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Pegasus at Mana: Piano Duo, Gryaznov and Hakobyan

January 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Award-winning pianist-composers Vyacheslav Gryaznov and Karén Hakobyan join forces in a special piano concert. The program features Gryaznov’s original composition Rhapsody in Black in three movements, based on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and Rachmaninov’s beloved Suite No. 2 for two pianos.

V. GRYAZNOV Rhapsody in Black for two pianos
I Day in New York. Porgy (Introduction, 1st Piano cadenza—Porgy’s hope, Porgy’s Story, Final)
II Bess. Night (Bess alone—Recitative, Bess theme, cocaine theme; Variations—Night club)
III Bess and Porgy (2nd Piano cadenza—Bess & Porgy’s Duet, Sunrise, Lullaby, Epilogue)


S. RACHMANINOFF Suite No. 2 Op. 17 for two pianos
I Introduction—Alla marcia
II Waltz—Presto
III Romance—Andantino
IV Tarantella Presto

This event is open to the public, but entry requires advanced registration. Visit manacontemporary.com for more information.

Reception: 6:30–7PM
Concert: 7–8:30PM

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