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Keyboard Concerts

NATASHA PAREMSKI, Pianist

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Friday, February 14 • 7:30 p.m.

Concert Hall

PHILIP LORENZ INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD CONCERTS

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NATASHA PAREMSKI

Works by Prokofiev, Ravel, and Mussorgsky

With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, Natasha Paremski reveals astounding virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities. Born in Moscow, she came to the United States at a young age winning numerous awards including the 2006 Gilmore Young Artist Prize. Lauded for her “fiery and widely dynamic playing” (London Classical Source), she enjoys a flourishing career that has included performances as soloist with such noted orchestras as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Houston Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, and the Moscow Philharmonic.

https://natashaparemski.com/ 

Admission: $25 general • $18 seniors • $5 students 


 

NARA AVETISYAN, Pianist

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Friday, February 28 • 7:30 p.m. 

Concert Hall

PHILIP LORENZ INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD CONCERTS

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FRESNO STATE ARMENIAN STUDIES PROGRAM

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NARA AVETISYAN

Works by Händel, Zakarian, Granados, Babadjanian, and Prokofiev

Born in Yerevan into an artistic family, Nara Avetisyan is currently completing her Doctorate in Piano Performance at Stony Brook University in New York. Prize winner at competitions in the United States, Armenia, Italy, Greece, and Lithuania, she has garnered accolades for her performances as recitalist, soloist with orchestras, and chamber music partner at concert halls in Vienna, Munich, Geneva, London, Monaco, São Paulo, Sochi, Boston, and Los Angeles.

http://www.joyousmusicschool.org/faculty-piano/nara-avetisyan/ 

Admission: $25 general • $18 seniors • $5 students


 

MONICA CZAUSZ, Organist

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Sunday, March 8 • 3 p.m. 

Concert Hall

PHILIP LORENZ INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD CONCERTS

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SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CHAPTER, AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS

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MONICA CZAUSZ

Works by Buxtehude, Schildt, Praetorius, J.S. Bach, Brahms, Schumann, Merikanto, and Hakim 

A true rising star among classical musicians, Monica Czausz has quickly made a name for herself as one of the finest young American organists on the scene todayreceiving praise for her “artistic mastery far beyond her years” (The American Organist). Currently completing an Artist Diploma at the famed Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, she enjoys a thriving performance career in Europe and the United States where she has appeared at Broadway Baptist Church in Forth Worth, St. John the Divine in New York City, the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, and Trinity Church in Boston. 

Co-sponsored with the San Joaquin Valley Chapter, American Guild of Organists,

https://www.monicaczausz.com/

Admission: $25 general • $18 seniors • $5 students


RAFAŁ BLECHACZ, Pianist

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Friday, March 27 • 7:30 p.m.

Concert Hall

PHILIP LORENZ INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD CONCERTS

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RAFAŁ BLECHACZ

Works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Franck, and Chopin

Since winning all prizes at the 2005 Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw, pianist Rafał Blechacz has established himself firmly on the international concert scene and is celebrated by both the audience and the press worldwide for his profound and virtuosic interpretations. Described by the great Martha Argerich as an “honest, extraordinary, and sensitive artist,” he is only the second Polish pianist, after Krystian Zimerman, to have enlisted under the Deutsche Grammophon label. Most recently, he was awarded a prestigious Gilmore Artist Award in recognition of his brilliant achievements and passionate commitment to his art.

https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/us/artist/blechacz/

Admission: $25 general • $18 seniors • $5 students


 

JEREMY DENK, Pianist

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Sunday, May 3 • 3 p.m. 

Concert Hall

PHILIP LORENZ INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD CONCERTS

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JEREMY DENK

Works by J.S. Bach

Known for the freshness and originality of his musical interpretations, American pianist Jeremy Denk has steadily built a reputation as one of today’s most compelling and persuasive artists with an unusually broad repertoire. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year award, he was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. “Jeremy Denk, clearly, is a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs, in whatever combination – both for his penetrating intellectual engagement with the music and for the generosity of his playing“ (The New York Times).

https://jeremydenk.net/ 

Admission: $25 general • $18 seniors • $5 students