-- World-renowned Parisian violinist Alexandre Brussilovsky
will present a recital April 1 at The University of Southern
Mississippi Gulf Coast.
d'Amour" celebrates international musical romance with
a wide selection of pieces. The recital will start at 7 p.m.
in the Advanced Education Center Auditorium at the Gulf Park
campus in Long Beach.
and open to the public, the recital will feature violinist
Daniel Tringov and pianist Dancho Yordanov from Sofia, Bulgaria.
opening with Igor Stravinsky's "Suite Italienne,"
the first half of the program will continue with the sentimental
Mexican serenade "Estrellita" by Manual Ponce, "Romance"
by Sergei Rachmaninoff, "As a Melody" by Johannes
Brahms and will end with Brahms' "Scherzo."
intermission, the program's title piece by Edward Elgar will
highlight the recital, followed by Claude Debussy's "En
bateau." The recital closes with a highly virtuosic "Fantasy
on Gershwin's Porgy and Bess" by Igor Frolov. Popular
melodies include "Summertime," "My Man's Gone
Now," "I Got Plenty of Nuttin'," "Bess,
You Is My Woman Now," and "It Ain't Necessarily
was born in the Ukraine in 1953. After winning grand prizes
in numerous international violin competitions, including the
Grand Prix and Albert Rousssel Prize at the Jacques Thibaud
Competition in 1975, he spent the next decade performing outside
Russia. He left in 1985 and moved to France. There he built
his career, dividing his time between concert halls and teaching.
soloist, Brussilovsky has been invited to give concert performances,
solo recitals and master classes all over the world.
Sanchez, a Mississippi pianist who makes several appearances
each year both as a soloist and collaborative pianist, will
accompany him. She recently premiered Cary Smith's "Piano
Concerto" with the Meridian Symphony and can be heard
on a newly released compact disc, "Southern Nights,"
as soloist with the Southern Miss Symphony Orchestra. In July 2003 she
will perform and teach at the International Music Academy
at Pontlevoy, France.
event is presented as part of the Southern Miss Gulf Coast
Ambassador Series, which began last October with three musical
events and features six more this spring.
information call (228) 865-4573.