The Brigham Young University School of Music will host two distinguished performers who are faculty members at California State University, Northridge in free solo recitals Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26-27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.
• Julia Heinen will present a clarinet recital ccompanied by Dmitry Rachmanov on the piano Wednesday, Sept. 26.
To begin the performance, Heinen will perform “Premiere Rhapsody” by Claude Debussy followed by the Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 128 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. After a brief intermission, she will perform “Tema con Variazioni” by Jean Françaix and the Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by Marc Eyechenne.
As a soloist, Heinen has performed hundreds of concertos and recitals around the world including recent performances in El Salvador, the Czech Republic and Portugal. She has premiered and recorded several works written specifically for her and is recording a compact disc featuring six new works scheduled to be released in 2011 on the Parma Label.
• Dmitry Rachmanov will perform a piano recital Thursday, Sept. 27.
He will begin the performance with Six Variations in F Major on an Original Theme, Op. 24 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Valse Oubliee No. 1, S. 215/1 (1881) by Franz Liszt and “Four Songs” by Franz Schubert-Liszt. After a brief intermission, he will conclude the recital with a performance of the Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann.
A sought-after master class clinician and lecturer, Rachmanov has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Long Island Conservatory, SUNY. He has appeared as a guest artist at schools such as Royal Northern College of Music, UCLA, University of Chicago, Indiana University at Bloomington, Brandeis University, Queens College, University of Washington, Shanghai Conservatory and Beijing Central Music School.
Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School and he holds a DMA from Manhattan School of Music. He has been a frequent adjudicator at competitions in the United States and in Europe.
For more information about this recital, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Julia Heinen, visit www.juliaheinen.com. For more information about Dmitry Rachmanov, visit www.dmitryrachmanov.com.
Writer: Preston Wittwer