Vadim Serebryany, acclaimed pianist to perform at Florida Southern College
LAKELAND (March 8, 2012) – As part of its Festival of Fine Arts, Florida Southern College is pleased to present acclaimed pianist Vadim Serebryany, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 at Branscomb Auditorium. Mr. Serebryany will play two major works by Beethoven, the Sonata in E major, Op. 109, and the Diabelli Variations, Op. 120, along with a group of short pieces by Brahms, Schoenberg, and Webern.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Vadim Serebryany immigrated to Canada at a young age. After graduating from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, he went on to complete his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at New York City's Juilliard School before completing his doctoral studies with Boris Berman at Yale University. Recently praised for his strong technique by the Toronto Star, Mr. Serebryany has been acclaimed by audiences and critics for his sensitive and intelligent music making. Since September 2008, Mr. Serebryany has been an Assistant Professor of Music at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama.
Tickets are $12 and are available at the Branscomb Auditorium box office 90 minutes before the performance or by calling the Festival of Fine Arts Office at (863) 680-4296.