PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL, USA – (Feb. 23, 2017) The Florida Chamber Music Project will perform on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, with special guest pianist Elena Ulyanova.
The Florida Chamber Music Project will play Schumann and Beethoven during its performance, which begins at 3 p.m. The players for this performance include Susan Pardue (Violist and Artistic Director), Laurie Casseday (Cellist), Annie Hertler (Violinist) and Patrice Evans (Violinist and Director of Music Education).
Ulyanova is a Russian-born virtuoso pianist and a Steinway artist who will play Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and Schumann’s piano Quintet in E Flat Major.
At age 5, Ulyanova began to study piano with her mother, Larisa Ulyanova, in Saki, Ukraine. After winning several first prizes in Ukrainian and Russian competitions, she was awarded full scholarships in Moscow at Gnessin College of Music, Gnessin Academy of Music and Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where she earned a master’s degree. Ulyanova recorded her first solo CD in 2004, and shortly afterwards, she immigrated to Washington DC. She has performed orchestra, chamber and solo concerts throughout Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Ukraine, Austria, Korea, Netherlands, China, Poland, United Kingdom, Bulgaria and Romania and with numerous symphonies and musical organizations across the United States.
Ulyanova’s performance marks the first time the Florida Chamber Music Project has had a pianist as a guest artist.
The Florida Chamber Music Project completes its fourth season on April 23 with music featuring artists Mozart and Debussy. All performances begin at 3 p.m., and are approximately one hour in duration.
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