On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 8:00 PM, in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, as part of their 45th Anniversary year, Pro Musicis presents pianist Inna Faliks, winner of the 2005 Pro Musicis International Award.
Following her acclaimed debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 15, Ms Faliks has performed on many of the world’s great stages under such noted conductors as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart. Recent appearances include the Poisson Rouge in New York City, the Embassy Series in Washington D.C., the Salle Cortot in Paris, broadcast recitals in Chicago, and LACMA’s music and art series in Los Angeles.
Her chamber music partnerships include work with Colin Carr, Nathaniel Rosen and Nina Beilina. She is a favorite at festivals in the U.S. and Europe, including Verbier, Taos, and Bargemusic. Her innovative and interdisciplinary series, Music/Words, links contemporary poetry and live piano performances.
A native of Odessa, Ukraine, Ms. Faliks is the recipient of numerous awards. She has a master’s degree from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, a doctorate from Stony Brook University, and an Artist Diploma from the Accademia Pianistica Internazionale in Imola, Italy. Her teachers include Leon Fleisher, Ann Schein, and Gilbert Kalish. She lives in New York City and is on the piano faculty of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She performed her Pro Musicis debut recital in Weill Hall in 2006.
- Ludwig van Beethoven, Fantasy in G minor, Op. 77
- Franz Schubert, Sonata in A minor, Op. Posth. 143
- Franz Liszt, from Transcendental Etudes, No. 11 & 10
- Sofia Gubaidulina, Chaconne
- Maurice Ravel, Gaspard de la Nuit, Poems for Piano
Tickets $25 (seniors/students $15) at the Box Office or online at www.CarnegieHall.org or CarnegieCharge 212-968-4288
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