Piano Recital with Elisso Bolkvadze
Wednesday 13 April 2016
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm
The Pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with EMMA for Peace, presents a recital with the remarkable Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze. A superstar in her home country, Elisso was awarded the “Medal of Georgian Government” – one of the most prestigious national honours. She has won numerous international piano competitions such as Van Cliburn Competition (USA), Vianna da Motta (Lisbon), Axa International Piano Competition (Dublin), Marguerite Long Competition (Paris) and she is regularly invited to perform with the world’s most renowned orchestras. A UNESCO Artist For Peace, she has become the first Georgian personality to hold this prestigious title, and she has recently received the prestigious distinction of Chevalier des Arts et Lettres by the French government. For her recital in Cyprus, which will take place on Wednesday 13 April 2016 at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8:30pm, Elisso Bolkvadze will perform works by Schubert, Chopin, Debussy and Prokofiev.
SCHUBERT Impromtus D899 (Nos.2,3,4)
CHOPIN Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante, Op. 22
DEBUSSY “L’isle joyeuse”
PROKOFIEV Sonata No.2, Op.14