Piano Concerts Series
About the Musicians
Hailed as an "indisputable musician" by the Brussels' Le Soir and "suave and gifted pianist” by the New York Times, Dmitry Rachmanov
has appeared at venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Washington
DC's Kennedy Center, London's Barbican and South Bank Centres, and
Beijing Concert Hall, and his tours brought him to Mexico, Europe,
Russia, Turkey and the Far East. He has recorded for Naxos,
Parma/Navona, Master Musicians and Vista Vera labels, and collaborated
as a soloist with Manhattan Philharmonia, Indianapolis Chamber
Orchestra, Orlando Symphony, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Ukraine
National Symphony and National Orchestra of Porto, Portugal. A strong
proponent of the Russian repertoire, he gave the US premiere of Boris
Pasternak's Piano Sonata, broadcast nationwide by the NPR, and his
recital "The Art of the 19th Century Russian Character Piece" was noted
by the New York Times for "considerable color and focus" he brought to
each work. A founding member of the Scriabin Society of America,
Rachmanov gave a four-recital Scriabin series in 1992 in celebration of
the composer’s 120th anniversary, which included all ten of his piano
sonatas. He is to revisit Scriabin’s sound world with programs in
the 2013-15 seasons, in commemoration of the composer’s 100th memorial
Dr. Rachmanov is Professor of Piano at California State University, Northridge, where he serves as Chair of Keyboard Studies. A sought-after master class clinician and lecturer, Dr. Rachmanov has taught on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and has appeared as a guest artist at Royal Northern College of Music, Shanghai Conservatory, Shanghai Normal University, Beijing Central Music School, UCLA, Indiana University, University of Michigan, among others. Dr. Rachmanov is a frequent adjudicator at competitions in the US and abroad.
Rachmanov is a graduate of The Juilliard School and he holds the DMA from Manhattan School of Music. His teachers include Arkady Aronov, Nadia Reisenberg, Alexander Eydelman and Ada Traub, and he coached with Yvonne Lefebure, Karl Ulrich Schnabel, John Browning, John O’Conor and Menahem Pressler. He is a prizewinner of the Kapell, Senigallia, Awerbuch and the American Pianists Association competitions.
Dmitry Rachmanov is a Steinway Artist.
You will enjoy a visit to his web site, http://www.dmitryrachmanov.com/ .