Noted pianist performs in KC


Van Cliburn Gold Medalist in Concert

Rare Opportunity to see Russian Award Winner Vladimir Viardo

NOTE: Will Showcase Master Coaching on Stage


WHO:             Vladimir Viardo
Gold Medalist of one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions.
Was held behind the Iron Curtain shortly after his win, keeping him from his winnings including the world tour which would have launched his career. Instead became one of classical piano’s most pre-eminent teachers.

WHAT:          Viardo became a master of more than 37 piano concertos while in Russia. But he also became one of the best piano instructors in the world still coaching today.

                        He will perform the following:
                        Franz Schubert (arr. for piano by Franz Liszt)

                        Aufenthalt, 14 Schwanegesang, S. 560 No. 3

                        Der Muller und der Bach, Müllerlieder, S. 565 No. 2 

                       Gretchen Am Spinnrade, 12 Lieder, S. 558 No. 8                                                    

                        Auf Dem Wasser zu singen, 12 Lieder, S. 558 No. 2    

                        Claude Debussy

                        Préludes Book II

                        The entire second half of his concert will be an unusual offering for audiences…. They will get to witness a master teacher coach a gifted piano student to have a snapshot view of the process behind becoming one of the best.

WHEN:          September 21, Friday at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:       1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, KS 66205


TICKETS:     Tickets prices $30 with special $10 student pricing available with ID. For more information, please visit our website Tickets may be purchased at

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