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Ilia Chkolnik (*1963)
Born in 1963 in Kishinev (ex USSR), Ilia Chkolnik was a child musical prodigy. He studied trumpet, piano, and composition at the special music school in Moscow, areas in which he achieved diplomas in 1980 and 1985 at the famous Gnessin Academy of Music.
In 1980, after having received First Prizes at trumpet competitions in Tallinn (Estonia) and Prague (Concertino-Praga), he became at...
About Piano Concerto No 1 for Children
A sensational musical event
The Piano Concerto No. 1 for Children is creating a sensational musical event when a (very) young talent is performing on stage as a “great” soloist. Ilia Chkolnik succeeded masterly to constrain the traditional three-movement concerto form to eleven minutes and all the same to preserve the musical emotions of the grand virtuoso repertoire. The orchestration provides a rich symphonic accompaniment, which furthermore is accessible for youth orchestras.
- 126.96.36.199. - 188.8.131.52. - timp. perc., strings
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