|Russian pianist Arcadi Volodos to perform in Tehran||
TEHRAN – The outstanding Russian pianist Arcadi Volodos will be giving performances in Tehran next week.
His concerts will take place at the Milad Hall of the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on June 13 and 14, the organizer of the concert, the Nay-o-Ney Art Institute, announced in a press release on Saturday.
He will be performing several compositions by world famous musicians including Schubert, Schumann, Mozart and Rachmaninoff.
Volodos will probably arrive in Tehran on Wednesday.
Born in 1972 in Leningrad, Arcadi Volodos began his musical training studying voice, following his parents who were singers, and later shifted his emphasis to conducting while he was a student at the Capilla M. Glinka School and the St. Petersburg Conservatory.
His formal piano training took place at the Moscow Conservatory. Volodos also studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with Jacques Rouvier.
The first album named “Piano Transcriptions”, some of the selections of which were written by Arcadi Volodos himself, was released in autumn 1997.
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