Dear friends, LE SALON DE LA MUSIQUE was born to support talented young artists. In fact, today, more than ever, in this difficult moment all our and your support is needed! Because of COVID-19 many MUSICIANS CAN NOT work in concert halls and THEREFORE an important and in most cases THE ONLY SOURCE OF INCOME IS TAKEN away from them.
If EACH OF US makes a SMALL CONTRIBUTION, we can easily reach our goal! We will present some of our very TALENTED ARTISTS who will PLAY for you FROM THEIR HOUSES to share their love for music.
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Next pianist that we are presenting here is Denis Zhdanov, who will be playing On 1st of November, at 8PM ( GMT+2).
The concert will be premiered on YouTube platform and the link will be available on OFFICIAL PAGE of Le Salon de la Musique on the day of the event. https://www.facebook.com/lesalondelamusique
There will be a FREE ACCESS to the performance, however, even SMALL donation can make a HUGE difference for the artist, so do not hesitate TO USE the PAYPAL link below to show your gratitude.
William Byrd Pavan “The Earl of Salisbury”
Franz Schubert Impromptu in F Minor op.142/1
Claude Debussy Prelude
“La fille aux cheveux de lin”
Etudes XI “Pour les Arpèges Composés”
XII “Pour les Accordes”
Chopin Prelude op.28/15 “Raindrop”
Etudes op.10/12 & op.25/12 in C Minor
Mr. Zhdanov’s artistic activity includes performances in such well-known concert halls as a Warsaw Philharmonic, Palau de la Musica de Barcelona, Concert Hall “Estonia” in Tallin, Auditori de Tenerife, KulturGasteig Munich, Salle Cortot Paris, L’Auditori Barcelona, Warsaw Concert Studio of Polish Radio, and many others.
The highlights of the recent seasons include Tonhalle Zürich, Switzerland (Mozart Concerto No.24, Wintertur Camerata), Warsaw National Radio Hall, Poland (Beethoven Concerto No.4, Warsaw Radio Orchestra), Jelenia Gora, Poland (Brahms Concerto No.2, Dolnoslaska Philharmonic), Palermo Classica Festival, Italy, Konzerthaus Berlin Espresso Recital Series,
Germany, and Harbin Concert Hall, China (Mozart Concerto No.23, Harbin Symphony).
In addition to the traditional classical piano repertoire Mr. Zhdanov also actively explores music of two contrasting periods: Renaissance and the Contemporary. During the current season he is preparing several programs involving works by W. Byrd, O. Gibbons, G. Ligeti, E. Rautavaara, C. Vine, T. Hosokawa, and others.
Denis Zhdanov has appeared with the following orchestras of the world: the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, the Valles Symphony (Spain), Orchestra Symphonic de Tenerife, the Bilbao Symphonic Orchestra, Granada Symphonic Orchestra, the Pomeranian Symphony (Poland), the Ukrainian TV and Radio Orchestra, the Polish Camerata, the Finnish Radio Orchestra, the “Nova Amadeus” Chamber Orchestra (Italy), the Georgian National Symphony, and the “Simfonia Iuventus” Orchestra (Poland), among others.
Denis started taking his first piano lessons at the age of nine in Ukraine and has already made significant achievements by his first year of studying; he became the winner of a regional piano competition while being the youngest participant.
The beginning of Denis Zhdanov’s international performing career with recitals and as a soloist with orchestra has started after his first debut recital in Lodz, Poland (2007), which brought a huge appreciation of the audience and critics. Denis also took part in the first and second International Arthur Rubinstein Piano Festivals in Lodz, Poland (2008, 2011).
Mr. Zhdanov has won numerous awards at prestigious International Music Competitions including:
The 56th International Maria Canals Piano Competition in Barcelona, Spain (WFIMC,
2010, 1st Prize)
The 2nd Internation Piano Competition “Cherny-Stefanska in Memoriam” Poznan,
Poland (EmCy, 2011, 1st Prize)
The 7th International Youth Piano Competition “Arthur Rubinstein in Memoriam” in Bydgoszcz, Poland (EmCy, 2007, 1st Prize)
The 19th International Piano Competition “Roma-2009: Chopin Prize” (Rome, Italy, 1st Prize),
The 3rd Maj Lind International Piano Competition in Helsinki, Finland (2012, 2 ndPrize)
He also recorded a CD with Chopin works for A. Rubinstein International Foundation in 2010
and a CD with Sonatas of Padre A. Soler with the “Naxos” Label in 2011.