Great Music

Submitted by peter holmes on Thu, 02/02/2006 - 08:36.

Zsolt Bognar was at once extraordinary and authentic in his performance Wednesday night of Tchaikovsky's 2nd Piano Concerto at Kulas Hall, on the Cleveland  Institute of Music campus.  Bognar, a student of Sergei Babayan, was passionate in his interpretation of the rarely heard concerto in G Major.  His keyboard fingering provided an awesome display of his growing physical and mental virtuosity. 

Playing to a packed hall, Bognar showed why he was winner of the 2005 CIM Concerto Competition and has been entertaining and stimulating audiences in Boston, New York, Austria, Holland.  A second-year student in the Artist Diploma Program, Bognar brought to the hall the energy of classical music and a reminder, when none is needed, why Cleveland is a great music city, for all audiences.  The program, that included Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestrated by Ravel) and Beethoven's The Creatures of Prometheus, was free. 

 

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Provide more info on free concerts

Peter - this sounds great - can you tell us more about what free concerts are available at CIM and how to make reservations, etc.?