AMERICAN pianist Roman Rudnytsky will perform his only Sydney concert in Penrith.
Born in New York into a prominent Ukrainian musical family Rudnytsky started piano at four and gave his first recital at seven. He is the prize-winner of 10 major national and international piano competitions. A graduate of the Juilliard School in New York, he has performed in 95 countries and been a soloist with many orchestras around the world.
His program at the Joan will cover Ritual Fire Dance from Manuel de Falla's ballet El Amor Brujo, Beethoven's Sonata in E Flat (opus 81a), Das Lebewohl: Venus, the Bringer of Peace from Holst's The Planets, Valse in A Flat (opus 69, no. 1), Grande Valse Brillante in A Flat (opus 34, no. 1) and Grande Valse Brillante in F (opus 34 no. 3) by Chopin, Three Scenes from Stravinsky's Petrouchka, Valhalla from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen , Entry of the Guests from Wagner's Tannhauser and Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No 2.
It's at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre on Friday, September 13 at 8pm. Cost: $20 to $30.
Details, bookings: 4723 7600 or jspac.com.au.