Serguei Markarov’s piano recital overwhelms Delhi audience

Monday, 03 November 2014 16:26

A brilliant piano recital by the eminent Russian pianist Serguei Markarov, UNESCO Artist for Peace, organised at the India International Centre,

in collaboration with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in India and the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi on October 31, 2014, overwhelmed the Delhi audience.

H. E. Mr. Alexander M. Kadakin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India, graced the occasion. Mr. Sergei Karmalito, Senior Counsellor, Embassy of the Russian Federation in India, and Mr. Fedor Rozovskiy, Director, Russian Centre of Science and Culture, were present to attend the recital.

The hall of the India International Centre was packed to its capacity and the audience, the elite cross-section of the Delhi gathering, gave standing ovation to the remarkable performance that emerged through the magic touch of Serguei Markarov, the outstanding Russian pianist, Professor at I’Ecole Normale de Musique UNESCO Artist for Peace, Knight of the National Order of Merit (France) and winner of the Order of Friendship (Russia).

The concert performed by Serguei Markarov comprised Haydn Sonata No. 58 C-dur Hob XVI, 48, Andante con espressione Rondo (Presto); Beethoven Sonata No. 12 opus 26 As-dur, Allegro con variazioni, Scherzo (Allegro molto), Marceia funebre sulla morte d” un Eroe, Allegro;   Brahms Fantasien opus 116, No. 1, Capriccio d-moll, No. 2 Intermezzo a-moll, No. 3 Capriccio g-moll; Tehaikovsky “The Seasons”, December “Christmas”. February “Carnival”; Rachmaninov, Prelude opus 3 No. 2 cis-moll, Italian Polka.

Serguei Markarov has majored in piano in the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory os St. Petersburg and the Post Graduate studies in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow. In 1982, he was a Laureate of the Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition in Italy. Since 1993, he has been performing in Europe’s most prestigious concert halls and gives numerous master classes. His nomination as UNESCO Artist for Peace in 2002 came in recognition of his support for INESCO programmes and activities promoting peace and tolerance and for this contribution to dialogue between cultures through classical music.

Popular articles

09 February 2018

Russian Ambassador H.E. Mr Nikolay Kudashev gave an...

Russian military relations with Pakistan very minimal, says Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev Suhasini Haidar, Dinakar Peri Russia’s new Ambassador to...
30 January 2018

Statement by the Russian Embassy on the conferment...

It is with great satisfaction that we learned about the conferment posthumously of the Padma Bhushan Award on late Ambassador Extraordinary and...
09 February 2018

Russian Diplomat’s day in New Delhi

On February 9, the Russian Embassy in New Delhi hosted a solemn function on the occasion of the Diplomats’ Day. Representatives of the Ministry of...
Emergency phone number only for the citizens of Russia in emergency in India +91-81-3030-0551
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021
(91-11) 2611-0640/41/42;
(91-11) 2687 38 02;
(91-11) 2687 37 99
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.