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Krug Community Center

Summer Fantasy - Piano Concert - Oleg Poliansky

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Summer Fantasy - Piano Concert - Oleg Poliansky
Summer Fantasy - Piano Concert - Oleg Poliansky

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2022, 7:00 PM CDT

Krug Community Center, 1400 S Wolf Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090, USA

About the Event

Oleg Poliansky was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1968. Oleg  Poliansky  started to study the piano at the Lysenko Music School in  Kiev, where his teachers  were Natalia Gridneva and Natalia Tolpygo.  Simultaneously, he also studied violoncello  from the 1st  through 8th  class  at the same school with Galina Grishenko.

To  his teachers belong three well-known personalities: Alexandr Alexandrov  at the Gnessin Institute in Moscow, Sergei Dorensky at the Moscow  Conservatory and Pavel Gililov at the Musikhochschule Köln. Oleg  Poliansky has been living in Köln as well since 1993 and holds the  academic position of Associate Professor for Major Piano at Hochshule  für Musik Köln since 2007.

He  is prize winner of many international competitions, first of all of the  international `Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow` (Russia) in 1998. In  addition to that, he won prizes in Tokyo (Japan) in 1986, in Montreal  (Canada) in 1988, at `The international Duo Competition in memoriam of  Christian Ferras and  Pierre Barbìzet in Marseille (France) in 1997, at  the `World Pianno Competition`in Cincinnati (USA) in 1999 as well as at  `Citta di Cantu (Italy) in 1998 and 2003.

In  the course of his career, Mr. Poliansky has made appearance at the  largest international concert arenas and given concerts as a soloist  with renomated orchestras such as, e.g., The Moscow Soloists, The Moscow  Sympony Orchestra, The National Symphony of Ukraine, The Novosibirsk  Sympony Orchestra, the Urals Symphony Orchestra Yekaterinburg, Budapest  Strings; Neue Philarmonie Westfallen, Sinfonietta Hungarica, Junge  Philarmonie Köln, The National Orchestra of Malta, Orchestra Giovanile  della Calabria-Italy, The KBS National Radio Orchestra of Korea,  Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Pusan Philharmonic Orchestra and  Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra with  Myung-Whun Chung .

Oleg  Poliansky looks forward into the future, remembering his numerous solo  recitals, highly acclaimed by public and music critics;  he has been  a  regular guest at international festivals, such as, for example,  Klavierfestival Ruhr, Rheingau Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik  Festival, The New Generation (Dortmund), Europaisches Klassikfestival  Ruhr, Festival du Vigan, la Grange de Meslay, La Folle Journee  (Nantes),Great Waterburry Summer Music Festival (Connecticut), and many  others.

He  has produced numerous recordings for different Russian and German  broadcasting companies, so he played,  e.g., the Grande Sonate   of  Tchaikovsky and, with Michail Ovrutsky, the 1st violin sonate of  Mieczyslav Weinberg for the German broadcasting company WDR. He recorded  a Duo-CD with cellist Lazslo Fenyo for Aulos Records.

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