Yevgeny Yontov, piano, performing works by Wild, Debussy, and Chopin.
Earl Wild: Hommage à Poulenc
Debussy: Étude No. 3 pour les quartes
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 58 (25’)
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Scherzo. Molto vivace
IV. Finale. Presto non tanto; Agitato
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The Israeli pianist Yevgeny Yontov began his musical studies at the age of six with Adela Umansky, and later received his B.Mus degree summa cum laude from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel-Aviv University, where he studied with Prof. Arie Vardi. He then moved to the US to study with Prof. Boris Berman at the Yale School of Music, where he received his M.M. degree and is currently pursuing his D.M.A.
Top prizes at international competitions include the gold medal at the Wideman International Piano Competition in Louisiana, 1st prize at the Tel-Hai International Concerto Competition in Israel, and additional prizes in competitions such as the Olga Kern International Piano Competition i