New York.- The great French-Cypriot pianist Cyprien Katsaris will make his only east coast appearance on Thusday May 1st 7:30 PM at the Piano Salon at Yamaha Artist Services on Fifth Avenue.
Mr. Katsaris has performed with the world’s great orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur, Eugene Ormandy, Christoph Von Dohnanyi and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Mr. Katsaris has recorded extensively for Teldec, Sony Classical, EMI, Decca and now for his own label PIANO 21. Since its inaugural release in 2000 PIANO 21 has issued over 30 discs including two DVD’s. In addition to the standard repertoire such as the complete Mozart concertos performed and recorded live in Salzburg with Yoon K. Lee conductor. Mr. Katsaris is a devotee of the rare and unjustly neglected composers and repertoire. His recordings of “The Best of Bortkiewicz”, “Latin American Recital” Mozart and Bach transcriptions have received rave reviews from music critics.
Mr.Katsaris will announce the works for the May 1st recital, however the program will include sonatas by Haydn and Beethoven, Schubert songs arranged by Liszt and Godowsky, Strauss transcriptions and a Latin American group of pieces.
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