Trailer for the new concert program scheduled for the season 2019/20. Further information on dates and concert venues are available at the concerts calendar section of the website. F. Schubert: Sonate No. 18, G dur, D. 894 4 Impromptus Op. 90, D.899 F. Schubert – F. Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen Der Wanderer Erlkönig Programm […]// Watch video
The premiere of the piano cycle “Sarcasms” op. 17 took place on November 27, 1916 in the St. Petersburg Conservatory with the personal performance of the musician. G.G. Neuhaus recollected of one of the first performances of “Sarcasms”: “Pince-nez placed on his nose, F.M. Blumenfeld cast his glance over Prokofiev’s head at the score. Sergei […]// Watch video
“Taratushkin fills every single tone with life. Everything fits together in an organic and natural way … Brahms wrote his Paganini variations as exercise pieces for certain technical challenges, scales, thirds, sixths, octaves. In all this challenges Brahms went to the limits of performers capabilities. It seams that for Taratushkin this limits simply do not […]
This winter Mark participated at the master classes of Leif Ove Andsnes, Håvard Gimse and Marios Papadopoulos at the Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy in Bergen, Norway. It was a great experience to work with this outstanding musicians in such a beautiful environment!
The master classes took place at a beautiful Rekstensamlingene from 21st to 28th of January.