Mar 12, 2006

Matinee Concert: Svetlana Karpunkina

Date: Mar 12, 2006, 11:30 Uhr

Duration: Mar 12, 2006

Location: Akademie Schloss Solitude

Svetlana Karpunkina performs works by Franz Schubert, Alexander Skrjabin and Dimitri Schostakovich

Experience a concert with leading Russian pianist Svetlana Karpunkina in the familiar atmosphere of Solitude! Karpunkina was awarded a prize for her Schubert interpretations in the Schubert competition in Dortmund. Here, she plays sonatas by Schubert and Skrjabin as well as Schostakovich’s Prelude and Fugue in D minor.

Pianist Arbo Valdma has praised Svetlana Karpunkina as an “extraordinarily talented pianist. Thanks to the brilliant mastery of her instrument, she is a confident interpreter with a secure feel for style and musical intelligence. She is, at the same time, a very sensitive musician.”

Svetlana Karpunkina (*1971 in Duschanbe, Tajikistan) studied piano at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, at the Basel Music Academy, at the Nuremberg Music Academy and the Cologne Music Academy. She has performed internationally as a soloist and with chamber music ensembles like the Symphonic Orchestra of Basel. She has also performed in the Oeschenhausen and Potsdam festivals. Karpunkina has won numerous prizes in international piano competitions in Sydney, Cleveland, Madrid, and more. In 1998 Karpunkina won a DAAD fellowship and has been a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude since October 2005.

Admission: 7 Euro (4.50 Euro)

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