Join Ilya Shmukler on March 20, 7:30 p.m. for a recital featuring Debussy and Rachmaninov. The performance will be livestreamed, no in-person attendance, please.
1. Claude Debussy – “Images”, book I, L. 110
I. Reflets dans l’eau
II. Hommage à Rameau
2. Carl Vine – Piano sonata N. 1 (1990)
II. Leggiero e legato
Sergey Rachmaninov – Piano concerto N. 3 in d minor op. 30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo. Adagio
III. Finale. Alla breve
Piano accompaniment – Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich
Ilya Shmukler started his musical education in Moscow at the age of 5. Currently he studies at International Center for Music at Park University (Parkville, the USA) with Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch as well as at Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory with Professor Elena Kuznetsova and Associate Professor Sergey Kuznetsov.
Ilya Shmukler is award winner of a number piano competitions such as: IV International Festival-Competition “Musica Classica” (Ruza, Russia, 2009) – Grand Prix; Festival “Origin” (Moscow, Russia, 2009) – Grand Prix; 46th International Radio Competition for Young Musicians “Concertina Praga” (Prague, Czech Republic, 2012) – Winner Diploma; V International Rachmaninov Music Competition (St. Petersburg, Russia, 2012) – 2nd Prize; I International Competition “Sсriabin – Rachmaninov” (Sofia, Bulgaria, 2012) – Grand Prix; the 3rd Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition (Tokyo, Japan, 2019) – 1st Prize and Audience Award; the New York Virtuoso International Competition (New York City, the USA, 2021) – 1st Prize.
As a participant of projects of International Charitable Fund “New Names” he was involved in number of festivals such as “Crescendo”, “Stars on the Baikal”. The name of Ilya Shmukler is listed in the “Golden Book – the names of the young talents”.
Ilya Shmukler repeatedly played in the leading Concert Halls in Russia, Japan, the USA, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Germany, Lithuania, Moldova, Kazakhstan.
Ilya Shmukler played with several orchestras, among them with the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra (Russia) and Bayer-Symphoniker Orchestra (Germany). He recorded for the CD, TV, and radio programs such as “Radio of Russia”. In 2017 he was broadcasted by “Medici.tv”.