Past Concerts & Events

Evenings of Piano Concerti

The Evenings of Piano Concerti (EPC) is NYCA's signature concert series in New York City. Quoted by critics "Once in a life-time concerts", the series always has a jam-packed audience. The EPC series has presented more than sixty piano concertos since 2006, widely ranged from J. S. Bach to the premieres of commissioned works by living composers. Engaging young talents and internationally renowned artists as concerto soloists with NYCA Symphony Orchestra under the baton of music director Eduard Zilberkant and many internationally renowned guest conductors.


The Evenings of Piano Concerti Series gives musicians rare opportunities to perform with an orchestra as a concerto soloists, to collaborate with other musicians and conductors, and to meet the wider range of audience in New York city. The unique stage setting of the series gives the audience most special musical experiences.

 

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season VII

March 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center Winner's Evening with NYCA Symphony Orchestra Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

Three finalists of 2017 NYCA Worldwide Debut audition will perform concertos with NYCA Symphony Orchestra. Semifinalists are selected from Paris, Warsaw, Cologne, Budapest, LA and NY to have recital rounds on March 7/8, and only three are selected for the final stage. The winner will be announced at the end of the concert, and will have debut concerts at Berlin Philharmonie Hall, Carnegie Zankel Hall and an album release with Steinway & Sons label.

May 6, 2017 at 8:30 PM
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center

NY Concert Artists & Associates features the winner of International Classical Music Award, a Belgian pianist Florian Noack, the winner of Rahn Musicpreise, a Hungarian pianist Benedek Horváth, a Korean pianist Hee Sung Jang, and RED trio (Klara Min, Borislav Strulev, Eric Silberger) in its Evenings of Piano Concerti Concert series. Conducted by Eduard Zilberkant, director of the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, the NYCA Symphony Orchestra will perform four exciting concertos in this festive evening program.

June 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Symphony Space, New York, NY

NY Concert Artists & Associates presents its seventh season of Evenings of Piano Concerti Series, featuring Xiao Wang, Hae Joo Hahn, Jiaxin Tian and Spencer Myer under the baton of Eduard Zilberkant.

Program:
Damase Concerto for Harp
Mozart Concerto for Violin No. 4
Beethoven Concerto for Piano No. 4
Mendelssohn Concerto for Piano No. 1
Hae Joo Hahn, harp
Xiao Wang, violin
Jiaxin Tian and Spencer Myer, pianos
NYCA Symphony Orchestra

Winner's Evening with NYCA Symphony Orchestra

March 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

Program
Beethoven: Piano Concerto in G major, No. 4 Op. 58
Rachel Cheung, piano
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto in C minor, No. 2 Op. 18
Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano
Intermission
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto in B-flat minor, No. 1 Op. 23
Danilo Mascetti, piano

Evenings of Piano Concerti - Season VI

Monday, MAY 19, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
WINNERS evening
With NYCA Symphony Orchestra
Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

Featuring Suzana Bartal (Winner of 2013 International Concerto Competition), Vladimir Milošević (Winner of 2013 Rising Artists Presentation), and guest harpist Hae Joo Hahn Program

Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto For Harp And Orchestra (US Premiere)

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season V

May 2013 - “Evenings of Piano Concerti Season V” presented three piano concerti- evenings with NYCA Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Eduard Zilberkant and a guest conductor Miriam Burns at Good-Shepherd Church in NY city. The opening concert remarked Wagner’s Siefried Idyll commemorating the composer’s 200th anniversary, followed by the performances of NYCA pianists Javor Bračić (Winner of NYCA’s Carnegie Debut Recital Audition), Kyu Yeon Kim and Spencer Myer. The Winner’s evening featured Jingyi Zhang (Winner of the 3rd International Concerto Competition), Saskia Giorgini and Jeanette Aufiero (Winners of the 2012 Rising Artists Presentation) and a guest pianist Alessio Bax, performing piano concerto by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.
The Winner’s evening concert was broadcast at WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase hosted by Robert Sherman.

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season IV

May through June 2012 - “Evenings of Piano Concerti Season IV” presented four piano concerti- evenings with NYCA Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Eduard Zilberkant and guest conductors, Vince Lee and Kazuo Kanemaki. The season opened its concert with NYCA artists’ evening, followed by a Winner’s evening and two Rising Artists evenings. The Winner’s evening presented Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 by Alexei Tartakovski (Winner of NYCA’s International Concerto Competition), Yoonie Han and Wael Farouk (Winner of NYCA’s Rising Artists Presentation). Other piano concertos have been included Saint-Saens, Grieg, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schumann by featured Rising Artists.
The Winner’s evening concert was broadcast at WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase hosted by Robert Sherman.

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season III

April through May 2010 - "Evenings of Piano Concerti Season III" was held at Good-Shepherd Church, Merkin Concert Hall and Consulate General of Poland in New York. Six piano-concerti evenings were presented with the invited Manhattan Chamber Orchestra under the baton of guest conductors Ken-David Masur, David Gilbert, Richard Auldon Clark and NYCA conductor Eduard Zilberkant. NYCA Artists Concert as an opening evening, two Winner's Concerts and three Rising Artists' Concerts were presented. This season has also included performances of two Chopin concertos and Schumann concerto to celebrate the composers' 200th birth year, one of which performed by Piotr Paleczny. The season opened its concert with four NYCA artists Klara Min, Alexandre Moutouzkine, Daniele Rinaldo and Quentin Kim, and Winner's evenings have included pianists Spencer Myer, Minsoo Sohn and NYCA's 1st International Concerto Competition winner, Anastasia Dedik.

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season II

October through November 2008 - "Evenings of Piano Concerti Season II" was held at Good-shepherd Church in New York. Six piano concerti-evenings were presented with Manhattan Chamber Orchestra under the theme Brahms, Beethoven, French/Belgian/English, Viennese, Contemporary/Premiere and American/American-influenced. For this season, notable performances were two consecutive Brahms concerti by James Tocco, NY premiere performance of a concerto by English composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and a concerto by American composer, John Corigliano.

Evenings of Piano Concerti Season I

September through December 2007 - "Evenings of Piano Concerti Season I" was held at the Yamaha Salon & Good-shepherd Church in New York. Eight piano concerti-evenings were presented with Manhattan Chamber Orchestra under the theme Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Premieres of Contemporary Concertos and Chopin/Schumann/Mendelssohn. For this season, three new piano concertos were premiered, composed by a German composer, Reiko Fueting, and two American composers, Henry Martin and Robert Sirota. Performers were invited worldwide.

Mozart 25 Piano Concerti – Commemorating Mozart’s 250th Birth Year

February through March 2006 - "Mozart 25 Piano Concerti – Commemorating Mozart’s 250th Birth Year." Eight keyboard concerti-evenings were co-presented with Yamaha Artists Services, Inc. with New York Sinfonietta. For this season, Mozart’s all 25 keyboard concertos were performed by notable pianists.

 
 

Winners Debut Concerts

Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano

Winner of 2016 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

Monday, March 6, 2017 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Ravel, Prokofiev-Gryaznov and Rachmaninoff
Tickets $50 ($20 student/senior)

WINNERS Debut Concerts - Xiao Wang & Vyacheslav Gryaznov

October 17, 2016 | 2 PM & 8 PM
Berlin Philharmonie Hall

Winners of 2016 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

2 PM - Xiao Wang, violin
Works by Brahms, Ysaÿe, Lutosławski and Ravel
8 PM - Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano
Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Ravel, Prokofiev-Gryaznov and Rachmaninoff

 

Gábor Farkas, piano

Winner of 2015 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann, Gounod/Liszt, Saint-Saens/Liszt and Liszt
Tickets $50 ($20 student/senior)

Sergey Kuznetsov, piano

Winner of 2014 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Schubert, Scriabin, Chopin and Schubert/Kuznetsov

 

Viviana Lasaracina, piano

Winner of 2013 Carnegie Debut Recital Audition

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Clara and Robert Schumann, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff

Javor Bračić, piano

Winner of 2012 Carnegie Debut Recital Audition

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Bach, Haydn, Debussy, Brahms, Kempf and world premiere of Rosalie Burrell's Entwined, Disquiet
Tickets $40 (Students/Senior Discount Tickets available)

 

Alberto Nosè, piano

Winner of 2012 Carnegie Debut Recital Audition
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt and Prokofiev
Tickets $40 (Students/Senior Discount Tickets available)

Kotaro Fukuma, piano

Winner of 2011 Carnegie Debut Recital Audition

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Ligeti, and Lyapunov
Tickets $40 (Students/Senior Discount Tickets available)

 

Quentin Kim, pianist and composer

CARNEGIE EMERGING ARTISTS SHOWCASE RECITALS
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | 8 PM
Weill Recital Hall

Works by Quentin Kim, Beethoven, and Schumann
Tickets $40 (Students/Senior Discount Tickets available)

 
 

Soirée des Artistes

Soirée des Artistes is a revival of the 19th century salon concerts, providing the most intimate stages for the artists and the audience. Soirée d'Artistes takes places at the houses of patrons with wine and food in the most relaxed setting of listening music.

NYCA's vision is to expand Soirée d'Artistes to Europe and Asia as well to have local and cross-continent artists, so that we provide the audience the variety of cultural experiences by meeting musicians from many nations in the most intimate setting.

June 2, 2017
in Tribeca New York City
Invitation Only

October 22, 2015 at 6pm
in Tribeca New York City
Amy Lee's residence
Invitation Only

 
 

Great Musicians Master Class Series

NYCA presents master classes by world-renowned professors and pianists to educate pre-college and college students in the open lessons to the public.

NYCA has presented professors from Chopin University in Warsaw, Basel Academy in Switzerland, Cologne University in Germany and the prestigious International Como Academy in Italy. Great Musicians Master Class Series provides music students opportunities to play for the variety of musical forerunners and to acquire wider musical experiences.

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München, Germany
February 2 & 3, 2015

Claudio Martínez Mehner

Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland
Venue: Munich Steinway Hall
Landsberger Straße 336, 80687
München, Germany
+49 89 5467970

Presented by New York Concert Artists & Associates In collaboration with Steinway Haus Munich

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New York City
February 26 & 27, 2014 10am-5pm

Claudio Martínez Mehner

Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland
Venue: Yamaha Artists Services
689 Fifth avenue, 54th street entrance
3rd floor Piano Salon, New York, NY

We are accepting pianists on a first- come basis. Limited to 10 pianists. Free admission for audience. Open to public.

 
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Seoul, Korea
November 1, 2010

Klara Min

Venue: Sejong University in Seoul, Korea
NYCA pianist and artistic director Klara Min will be giving master classes at Sejong University.
klaramin.com

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Wednesday, May 26, 11AM-2PM & 3PM-5PM

Piotr Paleczny

Professor, Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland
Artistic director, Chopin Festival in Duszniki Zdroj, Poland
Juror, International Frederic Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland
www.chopin.edu.pl

 
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Monday, May 10, 11AM-2PM & 3PM-5PMM

William-Grant Nabore

Yamaha Artist Services, Admission $10
Artistic director, International Piano Academy Lake Como Italy
www.williamnabore.com

 
 

NYCA Gala Fundraiser

NYCA Gala
celebrating “New Horizon”

Monday, April 27, 2015
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
6:00 -7:00 pm Champagne Reception
7:30 pm Concert (with a fifteen minute intermission)
Reception follows on the balcony foyer of the Merkin Concert Hall
Black-tie event

Highlights of the evening include Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations, Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2, Poulenc Sextet, Piazzolla and Chopin. On this special evening, the World-Class Young Musicians perform Solo, Chamber music and Concertos with NYCA Symphony Orchestra. Special Guests include Elliott Forrest from WQXR, Winners of NYCA Worldwide Audition, Musicians from NY City Ballet, Artist Member of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and more.

 
 

NYCA @ Samsung: NYCA Noon Recital Series

Samsung Experience – Time Warner Center
bi-weekly concert & meet the artist • Saturday brunch concert Open to public * Free admission

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Yoonie Han, Piano, piano

Saturday, December 17, 2011
Works by Albeniz-Godowsky, Mompou, Granados, Liszt and Christmas songs

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Kotaro Fukuma, Piano, piano

Saturday, December 3, 2011
Works by Albeniz-Godowsky, Mompou, Granados, Liszt and Christmas songs

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Klara Min, Piano, piano

Saturday, November 19, 2011
All Chopin

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Spencer Myer, Piano, piano

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Works by Debussy, Liszt, Wild and Moskowski