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Father’s Day Benefit Concert featuring Australian virtuoso violinist Attilla Sautov and American pianist Dimitri Zhgenti

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

$20 – $40
Fathers Day Evemt

Shalom Strings is pleased to announce a Duo Classical Benefit Concert featuring virtuoso violinist Attilla Sautov and American pianist Dimitri Zhgenti. Come and celebrate Father’s Day with a marvelous afternoon of exquisite music! The duo will be presenting a delightful program of masterful works by Bach, Debussy, Gluck, Massenet, Schubert, Handel, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Ponce Cuéllar. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a most entertaining and enjoyable concert!

Stay after the show to greet and chat with the brilliant musicians and to purchase signed CDs. Tickets are also available at the door 30 minutes prior to the concert. A portion of the proceeds will be used to aid an orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico. Thank you for your support! Please share about this event with your friends.

Attilla Sautov is renowned in music circles around the world for his brilliance as a soloist, having performed on every continent with some of the world’s major orchestras and with many leading chamber musicians. Sautov has performed as concertmaster in many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Munich Philharmonic, Düsseldorf Philharmonic Tonhalle, Philharmonic Hamburg, The Schauspielhaus – Berlin Concert Hall, National Arts Center in Ottawa, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Centre Colon in Madrid, Spain, and Sydney Opera House, Australia. A winner of international violin competitions as well as a producer of recordings, Sautov is passionate about bringing quality classical music to lesser-served music lovers. He plays a 1705 Stradivarius copy which he acquired in Cremona, Italy.

Dimitri Zhgenti was born in Tbilisi Republic of Georgia where he began studying piano at the age of 9 with Medea Javahia and later with a prominent Tbilisi State Conservatory professor, Rusudan Hodjava. In 2002, Dimitri moved to America where he continued his studies with concert pianist and teacher Joanna Hodges in Vancouver, WA. Mr. Zhgenti was accepted into the Toradze Piano Studio at Indiana University where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees and studied under world renowned pianist Alexander Toradze and Senior Lecturer of Music Ketevan Badridze. Since Dimitri graduated Indiana University South Bend, he continued his studies with award-winning pianist Mark Westcott and had two highly successful performances with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Dimitri currently maintains a full-time private studio, served on the board of directors of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and together with Dr. Anton Zotov hosted classical concert series, Musica Lanterna. Dimitri is passionate about fundraising events and supporting arts organizations in the community.

Sunday, June 18, 4pm-5:30pm.

Registration Required.


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