Satire in Music: Shostakovich and Prokofiev

October 20, 2018
2337 Bissonnet | Houston, TX 77005
Phone: (713) 395-3301
Times: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: Admission: $20
Area of Town: West University/Rice Village

The evening of satire in music in conjunction with satirical illustrations by Igor Karash. Explore the unserious side of the serious Russian composers!In the program:- Presentation by Igor Karash of his illustration series "In Red and Black";- Cantata "Anti-Formalist Rayok" by Dmitri Shostakovich; - Five pieces for piano "Sarcasms" by Sergei Prokofiev Performers: Mikhail Smigelski, bass-baritone, Tali Morgulis, piano, Alisiya Boiko, pianoMikhail Smigelski is a brilliant opera singer. He is working towards his Doctoral degree in opera vocal performance at the University of Texas at Austin. Israeli-American concert pianist Tali Morgulis delivers vivid, imaginative programs to an ever-growing international audience. Dr. Morgulis serves as Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music. Alisiya Boiko is the student of Tali Morgulis at the Moores School of Music.

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