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  • conductor

Pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman is one of the most versatile and constantly interesting musicians of our time. His vast repertoire encompasses music from the Baroque to that of 21st-century composers.  Highlights of Feltsman’s 2014-15 season include concerto appearances with the Russian State Symphony on tour in the U.S., as well as numerous recitals.
Feltsman’s extensive discography has been released on the Melodiya, Sony Classical, Musical Heritage Society, and Nimbus labels.  His discography includes eight albums of clavier works of J.S. Bach, recordings of Beethoven’s last five piano sonatas, and the “Moonlight,” “Pathétique,” and “Appassionata” sonatas, solo piano works of Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Messiaen, and Silvestrov, as well as concerti by Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev.  
A dedicated educator of young musicians, Mr. Feltsman holds the Distinguished Chair of Professor of Piano at the State University of New York, New Paltz, and is a member of the piano faculty at the Mannes College of Music in New York City. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the International Festival-Institute PianoSummer at New Paltz, a three-week-long intensive training program for advanced piano students that attracts major young talents from all over the world.

Robert Spano, Music Director

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