Rachmaninoff 150th Anniversary Celebration

Performance

WHEN Monday, February 27, 2023
7:30 PM WHERE The Blue Hall, The Arts Center WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Ioannis Potamousis presents a solo piano program featuring Rachmaninoff’s miniature and larger compositions side by side with composers that inspired him: Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Chopin.

Rachmaninoff is acclaimed as a composer who understood all the possibilities of the piano with legendary technical perfection. Looking beyond contemporary musical trends, he preferred to compose and perform in styles he held dear to his heart from childhood.

Ioannis Potamousis, described by the Pasatiempo as “New Colossus of the Keys”, is internationally acclaimed as a charismatic and passionate performer. He is known for his captivating artistry and introspective, poetic expression.

Performers
  • Ioannis Potamousis, Pianist
Hosted by
  • NYUAD Music Program

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