Pianist Rudnytsky continues to perform around the world
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Concert pianist Roman Rudnytsky will be spending the next three and a half months on concert tours in widely different parts of the world. All told, Mr. Rudnytsky has now played in 60 countries.
He will be in Great Britain on June 13-18, where he will perform recitals in the towns of Redruth and Newquay in Cornwall. A frequent performer in Great Britain, Mr. Rudnytsky played there earlier this season in November, February and the second half of May.
He will be in Australia on June 25-September 8, on his 10th concert tour there. The tour will consist of 30 performances and will take place in all five mainland states of Australia.
Mr. Rudnytsky will appear as soloist, for the seventh time, with the Cairns Youth Orchestra in Queensland, playing with them the Saint-Saëns "Concerto No. 4 in C minor."
He has played about 270 concerts in Australia in nine tours since 1979.
After the conclusion of the Australian tour, Mr. Rudnytsky will travel to Chile, where on September 16-24 he will play five recitals. These will be in the cities of Santiago, La Serena, Curicó, San Felipe and Rancagua. This will be his fifth four in Chile.
Earlier this season, Mr. Rudnytsky also gave concerts in Croatia (November), Oman (February), and Malaysia, including Sabah in Borneo (April).
Planned concerts venues in the 1997-1998 season include Great Britain, the Philippines, the Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Malta, New Zealand, Malaysia, Borneo and Latin America.
Mr. Rudnytsky, a graduate of the Julliard School in New York, has been a member of the piano faculty of the Dana School of Music of Youngstown State University in Youngstown since 1972 . He received a "Distinguished Professor Award" from that institution in 1990.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, June 15, 1997, No. 24, Vol. LXV
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