Pianist: Ilya Itin

ILYA ITIN, piano.

Audiences throughout the world revere Ilya Itin’s unique artistry. Playing to sold out houses in Japan and in the US, he is known for his extraordinary range, power, quality of sound and command of the piano. His Princeton recital was singled out by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “top ten musical moment of the year”, and in the New York Times he was described as: “…a brilliantly insightful pianist who offered a superb recital." Click here for Full bio.


PROGRAM
July  15, 2017
8pm  Taplin Auditorium


Schubert:
SONATA in D Major, D 850, Op.53
I.   Allegro vivace
II.  Con moto
III.  Scherzo: Allegro vivace - Trio
IV.  Rondo: Allegro moderato
Rachmaninov:
SONATA  NO. 1, OP. 28
I.   Allegro moderato
II.  Lento
III. Allegro molto

 

“The amazing thing to me is that Dorothy Taubman never set out to develop a method to cure injured pianists. Her main intention was to teach people to play as virtuosos, but, in doing, so, she realized that the motions that were involved in virtuoso playing also cured injuries.”

Barbara Banacos