Stephen Beus-piano, USA

“Strikingly original… an interpretive voice all his own” (Fanfare Magazine). In the space of four months, American pianist Stephen Beus won first prize in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, first place in the Vendome Prize International Competition (Lisbon) and he was awarded the Max I. Allen Fellowship of the American Pianists Association (Indianapolis). As a result of winning the Juilliard School Concerto Competition Mr. Beus made his Carnegie Hall debut with the Juilliard Orchestra and James DePreist, playing Prokofiev Concerto No. 3. He has also performed as guest soloist with the Gulbenkian Symphony (Lisbon), Oxford Philomusica, the Tivoli Symphony (Copenhagen), the Tbilisi National Opera Orchestra, the Northwest Sinfonietta (Seattle), the Royal Philharmonic of Morocco (Casablanca), the Vaasa Symphony Orchestra (Finland) as well as with the Hamburg, Indianapolis, Nashville, Santa Fe, Utah, Fort Worth, Tucson, Jacksonville etc. Equally active as a soloist, Mr. Beus has performed at Wigmore Hall, the Salle Gaveau and Salle Cortot (Paris), Merkin Hall, the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, the Central Conservatory (Beijing), Teatro San Carlo (Naples), Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall), the Queluz Palace (Lisbon) and has performed for the Dame Myra Hess and Fazioli Salon series (Chicago), the International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York City), and has given recitals across the United States as well as in Kazakhstan, Russia, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Georgia, China, France, Italy, Portugal, the Czech Republic, and Morocco. Born and raised on a farm in eastern Washington, Mr. Beus began lessons at age 5 and made his orchestral debut four years later. He went on to win numerous national and international competitions throughout his youth, capturing the attention of both audiences and critics. Mr. Beus holds degrees from Whitman College, The Juilliard School, and Stony Brook University, and his teachers have included Leonard Richter, Robert McDonald, Gilbert Kalish, Christina Dahl, and Paulette Richards. He has recorded on the Endeavor Classics, Harmonia Mundi, and Centaur Records labels.  Stephen Beus is a Steinway Artist and currently teaches at Brigham Young University.

 

Programme:

 

  1. Mendelssohn: Sonata in E Major, Op. 6

Allegretto con espressione
Tempo di Menuetto
Adagio e senza tempo
Molto allegro e vivace

 

  1. Medtner: Sonata tragica, Op. 39 No. 5

-Intermission-

Ronn Yedidia: Grand Etude No. 7 “Flight Over the Ocean”

Ronn Yedidia: Grand Etude No. 20

S. Barber: Sonata in E-flat Minor, Op. 26

Allegro energico
Allegro vivace e leggiero

Adagio mesto
Fuga: Allegro con spirito

Date

Jul 25 2022
Expired!

Time

21:00

Cost

MKD700.00

Labels

Music
Church St. Sophia

Location

Church St. Sophia
Car Samoil 88, Ohrid 6000

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