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Behzod Abduraimov

Jan 24

Performance Dates

  • Tue Jan 24 2023 7:30 PM

Venue

Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

Since winning the London International Piano Competition in 2009, Behzod Abduraimov’s passionate and virtuosic performances have dazzled audiences around the world. His “prodigious technique and rhapsodic flair” (The New York Times) have defined his career as a recording artist, recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with major orchestras worldwide. The Tashkent, Uzbekistan native presents a program specifically crafted for his Meany debut, featuring Uzbek composer Dilorom Saidaminova, along with César Franck and Sergei Prokofiev.

 

Electrifyingly physical, combining liberated exuberance with astonishing technical control.
— The Independent

 

PROGRAM 

CÉSAR FRANCK: Prélude, Fugue and Variations, Op. 18 (trans. Harold Bauer)

SERGEI PROKOFIEV: 10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75

DILOROM SAIDAMINOVA: The Walls of Ancient Bukhara

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Pictures at an Exhibition (original piano version)

 

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