Yegor Dyachkov, cello & Ilya Poletaev, piano: September 25th at 6:00pm
“YEGOR DYACHKOV is undoubtedly a cellist of great stature: The natural bowing, rich, deep sound, the total concentration, the interpretative sense, he has it all.” ~ La Presse
“That the Russian-born ILYA POLETAEV belongs among the most significant pianists of his generation was clearly heard in the farthest corners by the packed audience in the Seefelder Schloss.” ~ Süddeutsche Zeitung
Click HERE to hear and watch Ilya play Franz Liszt Sonata in B minor.
Yegor Dyachkov, lauded for his remarkable stage presence, depth of insight and nuance, “makes sure there are moments to wonder at. His tone is beautiful, each note is exquisitely placed, and he has a way of seeing a phrase, however long, as a whole, and delivering it in one shapely perfect gesture” (The Vancouver Globe and Mail). Since being proclaimed Artist of the Year by the CBC in 2000, he has performed around the world. A champion of new music, he has given the premier performances of several works dedicated to him, and has participated in The Silk Road Project with Yo-Yo Ma. Born in Moscow, Mr. Dyachkov has studied with some of world’s most renowned cellists, including Mstislav Rostropovich.