(Feb. 22, 2013) -- The UTSA Department of Music will present award-winning pianist Lilya Zilberstein for an all-Russian musical performance at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25 in the UTSA Arts Building Recital Hall on the Main Campus.
The Moscow-born pianist will perform compositions of Rachmaninoff, Taneyev and Scriabin. Accompanying her onstage will be her two sons, Daniel and Anton. The trio of pianists will perform Rachmaninoff's composition "Two Pieces for Six Hands." Additional compositions will include "Prelude and Fugue" by Taneyev, "Sonata No. 3" by Scriabin and "Six Moments Musicaux" by Rachmaninoff.
Zilberstein has performed with symphonies and orchestras in Europe, Asia and the Americas and has participated in festival and recital engagements in China, Japan and New York. She has presented recitals with Martha Argerich and has collaborated on extensive tours in the United States and Canada with Russian violinist Maxim Vengerov.
Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students, military and senior citizens age 55 and over with ID. UTSA students with UTSACard will receive one free ticket.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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