Andrey Tchekmazov, cello & Irina Nuzova, piano

Tuesday | February 13 2024 | 7:30 pm


$25 senior and student tickets are available. Call the box office at 212 501 3330.

Andrey Tchekmazov and Irina Nuzova met at the famous Gnessin School in Moscow when they were teenagers. 

They immigrated to the US in 1992 where both continued their studies at Juilliard. The duo successfully performed in the US and in 2001 won first prize at the Vittorio Gui International Chamber Music Competition in Florence, Italy, followed by the top prize and Premio della Critica at the Premio Trio di Trieste Competition also in Italy.

After 20 years Andrey and Irina are delighted to reunite for this special event presenting traditional cello-piano repertoire – Beethoven, Schumann, and Rachmaninov, interspersed with gems of the recently discovered early 20th-century African American composer William Grant Still, as well as living composers – Kevin Puts and Margarita Zelenaia.

...Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life… - Plato

Irina Nuzova, piano
Andrey Tchekmazov, cello

SCHUMANN - Fantasy Pieces, Op.73 
ZELENAIA - Unwinding the Memory’s Thread
PUTS - Air 
BEETHOVEN - Sonata in A Major, Op.69 
GRANT STILL - Summertime from Three Visions for piano solo (arr. T. Holley)
RACHMANINOV - Sonata in G Minor, Op.19 

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