From Russia with love
COFFS Harbour Music Society is proudly presenting a performance by Russian concert pianist Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, prize winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition.
In April, Arseny made his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra with Rachmaninoff ’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and has recently completed a tour of Europe under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington with Beethoven’s Piano
Concerto No. 5. He has recently become an exclusive recording artist for Decca Classics and his first CD under this label will be released in 2018.
Arseny was born in Moscow (1993) into a musical family, the grandson of famous Russian pianist Tatyana Nikolayeva, who was also a lifelong friend of Dmitri Shostakovich.
Arseny studied at the Central School of Music at Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, graduating with honours.
The program he will be bringing to Coffs Harbour celebrates some of the most wellknown pieces from the piano repertoire; Mozart’s Fantasia in
D minor, Chopin’s Berceuse Op. 57, and Rachmaninoff’s 6 Moments Musicaux, Op.16.
After the concert you’re invited to the Roving Bar for refreshments, where Arseny will be meeting with audience members and be available to sign copies of his CD.
What: Classical concert When: 8pm, November 16 Where: D Block Theatre, Southern Cross University Tix: coffsmusicsociety.com.au or 0466 985 652 or at door.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Pianist Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev will be performing in Coffs, November 16