ASO to welcome Alexander Korsantia as guest artist on January 19
The Akron Symphony Orchestra is pleased to welcome pianist Alexander Korsantia as a guest artist for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 on Jan. 19, 2019.
Alexander has won great critical acclaim for his versatility, power and the unique sincerity of his playing. He can be heard performing in many of the world’s foremost concert halls collaborating with renowned artists such as Valery Gergiev, Christoph Eschenbach, Paavo Jarvi, Gianandrea Noseda, Yuri Bashmet, Yuri Temirkanov, Vadim Repin, the Jerusalem Quartet and Sakari Oramo, among others.
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He has performed as soloist with orchestras throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Recent engagements have included a televised performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg; performances at the Stresa Festival in Italy under the baton of Yuri Bashmet; in the Newport, Tanglewood, Vancouver, Gilmore festivals; with the symphony orchestras of Louisville, Brazil, Bogota, Jerusalem and the City of Birmingham, the Georgian State Orchestra, the Kirov Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra and others. He has also participated in a United States recital tour with renowned violinist Vadim Repin.
Recent performance highlights include Prokofiev’s Third Concerto and Mozart’s B-Flat Major Concerto with Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and with Boston Pro Arte Orchestra, Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto with RAI Orchestra, Turin, Dvořák’s Concerto with Jerusalem Symphony and Oslo Philharmonic and Stravinsky Concerto with UK Youth Orchestra.
Tickets for the Jan. 19 performance, which will include Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, along with each of our concerts, are available online or by calling the Symphony Box Office at 330.535.8131.