University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Outreach College presents a piano performance by the 2013 gold medalist of the Van Cluburn International Piano Competition Vadym Kholodenko. Born in Kiev, Kholodenko won first prize at both the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund in 2012, and the Sendai International Music Competition in 2010.
The performance will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 7:30–9 p.m. in Orvis Auditorium. It is part of a Performing Arts Presenters of Hawaiʻi tour.
He has worked with Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Spivakov and other distinguished conductors, and has performed across the globe in Austria, China, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland and the United States.
He released recordings of Liszt, Rachmaninov and Medtner on Russia’s TV Culture label in 2009. An avid chamber musician as well, he performed and recorded a CD with violinist Alena Baeva, and formed a piano duo with Andrey Gugnin which they dubbed iDuo.
Kholodenko currently resides in Moscow, where he attends the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Tickets are $10 to $35 and are available online, by phone at (808) 944-2697, or through the UH Ticket outlets (Stan Sheriff Center and the UH Mānoa Campus Center ticket office), service charges apply.