Sat, Jan 21, 2023 7:30 PM

Linehan Concert Hall | UMBC

Performance Information

A Candlelight favorite, Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov returns to Linehan Hall with an evening of masterpieces, including Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite and Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit. Since his Candlelight debut in 2018, Abduraimov has stunned the musical world through highly praised solo appearances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, and Amsterdam Concertgebouw, as well as recitals at Carnegie Hall and BBC Proms. Abduraimov’s program for Candlelight will include a rare American performance of a work by fellow Uzbek, Dilorom Saidaminova.

The Program

Franck / Bauer: Prelude, Fugue and variations op.18 Dilorom Saidaminova: The Wall of ancient Bukhara Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit Rachmaninov: Selected preludes Prokofiev: Ten pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75

About The Artist

Behzod Abduraimov
Behzod Abduraimov

“With prodigious technique and rhapsodic flair, Mr. Abduraimov dispatched the work’s challenges, including burst upon burst of arm-blurring octaves, with eerie command.” (The New York Times) Behzod Abduraimov performs with renowned orchestras worldwide including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris and Concertgebouworkest and with prestigious conductors such as Valery…

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