CORVALLIS, Ore. – Pianist Vadym Kholodenko will perform in the series finale of the 2017-2018 Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street, Corvallis.

Kholodenko’s three-part program includes works from the classical, romantic and 20th century periods, including Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A minor, K. 310; Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2; and Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 82.

Kholodenko earned a gold medal for his performance at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The Ukraine native began his international performance career at age 13 with performances in the United States, Hungary, Croatia and China. In addition to his Cliburn competition victory, he has won top prizes at the Schubert, Sendai and Maria Callas international piano competitions.

In recent years Kholodenko has presented solo recitals in Boston, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Portland and Seattle. Internationally, he has played in Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sarajevo, Singapore and elsewhere. He has performed as a soloist with the symphonies of Fort Worth, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and San Diego, and abroad with the orchestras of Malmo, Madrid RTVE, Qatar and Norwegian Radio.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Advance tickets are available online at or at Grass Roots Books & Music. Students ages 8 to 18 and all college students with valid ID will be admitted free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply and are valid for purchase of up to two $5 tickets at The LaSells Stewart Center starting one hour prior to the concert with SNAP card.

Accommodations relating to a disability may be made by calling 541-758-0036, preferably at least one week in advance.

College of Liberal Arts

About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts encompasses seven distinct schools, as well as several interdisciplinary initiatives, that focus on humanities, social sciences, and fine and performing arts. Curriculum developed by the college’s nationally and internationally-renowned faculty prepares students to approach the complex problems of the world ethically and thoughtfully, contributing to a student's academic foundation and helping to build real-world skills for a 21st century career and a purposeful life.


Zachary C. Person, 541-737-4671, [email protected]


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