Dmitry Kouzov, cellist
Saturday, February 18, 2012, 7:00pm
Kouzov has given solo performances on five continents with orchestras and in recitals. He was awarded First Prize at the International Beethoven Competition in the Czech Republic, and is a two-time laureate of the International Festival-Competition “Virtuosi of the Year 2000” in Russia. His credits include performances in St. Petersburg Philharmonic Halls, the conservatory halls of Moscow and St. Petersburg, and the Mariinsky Theater. Kouzov made his New York orchestral debut at Alice Tully Hall in 2005, under the baton of Maestro Raymond Leppard. He has since made recital appearances in New York at 92nd Street Y and Bargemusic.
A consummate chamber musician, Kouzov has collaborated with Joshua Bell, Krzysztof Penderecki, Donald Weilerstein, and the Pacifica Quartet, among others. He is a founding and active member of the award-winning Manhattan Piano Trio, with which he has toured extensively throughout the United States.
Pieces for this performance include Schumann's Adagio & Allegro, Beethoven's Sonata #4, Debussy's Sonata, and Sonata by Rachmaninoff. Accompanied by pianist Peter Laul.