CORVALLIS, Ore. – Pianist Natasha Paremski will perform at 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at Oregon State University as part of the Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series.
The New York-based pianist, a native of Moscow, Russia, is known for her stunning technique. She won a number of prestigious awards at a young age, including the 2006 Gilmore Young Artist’s Prize and the 2007 Prix Montblanc. She also was named the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist of the Year in 2010 and earned a top-ten slot on the Billboard Traditional Classical Charts.
Paremski has performed as a soloist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic; San Francisco Symphony; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Oregon Symphony; Moscow Philharmonic; Minnesota Orchestra; and many others throughout the world. Among her solo recitals are stops at London’s Wigmore Hall; the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Meany Hall in Seattle; and the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Her performance program includes works by three popular Romantic-era composers: Frederic Chopin’s Three Mazurkas, Op. 63 and Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54; books one and two from Johannes Brahms’ “Variations on a Theme by Paganini;” and “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky.
The performance will be held in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. Tickets are $25 in advance, or $28 at the door. Tickets are available online at corvallispiano.org or at Grass Roots Books & Music in Corvallis. Students ages 8 to 18 and all college students with valid ID will be admitted free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply and are valid for purchase of up to two $5 tickets at The LaSells Stewart Center starting one hour prior to the concert with a SNAP card.
Accommodations relating to a disability may be made by calling 541-758-0036, preferably at least one week in advance.