Maksim Kuzin To Conduct Two Upcoming Youth Art Forum Concerts in Kiev,
Ukraine - April 19 Concert Features Music by American Composers Beth
Anderson, Lawrence Dillon, Haskell Small and Judith Lang Zaimont
Ukrainian conductor Maksim Kuzin will host and conduct concerts of
American, European and Ukrainian music in Kiev, Ukraine on Tuesday,
April 19 and Thursday, April 21. Both events will be presented as part
of the biennial "Youth Art Forum" festival of contemporary music and
will be performed at the city's Concert Hall of the House of Science.
The April 19 concert will feature music by American composers: Beth
Anderson's"New Mexico Swale" for flute, percussion, violin, viola,
cello, Lawrence Dillon's "Devotion" for flute, violin, viola and cello),
Haskell Small's "12 Snippets" for flute, clarinet, cello and piano and
"Short Story" for flute, oboe, clarinet, cello and piano and Judith Lang
Zaimont's "Sky Curtains" for flute, clarinet, bassoon, viola and cello.
Performers will be the Kiev Youth Soloists Chamber Ensemble, conducted
by Maksim Kuzin, who will also host the program and serve as narrator in
one of the other selections.
The April 21 concert will feature music by Vanessa Lann (USA/Netherlands),
Michele Biasotti (Italy), Guus Janssen (Netherlands) as well as Ukrainian
composers Olena Protopopova, Zoltan Almashi Svyatoslav Krutykov and
Serhiy Pilyutikov. Performers will be the Ensemble of New Music "Ricochet",
again conducted by Mr. Kuzin.
Maksim Kuzin was selected by Symphony Magazine as one of their 2005
Emerging Artists. He is founder, Artistic Director, and Principal
Conductor of the Youth Musical Theatre "Maxima" in Ukraine, Staff Conductor
of the Kiev State Academic Operetta Theatre and Music Director of the
Ricochet New Music Ensemble. He received a Summer 2004 appointment as
Assistant Conductor for the Hot Springs Music Festival in Arkansas and
is a frequent conductor of contemporary music concerts at Ukrainian
international festivals such as "Kiev Musik-Fest", "Youth Art Forum" and
"Musical Premieres of The Season." You can find much more about Maksim
Kuzin at http://www.jamesarts.com/kuzin/index.html.
These composers reflect a wonderful range of styles of American Music
and were chosen by Mr. Kuzin for this diversity. For more information
about Beth Anderson, visit her online at http://www.beand.com/. Lawrence
Dillon's website is at http://www.lawrencedillon.com/. For more about
Haskell Small, visit him at http://www.jamesarts.com/h-small/ and find
Judith Lang Zaimont's website at http://www.jzaimont.com/. Ms. Anderson,
Mr. Dillon and Ms. Zaimont are regular contributors to the lively
Sequenza 21 Composers Forums and individual blogs, all of which can be
read at http://www.sequenza21.com.
Maksim Kuzin, Beth Anderson, Lawrence Dillon, Haskell Small and Judith
Lang Zaimont are all represented by Jeffrey James Arts Consulting, to
whom inquiries about them can be directed. For more information, call
516-797-9166 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting