We are pleased to share the following article by WRTI’s Kevin Gordon, host of these outstanding performances:
Steinway Artist Igor Resnianski LIVE from WRTI 90.1: March 5 at 12:10 PM
Our celebration of the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos concludes on Monday, March 5th with a live in-studio performance by the Russian-born pianist Igor Resnianski. Kevin Gordon is host.
Scarlatti: Sonata in E-flat Major
Scarlatti: Sonata in B Minor
Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109, 1st movement
Chopin: Mazurkas Op. 24, No. 1 and No. 2
Dr. Resnianski is an Assistant Professor at West Chester University of Pennsylvania in West Chester, PA. He also teaches at the Nelly Berman School of Music in Haverford, PA. He has won prizes for his playing in the New Orleans International Piano Competition, the International World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Nena Wideman International Piano Competition in Louisiana, the First China International Piano Competition in Beijing, and the All Russian Piano Competition.
In 1996, Igor made his concerto debut in the U.S. with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and in South America performing a solo recital at the International Music Festival in Medellin, Colombia.
He’s given solo recitals across the U.S. and in China.
Igor has been named named “Music Teacher of the Year” by the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association and is a sought-after teacher who regularly gives master classes throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a faculty and guest artist at the TCU/ Cliburn Piano Institute Fort Worth, Texas, is on the faculty of Piano Texas International Academy and Festival and has lectured at Rutgers University during the Mozart summer course. He is a regular faculty of the New Orleans Piano Institute and the University of Houston Piano Institute.
*Special thanks to Jacobs Music for making our “WRTI 90.1 Celebrates Steinway” series possible.