Piano Master Class with Sergey Schepkin
October 22, 2012
Watch Salem State University piano students take a class under the direction of reknown pianist, Sergey Schepkin. The Russian-American pianist Sergey Schepkin has performed across the globe, from the United States to Europe to Japan to New Zealand. He made his Carnegie Hall recital debut in 1993 (Weill Recital Hall) to an enthusiastic reception from the audience and The New York Times. He has performed at the Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center, Celebrity Series of Boston, Boston's Emmanuel Music, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the Grand and Chamber Philharmonic Halls in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, among others.
The Boston Globe described Mr. Schepkin as "an artist of uncommon, almost singular capability and integrity... He synthesizes the most diverse approaches and insights." Schepkin is recognized as one of the world's foremost interpreters of keyboard works by Johann Sebastian Bach, and was hailed by The New York Times as "a formidable Bach pianist . . . [who] plays with the passion and drama of a young Glenn Gould."