Rave reviews after the performance of the Prokofiev’s 3rd piano concerto in Troy Music Hall – one of the best and oldest concert halls in the US with an amazing history. The great pianists of the romantic era including Josef Hoffman, Sergei Rachmaninov and Prokofiev himself performed in this beautiful venue.
“…In Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C-Major, the soloist, Alexei Grynyuk played masterfully. The first movement sparkled with life, Grynyuk’s fingers dancing with fluttering handfuls of notes. Throughout, the Ukrainian orchestra and pianist played as one instrument, the balance between them about perfect. Rolling energy lit the third movement, and a “wow” buildup to the end had the audience roaring with delight. Grynyuk played a flawless and sweet Chopin nocturne encore after the Prokofiev…”