Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op. 15 Liszt, Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178 Liszt, Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514 Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83 One of the brightest and most gifted graduates of the Moscow Conservatory remarkable for his "perfect technique and artistry," Denis Matsuev is a rising star becoming known internationally for his brilliant interpretations of the great Romantic period piano repertoire, including Lizst, Schumann, Chopin and Rachmaninoff. Gold medalist at the 1998 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Mr. Matsuev has appeared on tour in the US with the Bolshoi Symphony, Russian National Orchestra and the Russian State and in more than 400 cities world-wide, with recent performances in Lyon, France; Seoul, Korea; Warsaw, Poland; Sydney, Australia; Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan.