Pianist Jura Margulis returns Wednesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.for his ninth performance at Hidden Valley to present a rich and powerful program featuring the works of Scarlatti, Tchaikovsky, ad Rachmaninoff.
Mr. Margulis is internationally recognized for his consummate virtuosity and compellingly communicative and emotional performances.
His orchestral appearances include performances with the Russian National Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Venezuela, the Südwestrundfunk Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, and the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. He has played at numerous festivals and is active as a chamber musician. He has recorded ten CDs for Sony, Ars Musici, and Oehms Classics covering a wide spectrum of repertoire.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Jura Margulis was raised in Germany where he studied with his father, Dr. Vitaly Margulis, at the Musikhochschule Freiburg. He was also a student at the Fondazione per il Pianoforte in Cadenabbia at Lake Como in Italy. In 1994, he moved to the United States to study with Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. In 2008, Margulis became the inaugural holder of the Emily J. McAllister Endowed Professorship in Piano at the J.W. Fulbright College of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. In 2017, Jura accepted a position as Professor at The University of Vienna.
Admission is $25. Tickets are available online or by calling (831) 659-3115.