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Acclaimed Pianist Kirill Gerstein Graces the Stage at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival welcomes back audience favorite Kirill Gerstein this August 13 at noon! This renowned pianist, lauded for his “ferocious technique” and “energetic, imaginative musical presence”  is set to enthrall music lovers with his artistry.

A Global Talent at Home in Santa Fe

Gerstein’s background is a fascinating blend of Russian, American, and Central European musical traditions. This unique perspective fuels his performances, allowing him to breathe life into a vast repertoire, from the established works of Bach to the exciting compositions of contemporary artists like Thomas Adès.

What to Expect

Kirill Gerstein, praised by The Guardian as “a peerless performer,” offers a rich Romantic recital program that includes Chopin’s Polonaise-Fantasy—a visionary work that, while writing the piece, the composer described as something he didn’t “yet know what to call”; Liszt’s flamboyant, Chopin-influenced Polonaise No. 2; and Schumann’s Carnival Scenes from Vienna, which moves masterfully and innovatively between the festive and the somber.

Don’t Miss Out

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival offers a unique opportunity to witness Kirill Gerstein’s artistry firsthand. Witness a master at work and experience the magic of chamber music. In addition to the August 13 recital, Gerstein will also be performing on the August 12 and 19 programs featured below. For more information and ticketing details for the recital, click here.

Read The New York Times Story on Kirill Gerstein’s Album Release and Upcoming Concerts

Kirill Gerstein’s immense recording project “Music in Time of War” surveys works by artists who witnessed World War I and the Armenian genocide.

Hear the New Album

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