NEW YORK—On April 19, Armenian pianist Kariné Poghosyan will perform “Firedance,” a solo program of works by Scarlatti, Liszt, Debussy, Albeniz, de Falla, Lecuona, and Ginastera.
Poghosyan made her orchestral debut at 14 playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1, and her solo Carnegie Hall debut at 23, and has since gone on to win numerous awards as well as perform in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls.
An avid musician who has been described as “extraordinary” and “larger than life,” Kariné Poghosyan has performed in recitals at Carnegie’s Well Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Steinway Hall, the Trinity Church Concerts at One series, the Beverly Hills Sundays at Two series, the Valley Committee for the LA Philharmonic, the Young Artists International Peninsula Festival, and the International Keyboard Institute and Festival.
Ms. Poghosyan has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the New West Symphony, Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Orchestra, Musica Bella Symphony Orchestra, the CSUN Symphony, and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, whose music director Dr. Choe described her as “an audience magnet” and “a born performer.”
Ms. Poghosyan is the winner of the New West Symphony Discovery Artists Competition, the Thousand Islands International Piano Competition, CSUN Symphony Concerto Competition, Artists International Auditions and was a top prize winner in the Los Angeles International Liszt Piano Competition, Five Towns Music and Arts Competition, and the Arno Babajanian Piano Competition.
The program will be held at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025 at 7:30p.m.