Presented by Susan P. and Louis K. Meisel

PEGASUS takes flight: 5 Rachmaninoff Concerti with 5 stars

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All five of Rachmaninoff's piano and orchestra masterpieces/concerti will be brought to life by a constellation of five internationally acclaimed pianists, truly a rare experience.
This Festival of Rachmaninoff will soar on the wings of Pegasus: The Orchestra––New York's dynamic new ensemble.

Artists
Dominic Cheli, piano
Nadejda Vlaeva, piano
Fei-Fei Dong, piano
Konstantin Soukhovetski, piano
Inna Faliks, piano

Pegasus: The Orchestra
Karén Hakobyan, artistic director and principal conductor

Dominic Cheli - “mesmerizing, (he) transfixed the audience...his fingers were one with each key.” (LA Times)
Nadejda Vlaeva - "unfailingly sympathetic and musical" (International Piano)
Fei-Fei Dong - “passion, piquancy and tenderness” and “winning stage presence” (Dallas Morning News)
Konstantin Soukhovetski “…pianist who captivates” with his “distinctive lyricism”, “immaculate technique” and “vigor…refinement… and drama.” (The New York Times)
Inna Faliks - “Adventurous and passionate” (The New Yorker) and “signature blend of lithe grace and raw power” (Lucid Culture.)
Karén Hakobyan – “Musician of abundant gifts and bountiful ideas” (The New York Concert Review)

Program:
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

INTERMISSION

RACHAMNINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

INTERMISSION

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30