2013-2014 PIANO SERIES

All recitals are held at 7:30pm in the Music Recital. Admission for each is $20 general and $15 student/senior. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (916) 278-4323.

The fall 2013 Piano Series will open with a recital by guest artist Dmitry Rachmanov on Saturday, October 19.
The concert will feature works by Scriabin. Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov is a Professor of Piano at California State University, Northridge, where he serves as Chair of Keyboard Studies. A sought-after master class clinician and lecturer, Dr. Rachmanov has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Long Island Conservatory, SUNY, and has appeared as a guest artist at schools such as UCLA, University of Chicago, Indiana University, Brandeis University, University of Washington, University of Iowa, University of Alaska, Tulane University, Royal Northern College of Music (UK), Shanghai Conservatory and Beijing Central Music School. Dmitry Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School and he holds the DMA from Manhattan School of Music.

An additional recital in the fall will feature guest artist Adam Neiman on Saturday, November 23. His recital will include Beethoven’s Opus 106, the “Hammerklavier” Sonata. A highly-acclaimed recitalist, Neiman has performed in most of the major cities and concert halls throughout the United States and Canada. His European solo engagements have brought him to Italy, France, Germany, and Japan, where he made an eight-city tour culminating in his debut at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall. Chosen as a featured artist by director and Academy Award nominee Josh Aronson, Adam Neiman appeared in the PBS documentary film "Playing for Real," which aired worldwide and continues to air on the Bravo and Ovation networks. A two-time winner of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, Neiman received the Rubinstein Award upon his graduation in 1999, the same year in which he received the Avery Fisher Career Grant.