Pianist Elizaveta Ukrainskaya to Perform at Eckerd College

ElizabetaPianist Elizaveta Ukrainskaya to Perform at Eckerd College on February 26 and at St. Petersburg College on February 27

Russian Heritage presents two concert by Elizaveta Ukrainskaya, an outstanding student of the Special Music School at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Wednesday evening, February 26 at 7:00 pm in Roberts 104 in the Music Center at Eckerd College (4200 54th Ave. S.). For directions to the Music Center, inquire at the front entrance gate where you will be given a map.

Thursday, February 27 at 12:30 pm in Room HS-117 on SPC Gibbs Campus (6605 5th Avenue North in St. Petersburg, 33710). The Humanities Building is in the center of the campus, and can be reached with a short walk from any of the parking lots. It might be good to try the lots on the north side of 5th Avenue north or on the west side of the campus. Plan to come early.

Admission is free and open to the public at both locations.

Elizaveta was born in 1996 and began her musical education at age 5. In 2011 she entered one of the best musical schools in Russia where she began studying with Liubov Rudova, a Distinguished Artist of the Russian Federation (who is accompanying Elizaveta on this tour). She has frequently performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. She is a prize-winner at many international competitions, including the first prize for interpretation of Schumann and Chopin at the Third International Chopin Youth Competition. In 2008 and 2009 she was awarded a “Talented Youth” prize in St. Petersburg. In 2012 she won third prize at the Sixth International Competition for Pianists in Serbia. In 2008 she produced a CD to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Chopin.

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