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VLADIMIR ZAITSEV

"...Zaitsev is a splendid pianist and his New York debut was triumphant. Mr. Zaitsev's interpretations are meticulously planned, then brilliantly executed. He possesses a technique of startling virtuosity - surging, passionate and muscular...''
THE NEW YORK TIMES

"The playing was truly brilliant, leaving the audience quite breathless but the hall charged with well earned applause."

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, Hong Kong


"...A vigorously exciting display of virtuoso skill and expression...wonderful and passionate exuberance...Zaitsev left his listeners in just the right state of mind; nearly satiated, but still hungering for more."
THE WHIG STANDARD, Kingston, Canada

"A complete musician and extraordinary performer"   
CITTADINO DELLA DOMENICA, Milan, Italy


"A pianist to be remembered... Vladimir Zaitsev relates to a grand tradition of piano playing, the Romantic period of intensely sustained eloquence, of dramatic power, of lyricism and rhythmic vitality..."    

THE ELLSWORTH AMERICAN, Maine

"Reception was simply breathtaking, with standing room only and total unity of performers with the audience... Incredible!"   - 7 DAYS UKRAINE
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A native of  Kiev, UKRAINE Vladimir Zaitsev  studied piano with Irina Ocheretianaya at Zhitomir Musical College and privately, with profesor Tatiana Kravchenko of Kiev Conservatory and Boris Behterev of Moscow Conservatory. Upon immigrating to the US he graduated from Mannes College of Music in NYC as student of Nadia Reisenberg, also continuing his private studies with Alexander Edelman,  himself a student of Felix Blumenfeld, Vladimir Horowitz’s teacher. Vladimir also studied in Rome with Guido Agosti, one of the last students of Ferrucio Busoni.

Vladimir Zaitsev made his Carnegie Hall debut with International Symphony as a soloist in Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #1.

His solo debut
at N. Y. Town Hall Select Debut Series was hailed "triumphant" by the New York Times.

After becoming a finalist in F. Busoni International Competition in Bolzano, Italy, Vladimir performed throughout Italy, Canada and Far East. He was a guest on Robert Scherman’s “Listening Room” of WQXR N. Y. Times Radio and performed at Bar Harbor Music Festival in Main for six consecutive seasons. His performances were broadcast by Main and Louisiana Public TV networks.  

Vladimir has established himself as a sought after guest entertainer with various cruise lines:  Holland America, Norwegian, Princess, Crystal, Seabourn, Silversea and Cunard cruise lines in Scandinavia, Russia, Iceland, Far East, Mediterranean, Africa, South and Central America.

Recently he was a soloist with Garden State Symphony of NJ under the direction of maestro Anthony LaGruth and  with Ternopil Symphony Orchestra under maestro Miroslav Kril as part of XIV Jazz Bez International Festival in Ukraine.

On March 20, 2016 he returned by popular demand to Bickford Theater in Morristown, NJ to perform Mozart, Piano Concerto #12 and Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F with members of Garden State Philharmonic.

AWARDS:


Julius Katchen Memorial Award in Frina Awerbuch International Piano Competition

First Prize in the Five Towns Music and Arts Foundation Piano Competition

First Prize in the Liederkranz Foundation Piano Competition

One of the top prizes in NY Chopin Competition

F. Busoni Society of New York Performance Award:
recital at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall

Distinguished Artist Award of Artists International Auditions 

Artists International Chamber Music Award, as part of piano duo with his wife Nadia.


Khmelnitsk Philharmonic Orchestra
S. Richter Philharmonic Hall
Zhytomir, UKRAINE
February 25, 2017
G. Gershwin Piano Concerto in F

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Garden State Philharmonic, New Jersey
Ternopil Philharmonic Orchestra, Ukraine

2014 - 2016 performances
E. Lecuona / V. Markowsky,
L. M. Gottschalk, S. Joplin / K. Vilensky

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"BAROQUE TO BEATLES"

is  Vladimir's trademark concept of an eclectic piano show: a kaleidoscope of styles, genres, personal stories and musical anecdotes, comprised with music of baroque master D. Scarlatti, romantic giant S. Rachmaninoff, F. Busoni's virtuosic Carmen Fantasy, jazz arrangements of Ukrainian folk songs, West Side Story Medley, variations on Scott Joplin rag-times, Beatles Tribute in classical style and selection of Gershwin favorites, presented  in tongue-in-cheek style, reminiscent of Victor Borge
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FOR CONTACT AND BOOKINGS:


Phone: 800-659-2063  or 212-245-2063

Fax:  609-259-8260

Email: info@dcaproductions.com

DCA Productions

302A West 12th Street, # 330

New York, New York  10014

 
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