2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner Performs in Jamestown November 3rd

Nikita Mndoyants
Nikita Mndoyants

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Jamestown Concert Association

The Jamestown Concert Association presents the second concert in its 2017-18 concert series of “Transcending Borders” on Friday, November 3, when pianist Nikita Mndoyants performs in Jamestown at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St. Predicted to be “one of the leading Beethoven interpreters” by Pianist Magazine, Nikita Mndoyants has impressed audiences worldwide with his daunting repertoire of the classics. In addition, he is also a prolific composer and will be sharing his original work that is sure to delight. Coming from a family of professional musicians, Mndoyants began to play piano and compose music at a very young age. He gave his first public recital at age 8, and recorded his first CD (of a live performance in Helsinki) at age 10. Nikita Mndoyants received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, where he studied composition with Professor Alexander Tchaikovsky and piano with Professor Nikolay Petrov and Professor Alexander Mndoyants. As a composer, Mr. Mndoyants received first prize at the 2014 Myaskovsky International Competition of Composers (Moscow, Russia) and 2016 Prokofiev International Competition of Composers (Sochi, Russia). Most recently Mr. Mndoyants has performed at the Bozar Centre for Fine Arts (Brussels) and the Luxembourg Philharmonie. He also made his debut recital in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory and performed in the Salle Cortot and Auditorium du Louvre in Paris. Mr. Mndoyants made his Carnegie Hall debut in June of 2017.

Tickets are available pre-sale from the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts, Chautauqua Music, Germaine & Pappalardo, & Trinity Guitars or call 484-7070 or 487-1522. Also available at the door. Adults – $17/$20, Seniors 65+ – $15/$17, College students – $6/$7.50. Group rates available. Children 18 and under are admitted free with an adult ticket-holder. Corporate sponsors for this concert are Bodell Overcash Anderson and Jamestown’s Rental Properties. The Jamestown Concert Association receives funding from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation, and the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County. For more information, visit www.jamestownconcertassociation.org and Facebook.