23.06.2019

12.00

Tamás Érdi /Hungary/

Pianist Tamás Érdi lost his eyesight as a result of an oxygen overdose in a defective incubator. His interest in music was discovered at a very young age. His teachers use a unique method called “the structural method” to teach Tamás play the piano, whereby he virtually “recomposes” the music he is introduced to.

At 15, he plays a Mozart piano concerto at the prestigious Budapest Spring Festival with leading conductor Tamás Vásáry. At 17, he wins the Louis Braille International Piano Competition in Moscow and gets admission to the Music Academy in Vienna.

At 18 they win the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition with a five-piano arrangement in Salt Lake City. In 2002 Tamás graduates from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto as piano artist instructed by Leon Fleisher. During his studies in Toronto he plays with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Iceland Symphony, Symphony Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio, the Vienna Mozart Orchestra, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sverdlovsk Symphonic Orchestra.

In 2012 he is closing act of the Liszt Bicentennial events in Romania with the Enescu Symphonic Orchestra. He performs at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, plays in Siberia, Russia, Kuwait, Lebanon, US, Canada and several European cities, most recently in London at the Barbican Centre and works with all symphonic orchestras in Hungary. He plays for 4,000 people under the famous Chopin statue in Warsaw, Poland several times.

In 2008 Tamás receives the Junior Prima Prize Awarded to talented individuals under 30 and wins Prima Primissima in 2010, which is the most prestigious professional recognition for Hungarian individuals by the private sector. In 2012 he receives the “Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Knight’s Cross” state decoration.

program

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor op. 66

Prelude in D flat major op. 28 no.15

Ballade in G minor op. 23

Berceuse in D flat major op.57

Polonaise in A flat major op. 53

2 Nocturnes op. posth.
C minor
C sharp minor

Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat major op. 22

16.00

Serhij Hryhorenko /Ukraine/

Soloist of the Lviv State Philharmonic Society,
Ph.D. in history of Arts
Honored Worker of Arts in Poland

Born in 1981 in Lviv, belongs to the most eminent young Ukrainian pianists. He started to play piano at the age of six and graduated with distinction from M. Lysenko`s State Academy of Music in Lviv in the class of Prof Maria Tarnawiecka. After the academy, he continued his PhD studies under Prof Maria Tarnawiecka (2005-2008). He has won awards in national and international competitions and festivals, among them the first prize at the international competition “Art XXI” 2003 in Kiev at the Chamber music International festival 2004 in Kiev, he is a successful participant of many others music events in Ukraine and abroad.

Serhij Hryhorenko regularny performs in concerts as the soloist and with symphony orchestras in Ukraine and Poland. In 2006 he had a tournee in Swizerland. He has performed inter alia with Lviv Symphony Orchestra and Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra.
He received a scholarship from the Ukrainian Parliment (2003-2005).
He is also a recipient of scholarship from the Polish government “Gaude Polonia” in 2006.
In 2006 he has attended courses led by Prof Kazimierz Gierzod at Frederic Chopin`s Academy of Music in Warsaw.
His repertoire includes a rich range of Polish, German, Ukrainian, French and Russian music.

Laureat of national and international competitions:
- Harry Neuhaus`s Competition (Kirovohrad 2000);
- М. Lysenko`s International Competition (Kiev 2002);
- International Competition of Young Talants "Art XXI w.". (Kiev 2003);
- Еmila Gilels`s II International Competition (Odessa 2003);
- Chamber Music International Competition (Kiev 2004);
- Frederyk ChopinFestival in Lviv (Lviv 2006)

Participant in music events:
- ХХVII Days of Karol Szymanovski, (Zakopane, 2004)
- ХХХ Days of Karol Szymanowski( Zakopane, 2007)
- ХI Piano International Festival (Warsaw, 2006)
- ХІІ Piano International Festiwa, (Warsaw, 2007)
- Chopin`s public concert (Zelazowa Wola, 2007., Warszawa 2008,2011,2016,2017,2018)
- "Les Jeunes Talents du Piano" (Geneva, 2007)
- XII Ukrainian Piano Festiwal (Kirovohrad, 2009)
- XIX International Music Festival ( Katowice, 2009)
- "December Music Evenings" ( Zhytomir, 2009)
- ХV International Piano Festival (Warszawa, 2010 r.)
- XI International Piano Festival named after Sviatoslav Richter ( Zhytomir, 2011)
-Festival Mykola Lysenko ( Poltava, 2012)
- XV Ukrainian Piano Festiwal (Kirovohrad, 2012)
-International Piano Festival Masters Art ( Olsztyn, 2013)
Serhij Hryhorienko is a member of F. Chopin`s Association in Lviv.
In 2013 he defended his thesis and received a PhD degree in art history.

program

3 Nocturnes
D flat major op. 27 no.2
C minor op. 48 no.1
F major op. 15 no.1

Waltzes op. 34
A flat major no.1
A minor no. 2
F major no. 3

Barcarole in F sharp major op. 60

Polonaise in A flat major op. 53