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SOLD OUT: Anna Geniushene, piano

Part of the Skyline Piano Artist Series

Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 7:30pm CST

Galvin Recital Hall

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“Powerhouse sound, forceful music personality, and sheer virtuosity” —Musical America 

Silver medalist of the 2022 Van Cliburn Competition, Anna Geniushene has developed a diverse and versatile career, performing in major world venues such as the Town Hall in Leeds, National Concert Hall in Dublin, Museum of Art in Tel Aviv, and Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory. She has appeared with famed conductors including Marin Alsop, Gintaras Rinkevičius, and Valentin Uryupin, and collaborates with her husband, pianist Lukas Geniušas, and Quartetto di Cremona. A laureate of major international piano contests, she previously had strong finishes at the Leeds (laureate and finalist), Tchaikovsky (semifinalist), and Busoni (third prize) Competitions. Geniushene graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in 2015, where she studied with professor Elena Kuznetsova, and completed her Master’s with Distinction and Advanced Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music (London) in 2018 under the tutelage of Professor Emeritus Christopher Elton. 

Program: "Opus 1"
Muzio Clementi, Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1 
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Two Pieces, Op. 1 
Mieczysław Weinberg, Wiegenlied (Lullaby), Op. 1 
Robert Schumann, Variations on the Name “Abegg,” Op. 1 
Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata No. 5 in C Major, Op. 38
Frédéric Chopin, Rondo in C Minor, Op. 1 
Sergei Prokofiev, Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29

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Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.