“Idiosyncrasies of the Kazakh Folk Music: History and Evolution”. The Centre for Russian Music and MRS are pleased to welcome pianist and composer Aizhana Nurkenova.
Chaired by Evgeniya Kondrashina, this evening lecture by pianist and composer Aizhana Nurkenova is on “Idiosyncrasies of the Kazakh Folk Music: History and Evolution”
NB: this event was postponed from 2 December 2021
Hailed by International Piano Magazine as "exhilarating" and "singing to heaven", Kazakh-British pianist and composer Aizhana Nurkenova combines captivating stage presence with rich musicality and masterful technique in a wide range of repertoire. A Hodgson Fellow for Piano at the Royal Academy of Music (London) and a piano soloist of the Kazakh State Philharmonia, Aizhana is active in many concert venues around the world. Her performances include solo recitals in the UK, Italy and Kazakhstan and chamber recitals at the Royal Festival Hall in London and the Juilliard School in New York City. Aizhana regularly performs in her home country. Aizhana's own compositions have been recorded on CD and broadcast on radio and television.
Kazakh-born pianist Aizhana Nurkenova is active in many concert venues around the world and currently resides in London. Her recent performances include solo recitals in the UK, Italy and Kazakhstan and chamber recital appearances at the Royal Festival Hall in London and the Juilliard School in New York City. Since she was appointed Soloist of the Kazakh State Philharmonia in 2009, Aizhana’s concerts in her home country are in high demand and regularly broadcast on the national channels 'Kultura' and 'Khabar'.
Music Research Lectures are free and all are welcome.
The Music Research Series invites researchers from across the country, and from within the department, to present and discuss their work.
The Series is a space for the development of cutting-edge research in music, and for the training of postgraduate and Early Career Researchers from Goldsmiths and elsewhere.
The sessions bring together scholars, practitioners, and people working in music outside the university. They may include formal papers, panel discussions, conversations, or any other format that suits the research.
Sessions take place at 6pm alternate Thursdays in term 1 and 2.
Attendance is strongly recommended for all postgraduate students (MA, MMus and PGR) in Music, as the events will help hone research skills, facilitate the creation of professional networks and help to consolidate the department’s postgraduate community. Undergraduates, researchers and visitors from across the college and the community are also most welcome to these public lectures.
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|27 Jan 2022
|6:00pm - 7:30pm
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