Angela Yurchenko

Concert Pianist 

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Find Angela's Essay on Arts and Culture "The Pains and Prize of Remembering Time" published by Adelaide Literary Magazine. 


Angela Yurchenko, pianist and organist, was born in 1990 in Russia. As a pianist, Angela Yurchenko has been performing since she was 14 years old, when at her debut in New Jersey, USA , she was called “a true rising star”.Since then she has given numerous recitals, and in 2010 has been awarded a United States Senate Citation for her City Hall Recital.

In 2012 Angela Yurchenko has made her orchestral debut as soloist playing Chopin's Piano Concerto in e minor, and has had her organ and piano recital debuts in Russia as well as Ukrainian debut with the Odessa State Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013.
In 2014 her program of Chopin works  has been recorded on Russian TV.


Angela Yurchenko was born in Russia where she had received her preliminary musical training. Since 2000 she has lived in the United States, and continued studies at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City. David Dubal - music author, and radio host of New York City’s classical radio station “WQXR”s program "Reflections from the Keyboard" especially noted her "exquisite musical taste and virtuoso technique".

Her concerts in the USA included: invitations to New Jersey Councilmember at Large M. Karczewski's reception for a special recital performance; concert appearances in a chamber ensemble at the New Jersey City University, recitals for the Israeli Medical Center Hadassah, Recitals at the City Hall of Union City, New Jersey, USA for which Miss Yurchenko was awarded a United States Senate Citation; Recital at the Fazioli Piano Loft , UCPAC, featured in the New York Times on April 16, 2011; Performances at the Union City Performing Arts Center; and numerous other recitals and concerts in the New Jersey and New York area in the years 2005-2011.



Today, Angela Yurchenko combines performing as a concert pianist, with work as an organist and chamber musician in the USA, Russia and Europe. Her organ repertoire includes the great organ works from Bach to the twentieth century, as well as her own transcriptions of symphonic repertoire. On an organ recital on April 18, 2012 in Russia, she had premiered her organ transcription of Richard Wagner’s Operatic Overture “Der Fliegende Hollander”

While living in the USA, Angela was often featured in the press for numerous musical contributions to the musical life of New Jersey and New York.For three consecutive years, she was the recipient of Professional Performing Arts grants from the Foundation for the Arts in New York City , USA.

Angela believes in music as a great art, which must be reborn today - fearlessly, passionately, and spiritually.  
She frequently writes essays and articles on Arts and Culture.   

Visit Angela's personal Literature Blog here

 

Watch Now: Beethoven - Sonata no.17
VIDEO HD on Youtube

now playing: Rachmaninoff
Prelude in gis-moll

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Couperin - Keyboard Pieces 

Beethoven: Sonata 17 Mov.1
VIDEO HD

Beethoven - Sonata 17 Mov.3
VIDEO HD

Liszt - Transcendental Etude Chasse Neige
VIDEO HD

Chopin - Nocturne c-moll
op. posth

Rachmaninoff - Prelude in g sharp minor op.32 no.12

Chopin - Mazurka op68 (from TV broadcast)

Brahms - Chorale Prelude "Herzlich tut mich verlangen"
organist - Angela Yurchenko