Concert: Ani Aznavoorian (cello), Lera Auerbach (piano/composer), November 5

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Ani Aznavoorian, cello, and Lera Auerbach, piano/composer

4 Ani AznavoorianShostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, op. 40
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 2 in D minor, op. 14
Lera Auerbach: 24 Preludes for Violincello and Piano, op. 47

Friday, November 5, 2010, 7:30 pm

Brilliant virtuosos Ani Aznavoorian and Lera Auerbach will make their Chicago recital debut together paying homage to Shostakovich in an evening including his Cello Sonata and Auerbach’s own 24 Preludes for Violoncello and Piano. One of the most widely performed composers of the new generation, Auerbach is the youngest composer on the roster of the prestigious international music publishing company Sikorski, home to Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Schnittke.

In addition, Lera Auerbach will hold a master class on Thursday, November 4, 2-4pm at Fulton Recital Hall.

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