Time and Location
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Registration: 2:30-3:00 pm
Performance: 3:00-4:00 pm
Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)
Registration and Fees
RMB 80 for Yale alumni; RMB 100 for regular admission.
This event is not recommended for children under 7.
Walk-ins are not accepted.
Note: Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
The language of the event will be English.
On January 8, 2022, Misha Namirovsky ’11 MM, who has been called a “master of his art” and a “lyrical poet,” will perform a "Tribute" Solo Piano Concert at Yale Center Beijing, playing a collection of Cuban Dances by Cervantes and Lecuona (a tribute to his teacher Solomon Mikowsky), Schubert Sonata in C Minor D. 958 (a tribute to his teacher Hung-Kuan Chen), and a collection of Rachmaninoff preludes and etudes (a tribute to his teacher Eliso Versaladze).
1. La Comparsa Ernesto Lecuona
2. Tienequeser Ignacio Cervantes
3. La Carcajada Ignacio Cervantes
4. Amistad Ignacio Cervantes
5. Los Tres Golpes Ignacio Cervantes
6. Danza Lucumi Ernesto Lecuona
——Tribute to Solomon Mikowsky
Schubert Sonata in C minor, D. 958
III. Menuetto. Allegro Trio
——Tribute to Hung-Kuan Chen
Rachmaninoff Preludes and Etudes
1. Prelude in C major, Op. 32 No. 1
2. Etude in E flat minor, Op. 33 No. 6
3. Prelude in G major, Op. 32 No. 5
4. Prelude in C minor, Op. 23 No. 7
5. Prelude in B minor, Op. 32 No. 10
6. Prelude in G sharp minor, Op. 32 No. 12
7. Etude in E flat major Op. 33 No. 7
——Tribute to Eliso Versaladze
*Repertoire and order are subject to the scene
Misha Namirovsky ’11 MM
Associate Professor of Piano, Central Conservatory of Music
Russian born American pianist Misha Namirovsky has been called a “master of his art” (The Norderstedter Zeitung – Hamburg) and a “lyrical poet” (Die Rheinpfalz – Frankfurt). His playing was characterized as “incredibly musical and sensitive, yet at the same time transparent and precise” (Klassik.TV). Professor Namirovsky is a winner of several international competitions including the prestigious German Piano Award in Frankfurt and Chopin Koscuiszco Foundation Competition in New York. Further prizes include the Promusicis award in Paris, the Gran Prix at the Cantu competition in Italy and first prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition, among others.
Misha Namirovsky has received a deep and versatile education, spanning four countries and three continents. He began his studies in his native city of Moscow and continued his musical development in Israel, Germany, and the USA. Throughout his growth as a musician, he was accompanied and guided by wonderful musicians and renowned pedagogues such as Solomon Mikowsky, Eliso Verssaladze, and Hung-Kuan Chen. Further important influences include Mitsuko Uchida, Alfred Brendel, and Peter Weiley. Namirovsky holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and the Munich Musikhochschule, and completed his D.M.A at the New England Conservatory in Boston. Misha Namirovsky is currently an associate professor of piano at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.