Michael Kaykov Online Piano Recital

by Francesco Comito

September 13


01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

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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.
In order to watch the video of the concert, you can MAKE A SMALL DONATION directly to the artist ( ANY AMOUNT will be greatly appreciated).

Next pianist that we are presenting here is Michael Kaykov, who will be playing On 20th of September, 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.


Beethoven: Sonata No. 32 Op. 111 – Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Chopin: Etude in a minor Op. 25 No. 11 “Winter Wind”
Chopin Mazurkas Op. 59 Nos. 1 and 2
Liszt Années de pèlerinage: Orage

Dr. Michael Kaykov, American pianist and educator, holds a Bachelor of Music Degree (piano) from Mannes College of Music, a Master’s Degree from The Juilliard School (where he received the Kamiya Sisters Piano Scholarship), and a Doctorate (DMA) from the Manhattan School of Music. His Doctoral Dissertation was focused on the evolution of Alexander Scriabin’s Harmonic Language across the etudes Op. 8, 42 and 65.
Michael has taught required piano classes and keyboard skills for pianists at the Manhattan School of Music, as part of his doctoral fellowship. Having graduated with a DMA degree, Michael is now a music history and music theory department assistant there.
Michael is also on the piano faculty of the Harlem School of the Arts (NYC) and at Rutgers University (Mason Gross School) in New Jersey.
Michael has taught masterclasses, gave lectures, and played recitals in Beijing at the First Shengyue Sino-American International Music Summer Camp in August 2016 (organized by the Asia Pacific Foundation of America and Peking University) and was invited to come back again in 2017 and 2019.

Dr. Kaykov has played solo recitals in New York City venues including Alice Tully Hall, CAMI Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Steinway Hall, and Carnegie Hall. International appearances include several recitals and concerto appearances in China (Urumqi, Tianjin, Beijing), Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Germany, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. He has also collaborated with Emmy award winning composer and producer Glen Roven, and the José Limón Dance Company (NYC).
In addition to his concert activities, Michael is preparing several scholarly articles on Scriabin for publication (in English) in Russia and Croatia. His piano transcriptions will be published in Japan next year by Muse Press. His newly-recorded CD featuring the piano works of Franz Liszt is being released on Centaur Records (USA). Dr. Kaykov lives in New York City since 1998.

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