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Masterworks: Romance and Realism

November 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$20 – $50
Pianist Dmitri Vorobriev wearing a black shirt with a slightly blurry piano in the background.

Masterworks: Romance and Realism

Featured Artist: Dmitri Vorobiev, piano

Presenting Rachmaninoff’s beloved romantic Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, as well as a suite from the film score of “The Gadfly” by Dmitri Shostakovich.



Shostakovich              The Gadfly: Suite, op. 97a


Rachmaninoff, S.       Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18

Dmitri Vorobiev, piano



Sandra Pait Clay and George Clay, III

Brenda K. and Dale Cline

Lynn and Chip Young


About the Artist:

A native of Moscow, Russia, Dmitri Vorobiev is an associate professor of piano in the School of Music. He first came to international attention after winning the Casagrande International Piano Competition in Italy in 1994, followed by performances at the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto and numerous recitals throughout Italy. Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa; Vivave International Music Festival; International Music Academy in Pilsen, Czech Republic; and the Cambridge International String Academy in Cambridge, England. (Read more)


P.E. Monroe Auditorium, LRU
775 6th St NE
Hickory, NC 28601 United States
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