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PIANO-1/ Dmitry Rachmanov
November 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov is the Chair of Keyboard Studies at California State University Northridge. A sought-after performer, master class clinician, adjudicator and lecturer, Rachmanov has serve on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and has appeared as a guest artist at The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, Eastman School of Music, Royal Northern College of Music (UK), Shanghai and Beijing Central Conservatories.
Rachmanov has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, London’s Barbican and South Bank Centres, at venues in Europe and Asia, and has collaborated as a soloist with the Ukraine National Symphony, National Orchestra of Porto and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, among others. He has recorded for Naxos, Parma, Master Musicians and Vista Vera labels.
An active member of the American Liszt Society, Dmitry Rachmanov served as the Artistic Director of the 2016 ALS Festival “Liszt and Russia” hosted by Cal State Northridge. He is a cofounder of the society’s Southern California chapter.
A proponent of Russian repertoire, Rachmanov gave the US premiere of Boris Pasternak Piano Sonata, broadcast by the NPR, and his recital “The Art of the 19th Century Russian Character Piece” was noted by the New York Times for “considerable color and focus” he brought to each work. A founding member of the Scriabin Society of America, his all-Scriabin 100th memorial anniversary program at Carnegie Zankel Hall was described as “a ‘poem of ecstasy’ in every sense: giant in conception, quantity, quality, execution, thoughtfulness, and sensitivity” by New York Concert Review.
Dr. Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School (BM& MM) and Manhattan School of Music (DMA). A recipient of numerous awards, he has been named the Academic Research Fellow for 2018-19 by the Mike Curb College at CSUN.