Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street , London, W1U 2BP
Friday 1 May 2015 7:30PM
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Grammy-nominated Ukrainian-British violist and conductor Maxim Rysanov has established himself as one of the world’s most vibrant and charismatic musicians.
Originally from the Ukraine, Maxim has made London his home. He studied viola with Maria Sitkovskaya in Moscow and John Glickman in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He studied conducting with Alan Hazeldine at the Guildhall School of Music in London, and has taken part in several masterclasses including with Gennady Rozhdestvensky and Jorma Panula.
He is principally known for his performances as a violist, guest of the crème of international music scene such as BBC Last Night of the Proms, Edinburgh Festival, Salzburg Festival. He now combines his viola performance with a career as a conductor.
On Friday, 1st May Maxim Rysanov will perform with Martin Fröst (clarinet) Roland Pöntinen (piano) and Miah Persson (soprano)
Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and Kurtág
The programme includes:
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) – Trio in E flat major K498 ‘Kegelstatt’
- Franz Schubert (1797-1828) – Der Hirt auf dem Felsen D965
- Franz Schubert – Die Verschworenen D787 Romanze der Helene
- Robert Schumann (1810-1856) – Fantasiestücke Op. 73
Maxim’s official website http://maximrysanov.com/biography/4579434066
Maxim’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChsm_Auq6R37dadzuQExdVA