Theater, Floor 1
888 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Award-winning pianist-composers Vyacheslav Gryaznov and Karén Hakobyan join forces in a special piano concert. The program features Gryaznov’s original composition Rhapsody in Black in three movements, based on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and Rachmaninov’s beloved Suite No. 1 for two pianos.
V. GRYAZNOV Rhapsody in Black for two pianos
I Day in New York. Porgy (Introduction, 1st Piano cadenza—Porgy’s hope, Porgy’s Story, Final)
II Bess. Night (Bess alone—Recitative, Bess theme, cocaine theme; Variations—Night club)
III Bess and Porgy (2nd Piano cadenza—Bess & Porgy’s Duet, Sunrise, Lullaby, Epilogue)
S. RACHMANINOFF Suite No. 1 Op. 5 for two pianos
I Barcarolle—Allegretto (G minor)
II Oh Night, Oh Love—Adagio sostenuto (D major)
III Tears—Largo di molto (G minor)
IV Easter—Allegro maestoso (G minor)
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Yamaha CFIIIS Concert Grand Piano provided by Yamaha Artist Services New York.