Pianist Alexander Shtarkman tonight will perform at “Ohrid Summer”

American pianist of Russian origin Alexander Shtarkman tonight will be part of the music program of the Ohrid Summer Festival.

The concert will be held in the church “St. Sophia” starting at 21:00.

Shtarkman has performed across the United States in concert halls in New York, San Francisco, Brookville, Palm Beach, Sarasota, and at the Ravinia Festival. His orchestral performances include concerts with the Dallas Symphony Orchestras, Fort Worth, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Northwood Festival Orchestra, and the Albuquerque Chamber Orchestra. In 1995, Alexander Shtarkman won first prize at the Buzoni International Competition in Bolzano, Italy. followed by numerous invitations to recitals and orchestral performances across Europe over the next few years. In addition, he has won awards at the 1989 Van Cliburn Awards and the 1994 Tchaikovsky Awards. After winning the competition in Taipei, the doors of the concert halls in Asia open for him.

Alexander Shtarkman has performed in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America, but also in Russia and the countries of the former Soviet Union, where he is often invited to perform in the small and large halls of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory.

His debut performances in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York have garnered much praise from music critics and audiences. The Los Angeles Times critic writes, among other things: “Alexander Shtarkman. Remember that name… ”.
Since 2002, Alexander Shtarkman has been a professor at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.