February 23 - March 4, 2018
Constantine Kitsopoulos, Music Director

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Nikolay Khozyainov

Concert: Chad Hoopes, Violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, piano The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor

Saturday: 8:00 PM – March 3, 2018, Mizner Park Amphitheater

Program
Tchaikovsky – Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Chad Hoopes, violin

Intermission

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 30
Nikolay Khozyainov, piano

Nikolay Khozyainov is one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. Still in his early twenties, his featured recitals and concerto engagements have already included sold out performances at some of the world’s foremost stages such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Wigmore Hall in London, the Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Khozyainov has performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, The Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, and RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, among many others.   In 2012, Khozyainov was awarded first prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition and second prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition. He additionally received the following special prizes: “Best performance of both concertos voted by members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra,” “Best performance of a work by Liszt,” “Best performance of a work by Schubert,” “Best performance of a virtuoso study,” and “Youngest Finalist.”   At the present time, Khozyainov splits his time between Moscow and Germany, where he is pursuing an Advanced Degree studying at the Hannover Hochschule für Musik under the guidance of Professor Arie Vardi. www.nikolaykhozyainov.com 
Nikolay Khozyainov
Photo – Douglas Foulke
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Nikokay Khozyainov

Nikolay Khozyainov is one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. His musicality and formidable technique have thrilled audiences around the world. Still in his early twenties, his featured recitals and concerto engagements have already included sold out performances at some of the world’s foremost stages such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Wigmore Hall in London, the Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Khozyainov has performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, The Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, and RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, among many others.

Born in Blagoveshchensk, a city in eastern Russian, Khozyainov began to play the piano at age five, and his musical talent was discovered immediately. He moved to the capital to continue his studies at the Central Musical School, and at age seven, he made his public debut with the Handel Piano Concerto at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. He continued his graduate studies at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory until May 2015. At the present time, he splits his time between Moscow and Germany, where he is pursuing an Advanced Degree studying at the Hannover Hochschule für Musik under the guidance of Professor Arie Vardi.

In 2012, he was awarded first prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition and second prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition. He additionally received the following special prizes: “Best performance of both concertos voted by members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra,” “Best performance of a work by Liszt,” “Best performance of a work by Schubert,” “Best performance of a virtuoso study,” and “Youngest Finalist.”

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2018 SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 22nd
- 7:30 PM

Documentary film screening: ITZHAK, Alison Chernick’s documentary examines the life and music of Itzhak Perlman, widely considered one of the world’s greatest living violinists.
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, February 23rd
- 7:30 PM

Concert: Kathleen Battle, soprano, Lynn Philharmonia, Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, February 24th
- 8:00 PM

Concert: Itzhak Perlman - In the Fiddler's House
A Klezmer Celebration
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, February 25th
- 4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Hannah Tinti, Bestselling author of “The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley” and “The Good Thief,”  and founder and editor of One Story magazine - Cabinets of Wonder
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, February 25th
- 7:00 PM

Concert - Grupo Compay Segundo, Iconic band from Havana
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, February 26th
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Richard Haass, Author & President, Council on Foreign Relations - A World In Disarray: Causes, Consequences, Choices
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Wednesday, February 28th
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Peter Diamandis, Bestselling author and Founder of the X Prize Foundation - Transforming Scarcity to Abundance
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Thursday, March 1st
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: T Bone Burnett, Award-winning songwriter, producer & performer - On the Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & Movies
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Friday, March 2nd
- 7:30 PM

Concert: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends "New Worlds"
An evening of music, poetry and prose
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 3rd
- 4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: James Marshall, documentary film producer - The American Dream Project
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, March 3rd
- 8:00 PM

Concert: "Russian Fantasy" Chad Hoopes, violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, piano
The Symphonia & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor

Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 4th
- 6:00 PM

Film with Orchestra: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
The Symphonia & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater