Waring International Piano Competition’s Key Players Holds Musical Salon for the Holidays

December 05, 2019

Waring International Piano Competition’s Key Players Holds Musical Salon for the Holidays
December 5, 2019, Palm Desert, CA: The Waring International Piano Competition’s membership group, The Key Players, holds their 3rd annual Holiday Musical Salon in Rancho Mirage, this Sunday, December 8, from 4 to 6 PM at the lovely home of Andy and Marylynn Gladstein. The event includes a piano recital by one of the winners from last spring’s Waring International Piano Competition, followed by a hosted reception. The musical program consists of Mozart and Chopin. The cost is $100 for Key Player Members and $125 for non-members. The event includes a tax-deductible donation. Visit vwipc.org for more info and to buy tickets.
BIO – Seventeen year-old VICTOR SHLYAKTENKO took 2nd place in the 2019 Intermediate Concerto division of the Waring International Piano Competition. A student of Teresa de Jong Pombo at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, Victor has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras, performing piano concerti by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Grieg and Liszt. Victor’s first prize awards include Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, Edith Knox Concerto Competition and American Prize in Piano. Passionate about community engagement, Victor is a founding member of California Young Musicians, a network of young performers who share their art through concerts and lectures. Victor has been awarded a scholarship from the Chopin Foundation. He is currently a Young Scholar of the Lang Lang Foundation and a recipient of the Richard D. Colburn Scholarship at the Colburn School.
Dec 8 – Key Players Salon – Program
Victor Shlakhtenko, pianist
Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K.310 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1. Allegro maestoso
2. Andante cantabile con espressione, F major
3. Presto 2/4
Nocturne in D flat major, opus 27 No. 2 Frederic Chopin
Ballade No. 2, opus 38 Frederic Chopin
Scherzo No. 2 in b flat minor, opus 31 Frederic Chopin