28 September 2022 – Nicky Poznak with Simón Pazos Quintana

Recitals Australia Presents

Lunch Hour Series
Tynte Street, North Adelaide

Nicky Poznak, piano
Simón Quintana, piano

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Wednesday 28 September, 2022
at 12.30pm
for approximately 50 minutes


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
i. Allegro con brio
ii. Adagio
iii. Rondo, Molto allegro

Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Miroirs (“Mirrors”)
i. Noctuelles (“Moths”)
ii. Oiseaux tristes (Sad Birds”)
iii. Une barque sur l’océan (“A Boat on the Ocean”)
iv. Alborada del Gracioso (“The Jester’s Aubade”)
v. La vallée des cloches (“The Valley of Bells”)

30’ | 30’

Nicky graduated with First Class Honours in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Lucinda Collins. In both her undergraduate and Honours degree, she received several scholarships and prizes for her achievements, including the Brisbane Matthews Pianoforte Prize, Maude Harriet Riley Scholarship, Thelma Dent Memorial Prize, Daisy Burmeister Salotti Scholarship for Pianoforte, Patrick Cecil Greenland Scholarship for Pianoforte, and the Jack de Vos Scholarship. Nicky is currently taking time away from her studies to broaden her musical career, and is working as an accompanist, chamber musician and private piano teacher, as well as expanding her solo performance repertoire.

Simón Pazos Quintana is a classical pianist, accompanist and teacher. He obtained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide, under the tutelage of Professor Stefan Ammer. In 2018, Simón was the recipient of the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship. He was also a finalist in both the 2019 and the 2021 Geoffrey Parsons Award for piano accompaniment. Simón is currently completing his PhD at the Elder Conservatorium, centred around the works for solo piano by Aleksandr Mosolov.


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