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Piano Recital: Vitaly Pisarenko

Friday 10 March, 2023, 18:30 - 20:30

We are delighted to announce that Vitaliy Pisarenko, a prize-winning Ukrainian-Russian pianist based in London, is coming to Cambridge. It will be the third time Vitaly will be giving a concert here and all his previous recitals proved a tremendous success with our members.

His first performance in Cambridge at “The Splendour of Russian Music”, a concert to mark the 20th anniversary of CamRuSS in 2019. In 2022, Vitaly gave a fundraising concert to raise money for Ukrainian DEC fund. This year, Vitaly will present an outstanding programme of music by Liszt, Shumann, Prokofiev and Ravel on Friday, 10 March in the Churchill College Chapel.


  • Liszt: 2 Csárdás
  • Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze Op. 6, eighteen pieces for piano


  • Prokofiev: Ten Pieces from Romeo And Juliet Op. 75
  • Ravel: La Valse (choreographic poem for orchestra, piano transcription by the composer)

WHEN: Friday, 10 March 2023, 18:30 – 20:30 (doors open at 18:00)

WHERE: The Chapel, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS Please use the Main Carpark close to the Chapel.

TICKETS:CamRuSS members / Concessions (Students, Children under 16, Senior Citizens) – £15; Non-members – £20. Book via AllEventsThis will be a fundraising concert to benefit Turkey-Syria earthquake victims and CamRuSS Ukrainian Hardship Fund.

About Vitaly Pisarenko: www.pisarenkovitaly.com

After winning some of the most important international awards including the First Prize at the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht and the Third Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition (2015), London-based Russian pianist Vitaly Pisarenko has been steadily gaining worldwide recognition.

Pianist Vitaly Pisarenko. Photo by Andreea Tufescu

Critically acclaimed as a pianist of unusually soft touch, prodigious technique and captivating expressiveness, Vitaly has performed in over 30 countries, including solo recitals at Wigmore Hall, Musikverein in Vienna, Bozar in Brussels, Moscow Philharmonic Recital Hall, National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Mozarteum in Salzburg, de Singel in Antwerp, Toyota Concert Hall in Japan, Hong Kong City Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris and Palace of Arts in Budapest.

He has also played with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Noord Nederlands Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra on tour in Japan, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Het Gelders Orchestra, the YMSO and others performing at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Cadogan Hall in London, Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Tokyo Opera City, Seoul Arts Center, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Sala San Paulo in Brazil and De Doelen in Rotterdam among others. The Association of Music Critics of Argentina recently presented Vitaly with the ‘2018 Revelation Award’. Since January 2020 Vitaly has taught at the Purcell School of Music and in September 2021 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the Royal College of Music in London.


Friday 10 March, 2023
18:30 - 20:30
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Cambridge University Russian Society


The Chapel, Churchill College
Storey's Way
Cambridge, CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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