Celebrity Concert: Piano
Friday, February 14, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
Convocation Hall – UH 213

*Ticket required. Visit the tickets page for more information.


Image: Ksenia Nosikova

Ksenia Nosikova

Pianist KSENIA NOSIKOVA, praised for impressive musicianship, musically very poetic, full of light, warmth, and joy” and “brilliant, full of grace and the most astonishing precision, refined sensibility and exquisite pianism”  by the Boston Globe, New York Concert Reviews, and other press, has performed extensively in Europe, Asia, Russia, USA, and South America. She is a graduate of Moscow Conservatory, where she received her Undergraduate and Masters’ degrees. She earned her Doctoral degree from the University of Colorado.  Presently, Dr. Ksenia Nosikova is a Professor of Piano at the University of Iowa, where she devotedly teaches an international studio of graduate and undergraduate students.  She is a member of the American Liszt Society’s Board of Directors and one of the founders and the Artistic Director of Piano Sundays at Old Capitol Concert Series. 

This performance is sponsored by the Great Romantics Festival. 






Ksenia Nosikova McMaster Hamilton Concert Program 2014

Sonata in F-Sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5            Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)
Allegro con expressione
Lento e patetico

Aus Meinem Tagebuch (From My Diary), Op.82           Max Reger (1873-1916)
Vivace in A Major, Book 1
Vivace in D minor, Book 1
Andantino Expressivo in e minor, Book 2
Moderato in E Major, Book 1
Vivacissimo in G Major, Book 4


La Fenice : Sonata for Piano No.1 (2006)       Lera Auerbach (1973-)
Allegro ma non troppo
L’istesso tempo
Moderato ma con moto
Adagio Religioso

Prière des Matelots (Prayer of a Sailor)           Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
« O Grand Saint Dominique »
from illustrations de opéra L’Africaine by Giancomo Meyerbeer

Fantasy on Themes from Rienzi by Richard Wagner Franz Liszt (1811-1886)