February 15, 2019
8:00 pm
School of Music

Piano at Butler Series: PROGRAM CHANGE: Yevgeny Yontov

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Join Israeli pianist Yevgeny Yontov for an evening of piano works composed during WWI.

Program:

N. Medtner: 4 Skazki (Fairy Tales), Op. 35 (1916-1917)

C. Debussy: Etudes, Book II (1915)

S. Prokofiev: Vision fugitives, Op. 22 (1915-1917)

M. Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (1914-1917)

 

About the Artist:

Yevgeny Yontov has established himself as one of the most promising Israeli pianists of his generation. As finalist in the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, he received the Prize for Best Performance of Chamber Music, and the Prize for the Best Israeli Pianist. Other international top prizes include gold medals at the Wideman International Piano Competition and Berliner International Music Competition, as well as additional prizes at the Boesendorfer International Piano Competition, the Olga Kern International Piano Competition, and the Pinerolo International Piano Competition, among others.

Mr. Yontov has given masterclasses across the US, Israel, and China, and in 2018, he joined the distinguished piano faculty of Bowling Green State University.