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Piano Virtuoso Arkadiy Figlin Performing At Darien Library

Renowned pianist Arkadiy Figlin to perform at Darien Library on Sept. 20.
Renowned pianist Arkadiy Figlin to perform at Darien Library on Sept. 20. Photo Credit: Facebook

DARIEN, Conn. — Acclaimed pianist Arkadiy Figlin will perform at Darien Library for his "Evening of Delights" concert on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m.

The performance will feature classical and jazz selections by the piano virtuoso.

Figlin is a graduate of Moscow Gnessin Institute and has appeared as a soloist with Chautauqua Symphony, Ashland Symphony, CMSFO, Clarence Summer Symphony and Princeton Symphony with performances of the Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Emerson and Poulenc piano concertos.

He has played such illustrious venues as Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall and the Kennedy Center.

In 1998, he became the first non-American pianist ever to win one of the most prestigious competitions in the world, The Great American Jazz piano competition in Jacksonville, Fla. In 2010, Figlin was invited to be the pianist for the preparation and filming of Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan."

The concert will take place in the library's Louise Parker Berry Community Room at 1441 Post Road.

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