J. S. Bach
Italian Concerto, BWV971
Kreisleriana, Op 16
Sonata tragica, Op 39, No 5
Gaspard de la Nuit, M55
4 July 2019 (THU) 8pm
Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre,
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
$480 / $380 / $260
In 1995, Alexander Shtarkman was awarded the First Prize of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano, Italy. Immediately he has been offered over sixty recitals and orchestral engagements in Europe within the next few seasons. In addition to the Busoni Prize, Shtarkman is a major prizewinner of the 1989 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the 1994 International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition. He won the First Prize of the First Taipei International Piano Competition and was engaged for numerous concerts throughout Asia.
Shtarkman performs extensively in Europe and Asia, South and North Americas, Russia and the former Republics of the USSR. He is a frequent guest performer at the prestigious Great and Small Halls of the Moscow Conservatory. His orchestral appearances include the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta at Orchestra Hall, Northwood Festival Orchestra, Marin Symphony and the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque. Since 2002, Shtarkman has been serving as a member of the piano faculty at the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.