Pianist Vassilis Varvaresos in Concert
November 16, 2017, at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center
The Hellenic-American Cultural Foundation, with the support of the Onassis Foundation USA, presented at Merkin Hall one of the most promising musicians of his generation, Greek pianist Vassilis Varvaresos. He has appeared on major stages in Europe and the US, and is regularly invited to festivals all over the world. Following his recital at Carnegie Zankel Hall, he was invited to perform at the White House for President Barack Obama.
He is a laureate of many international competitions, such as Young Concert Artists, New York when he was 14 years old. Most recent prizes were those of the George Enescu International Competition 2014 in Bucharest and the Piano Masters Competition 2015 in Monte Carlo.
He has recorded three CD’s. His 4th (solo) album, containing various ‘Valses’, will be released in 2017.
A reception with the artist followed the performance.