Vadym Kholodenko – piano, Russia

  Vadym Kholodenko is fast building a reputation as one of the most musically dynamic, technically gifted performers of the new generation of pianists. Winner of the 2013 Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Kholodenko has begun to forge an international career throughout Europe, Asia and North America to great critical acclaim. Following the Cliburn Competition Kholodenko was appointed the first ever “Artist in Partnership” with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. This three-year collaboration included performances of the complete Prokofiev piano concertos which were recorded for release on Harmonia Mundi in addition to chamber music projects and international touring. Through the years, Kholodenko has collaborated with distinguished conductors, orchestras and performers, such as Vadim Repin, Alena Baeva, Alexander Buzlov and many others. Kholodenko’s recordings for Harmonia Mundi include the Grieg Piano Concerto and Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra / Harth-Bedoya, which was released in August 2015 to critical acclaim and awarded “Editor’s Choice” in Gramophone “a truly outstanding recording”.   Program:   Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Nocturnes, op. 48
  1. Lento in C minor
  2. Andantino in F-sharp minor
  Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35
  1. Doppio movimento
  2. Scherzo
  3. Marche funèbre: Lento
  4. Presto. Sotto voce e legato
  • interval –
  Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, op. 84
  1. Andante dolce
  2. Andante sognando
  3. Vivace