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Temirzhan Yerzhanov

Toccata in E minor, BWV 914 by J. S. Bach; Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (1837 Edition) by R. Schumann; Maslenitsa (February) from The Seasons, Op. 37 bis and Dumka, Russian rustic scene, Op. 59 by P. Tchaikovsky; Sonata-Reminiscenza, Op. 38, No. 1 by N. Medtner; Islamey, Oriental fantasy by M. BalakirevTemirzhan Yerzhanov burst into prominence in 1993 when, as an unknown pianist representing Kazakhstan he won the First Prize and Gold Medal in one of the musical world’s most prestigious contests, the International Schumann Competition. Since then he has forged an estimable career, touring Eastern and Western Europe, Asia and the Far East, and the US. His program tonight ranges from evocations of a rustic Russian idyll to Balakirev’s Islamey, Oriental fantasy, a dazzling piano showcase.

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Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

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