Nazar Dzhuryn & Mikhail Yanovitsky
December 18, 2010 at 7 pm (Saturday)
Performing music by L. Revutsky, V. Barvinsky, V. Silvestrov, D. Popper.
At the Ukrainian Institute for Modern Art, 2320 W Chicago Ave
A native of Lviv, Ukraine graduated from the Lviv Music School, where he studied with Evgeny Shpitzer, and earned his Master of Music degree at the Moscow State Conservatory under Prof. Igor Gavrysh. Upon graduation, Nazar taught at the Moscow State Conservatory as an assistant professor before moving to Chicago in 1998. Since then, he has been in high demand as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and teacher.
Born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Mikhail Yanovitsky began his piano studies with his mother, Larisa, and with Marina Wolf at the Leningrad Special Music School for gifted children, and at the age of eighteen entered the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied with Mikhail Voskressensky. Shortly after arriving in the US, he won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions (1991), a significant recognition.