College of Charleston SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Celebrated Ukrainian Musicians to Open Charleston Music Fest

Housed in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest will present violinist Nazariy Pylatiuk for a night of intimate chamber music. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, College of Charleston faculty members Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will join Pylatiuk to perform Polonaise de Concert No. 1, Op. 4 in D Major for violin and piano by Henryk Wieniawski and Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major, D.929 Op. 10 by Franz Schubert.

The concert will take place on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. General admission is $25 and $10 for all students. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (843) 953-6315, or at the door. 

The trio hails from Ukraine, and each member is an international competition winner. Each artist also has an established and distinguished career as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, and each has appeared with major orchestras and on premier chamber music series throughout the United States and Europe.

Nazariy Pylatiuk is the First Prize winner at Yankelevych International Competition in Russia (2011), Laureate of Karl Flesh (2003) and Mykola Lysenko International Competitions (2007) and a Gold medal holder of the Academy of the Arts of Ukraine (2010). He has been featured as a soloist and chamber musician throughout USA, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic and Ukraine. Learn more.

Natalia Khoma is an internationally renowned cellist. Since winning the All-Ukrainian competition she has won top prizes at the Budapest Pablo Casals Competition, Markneukirchen (Germany) and the Tchaikovsky International Competitions, as well as First prize at the Belgrade International Cello Competition. Learn more.

Volodymyr Vynnytsky is laureate of the Margueritte Long-Jacques Thibaud International Piano Competition in Paris. He has performed with leading orchestras and appeared in solo recitals in many prestigious concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Steinway Hall, the Phillips Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Great (Bolshoi) Hall at the Moscow Conservatory, the Theatre Champs d’Elysees, Amphitheatre Richelieu de la Sorbonne, Salons de Boffrand de la Presidence du Senat in Paris, St. John’s Smith Square in London, Philharmonic Big Hall of Columns (Kyiv), Odessa Philharmonic Theatre in Ukraine, Tsai Performance Center (Boston), Teatro de Santa Isabel in Recife, Brazil, Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg and Baxter Theatre Centre Concert Hall in Cape Town, South Africa among many others. Lean more.