Past Events

Czech/Slovak SOKOL of MN Benefit Concert October 30th at 7pm $10

at the historic CSPS hall at the edge of downtown Saint Paul. Wine, Czech delicacies, pivo, and good company.  (map)

Join us for a world class concert event at the intimate CSPS hall with renowned young artists William Yang and surprise guest. A local ,world class Administerevent not to be missed that will benefit the cultural heritage organization Chech/Slovak SOKOL, MN as well.

In the mean time here is a little Czech folk song to tide you over.

 

Chopin/Paderwski Concert at Holy Cross

William Yang

Eric Himy at the UCC on Summit

Second Annual Chopin Celebration Concert at the Twin Cities Polish Festival

Old Main Street across from Riverplace and St. Anthony Main (map)

The event went so well last year that it was turned in to an ongoing annual extravaganza!

Come see the most gifted younger artists in MN put on a show you will not forget. The refinement, technical prowess and artistry of these performers is world class.

August 14th, Saturday and 15th, Sunday at 3pm

Eric Himy - exerpts from Chopin concert, 7'2" Hailun model 218, Wells Pianos from Wells Pianos on Vimeo.

Name of Event:    Gershwin in Paris

 
Performer:           Eric Himy - Pianist (www.erichimy.com)
 
Description:         International Pianist Eric Himy explores Gershwin's music and its relationship to other French masters in his recital - Gershwin in Paris.  Part conversation, part concert, Himy weaves together stories, anecdotes, and music into an unforgettable performance that has left audiences raving. "The way Himy tied in the influence of Debussy, Ravel and Liszt was mesmerizing.  The sold-out public went wild with delight!" (Black Rock Center for the Arts, Maryland.)  "A delight for the senses."  (Mill Valley Chamber Music Society, San Francisco.) This concert will be recorded for DVD.
 
Place:                Park Center High School Auditorium
                    7300 Brooklyn Blvd.
                    Brooklyn Park, MN  55443
 
Date/Time:         Saturday, October 16th, 7:30PM
 
Phone:               (763) 569-7673
 
Price:                $10

Stunning performer Denis Evstuhin performs a solo recital at the Russian Museum of Art. Denis will be performing on a rare Sauter piano provided by Wells Pianos. Remaining seats are limited. Reservations required.

Born 7 February 1981 in Sankt Petersburg. Graduate of the Nikolay Rimski-Korsakov Conservatory in Sankt Petersburg, where he studied with Eduard Bazanov. Continues his musical training with Alexander Braginski at the Minnesota State University School of Music.

His artistic pursuits include numerous recitals and concerts with orchestras and prizes in international piano competitions in Russia and North America. Some of his performances have been recorded on CD's and are often played on Russian and American TV and radio.

http://en.chopin.nifc.pl/chopin/persons/detail/id/7314_Denis_Evstuhin

These guys are some of the most exciting musicians you will ever see.
pippi-ardennia-pipjazz

75 5th St W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
The next concert event for PipJazz Sundays is September 18th

It will feature music from Pippi's forthcoming cd, “Love So Good.”and our guest artist Gary Schulte, violin

This promises to be the best concert of our season so far. All of the PipJazz Family hope to have you with us again.

Tickets are $20 at the door - $15 in advance available on-line PURCHASE TICKETS NOW
Reserve your seat today!

Eric Himy - Liszt 200th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, Dec. 17th 7:00pm
at the Historic Landmark Center (Lower Level - F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium)
This is a FREE presentation compliments of Wells Pianos

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

Pianist Eric Himy, fresh off a concert tour that culminated at Carnegie Recital Hall on 10/31/11, will present a program dedicated to Franz Liszt on his 200th Anniversary Year. This concert will be audio and video recorded for CD/DVD production and you are invited to be part of the live audience. Please join Wells Pianos in this rare opportunity to participate in a live classical recording session and to celebrate the music of Franz Liszt on his 200th Anniversary Year. Note that attendees should be aware that there is a possibility that they may appear in some of the background footage and that their attendance is voluntary and that they release all rights to the footage.

Eric Himy began piano studies at age six, giving his first concert at age 10. He went on to receive a Masters of Music degree from the famed Juilliard School in New York, having studied with Thomas Schumacher, Adele Marcus and Josef Villa. He was guest soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at age 15, and at 19 made his National Symphony Orchestra debut under High Wolff. Eric Himy went on to win numerous competitions and awards including the Gold Medal at the 1988 World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Kosciuszko Chopin Prize in New York, and top honors in the 1991 Milosz Magin International Competition in Paris.

The New York Times has described Eric Himy's playing as "flawlessly poised with elegance and brilliance" while The Washington Post noted his "awesome technique and musicianship." The Los Angeles Times called Eric Himy "a keyboard poet, thoughtful interpreter, and folkloric colorist." His recordings have been universally praised by such luminary publications as the BBC Music Magazine, Clavier Magazine, American Record Guide, Classics Today, and All Arts Review. You can read more about Eric Himy at his website www.erichimy.com.

Please note: This concert will be a recorded live event. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend, but please be respectful of the recording process.

For more information about the concert please visit www.wellspianos.com.

For Landmark Center address visit www.landmarkcenter.org.

Here are a couple of tracks we hope you enjoy of Mr.Himy performing on a Hailun 218 at the Landmark Center here in Saint Paul, MN.

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