"ELECTRIFYING & UNFORGETTABLE."
“Venkatesh has an extremely rare combination of effortless technical command and authority with a sense of poetry and refinement that belies his years…electrifying and unforgettable… he’s a spectacular pianist.”
Mr. Venkatesh's two upcoming releases consist of a debut on Naxos in an all-Mozart program followed by sonatas of Beethoven and Scarlatti, Schubert's Drei Klavierstücke and Brahms Klavierstucke op. 118 and 119.
Chopin: Barcarolle Op. 60 in F-Sharp Minor
Live from the Colburn School
Los Angeles, CA
Saint-Saëns - "Aquarium from the Carnival of the Animals"
with Eva Schaumkell, piano
Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Sarasota Music Festival
Sarasota Opera House
Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A Minor Op. 114
with Micah Wright, clarinet & Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello
"Vijay Venkatesh is blessed with it all: transcendent technique, unbridled passion, and irresistible charisma. He breathes with an oxygen of imagination."
- Washington Post
Venkatesh has rapidly established a major international reputation as top prizewinner in the San Jose, Seattle, Zimmerli, World Piano, and Waring International Piano Competitions. Recent and upcoming concerto highlights include performances with Seattle Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Sarasota Orchestra, Roanoke Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, Redlands Symphony, USC Thornton Symphony, and more. He has performed as soloist with such celebrated conductors as Jeffrey Kahane, Ludovic Morlot, and David Lockington, to name a few.
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VENKATESH JOINS ROSTER OF COLBURN ARTISTS
Mr. Venkatesh has joined the prestigious roster of Colburn Artists with US artist representation.