Vladislav Kosminov, Rising Star

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Multi-prizewinner at Rubinstein, Gershwin, Shabyt, and Lynn competitions, Uzbekistan native Vladislav Kosminov is making waves in the piano world. We are thrilled to celebrate his artistry by naming him one of our Rising Stars. Hear three of his FREE performances this November in Portland and at the Coast with works by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schiff, and Saint-Saëns.


Performances

Thursday, Nov 9: 3:00pm on "Thursdays at Three" on All Classical, Portland, OR To reserve a spot, please visit allclassical.org. UPDATE: seating is no longer available, but you can sign up for the wait list.

Friday, Nov 10: 7:00pm at Reed College -  Performing Arts Building, Room 320, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR (no tickets required)

Saturday, Nov 11: 7:00pm at Cannon Beach Community Church, 132 E Washington St, Cannon Beach, OR (no tickets required)

Program

Franz Schubert:

Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 120

Felix Mendelssohn:

Songs without Words, Nos. 1 and 3, Op. 19

Songs without Words, Nos. 3 and 6, Op. 30

David Schiff:

Six Songs without Words

Saint-Saens - Liszt - Horowitz:

Danse Macabre

Pianist Vladislav Kosminov, a native of Uzbekistan, made his California debut in January 2015 performing Chopin's Piano Concerto No.1 with Maestro Jon Robertson and the Redlands Symphony. The performance was described by Redlands Daily Facts as a “concert…with music simply flowing through his fingers and floating like liquid gold in intricate patterns up and down the keyboard.”

As the winner of the 2013 Lynn Concerto Competition, Mr. Kosminov made his United States debut in October of that year under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, performing Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Previous to his United States debut, he was a prizewinner of several International and National Competitions, including the Shabyt Inspiration International Piano Competition (Grand Prize, Astana, Kazakhstan, 2009), and the International Rubinstein Piano Concerto Competition (Second Prize, Paris, France, 2004). In 2015, he was one of the prizewinners of the George Gershwin International Competition in Brooklyn, NY.

Coming from a musical family, Mr. Kosminov was trained as a solo pianist. At home he studied at the Academic Musical Lyceum for gifted children named after Vladimir Uspensky. He has performed in various cities and historical places in Uzbekistan.

Mr. Kosminov came to the United States in 2013 to pursue a Professional Performance Certificate at the Lynn Conservatory of Music as a student of Roberta Rust. Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s Degree from Park University in Kansas City, under the tutelage of Stanislav Ioudenitch, the Gold Medalist of the 11th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.