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Composer, pianist and teacher Ivan Sokolov will perform at the closing concert of the festival “In the House Where Music Lives”.
The musician was born in Moscow, graduated from the Gnessin Musical College in the class of special piano, the Moscow Conservatory and completed an assistant traineeship. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory in 1988-1994 (at the Department of Instrumentation and Score Reading), and now teaches: since 2005 he has been teaching piano music of the 20th-21st centuries, since 2007 he has been teaching students of the Faculty of Historical and Contemporary Performing Arts. Since 2006 he has also taught special piano at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. In 1986-1994 he taught at the Academic Musical College at the Moscow Conservatory and at the Children’s Musical School at the Musical College.
The solo repertoire of Ivan Sokolov is huge, the geography of concerts is the cities of Russia, Europe and the USA. Since the 1980s, he has performed premieres of contemporary compositions. He often performs with famous musicians around the world.
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