Community Concert

Alina Kiryayeva, Ukrainian pianist sensation, will perform in Bryan’s Arts and Education Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. This is a date change from the brochure. Individual tickets at the door are $30 (adult) and $5 (student). Courtesy photo

Alina Kiryayeva, Ukrainian pianist, is hitting the road for her Live On Stage national tour and bringing a whole new show.

She will perform breathtaking renditions of classical favorites and contemporary pop hits.

The Williams County Community Concert event will take place in Bryan’s Arts and Education Auditorium, 120 S. Beech St., on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

For nonmembers, individual tickets at the door for open seating at this performance are $30 (adult) and $5 (student). Doors for all concert patrons open at 6:45 p.m.

You may view concert information under Williams County Community Concert Association on Facebook or at www.wccca-los.org. Call 419-636-3550 or 419-636-7099 with questions.

Ms. Kiryayeva has performed on piano as a soloist and with numerous orchestras in more than a dozen countries, including her native Ukraine, the U.S., Europe, Russia, Mexico, and Japan.

Alina Kiryayeva is known for her innovative approach to playing classical music along with her superb command of the piano.

Her new light-classical program, “Modern Piano”, fuses classical and popular styles from colorful master works composed by Liszt, Brahms, and Mozart to name a few.

She adds contemporary hits from Simon and Garfunkel, Aqua, and The Rolling Stones.

Alina gave her first solo recital at age 8 and her solo debut with an orchestra at age 11. Both her bachelor and masters degrees are from Juilliard School of Music.

She has won several international music competitions, and is currently conducting research on the relationship between classical and popular music as a doctoral candidate at The City University of New York.

In 2013, Alina released a solo piano album titled, “Sonatas” which she recorded in New York City.

Her second album, “Moving Pictures” (2016) brings familiar melodies to life from cinematographic masterpieces.

Alina Kiryayeva’s extensive musical knowledge combines with her unparalleled skills, charming stage presence, and unique repertoire to create a one-of-a-kind concert audience experience.

​sharon@bryantimes.com

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