Scriabin Society of America presents
EXTRAORDINARY EVENT INCLUDING THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF PROMETHEUS FOR 3 PIANOSAlexander Toradze is universally recognized as a masterful virtuoo in the grand romantic tradition. He has enriched the great russian piano heritage with his own unorthodox interpretative conceptions, deeply poetic lyricism and intensely emotional excitement. Also appearing at this gala will be some musicians from the Toradze Piano Studio who will perform sonatas of Scriabin at the Marathon Rock Hotel Pianofest at the Ethical Society on halloween. This will include a light show!!!
October 30, 2002
Steinway Hall
109 West 57th Street
New York City

130th Anniversary Gala

A gala evening in the presence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation and Mrs. Uyri V. Ushakov to celebrate the 130th Anniversary of the birth of the great Russian composer. The program includes performances by pianists Konstantin Soukhovetski, Dmitri Novgorodsky, Nino Sanikidze and Jerome Lowenthal and soprano Susan Narucki.April 23, 2002
Residence of the Ambassador
1125 Sixteenth St. N.W.
Washington, D.C.


Scriabin 2001: A Re-Evaluation in the New MillenniumPanelists include Jerome Lowenthal, Pianist and Professor, The Julliard School; Jay Reise, Composer; Robert Weiss, Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania; and Gunther Schuller, Composer, Conductor, former President, New England Conservatory. Moderated by Joseph Bloch, Prefessor Emeritus, The Julliard School.October 18, 2001
The Julliard School

Gala Concert

Pianist Dmitri Novgorodsky
Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 11 (1879)Pianist Ilya Itin
Two-Poems, Op. 32 (1904)
Sonata #10, Op 70 (1913)
Two-Etudes, Op. 8 (1895)
Sonata #4, Op. 30 (1907)
Andante — Prestissimo volando.
April 19, 2001
7:30 p.m.
Steinway Hall
New York

Pianist Peter Laul

1st Prize winner of the Scriabin International Piano Competition held in Moscow in June 2000, Peter Laul studied at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia with Professor A. Sandler.Peter Laul’s all-Scriabin program at Steinway Hall included Sonatas #3 and 4, all seven preludes from Op. 17, two Poemes Op. 32 and Op. 69, as well as two Etudes from Op. 42.
This Gala Benefit Concert arranged by the Scriabin Society of America was part of his first prize and included performances in Seattle, Honolulu and another New York appearance at Greenwich House on Friday, October 13. This program included works by Haydn, Schubert, Chopin in addition to other works by Scriabin.
September 28, 2000
7:30 p.m.
Steinway Hall
109 West 57th St.
New York

Exclusive Video Screening

The Scriabin Society of America presented a screening of Prometheus, Poem of Fire, Op. 60. This was an exclusive screening of the video production which was broadcast on television in the Netherlands in October, 1998. It features color design by the video artist, Peter Struycken with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic conducted by Valery Gergiev, the Netherlands Radio Choir and pianist Alexander Toradze. The screening was in conjunction with an exhibition entitled The Holy Art of Imperial Russia, 60 religious icons dating from 1700 – 1917.

In addition, NPS has made a sequel to this video, this time with no musicians on screen. The new production entitled Scriabin’s Vision was broadcast in the Netherlands on September 26, 1999 on Nederland 3. The video was also designed to accompany a live performance, and it was premiered on a large screen 13 x 6 meters, on September 23, 1999 at the Gergiev-festival in De Doelen in Rotterdam at a performance with Alexander Toradze on piano and Valery Gergiev conducting the Kirov Orchestra and choir.
September 8, 1999
5:30 p.m.
Gallery of
the American
Bible Society
New York