Russian-Born Pianist Maria Yefimova to Perform March 12
February 22, 2018
[The event has been canceled due to inclement weather.]
Maria Yefimova, an instructor of piano at the College of William and Mary, will present a lyceum at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.
A native of Russia, Yefimova is an international recitalist, chamber musician and orchestra soloist. She has performed in Croatia, England, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and the United States.
Yefimova made her New York debut in 2004 with a critically acclaimed solo recital at Carnegie Hall. She has performed in Meranofest and Velo Music Festival in Italy, the Rachmaninoff Music Festival in Russia and the Water Island Music Festival in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
She has collaborated with conductors Dmitry Vasiliev and Igor Sukachev and with soloists Roza Tulyaganova, Eric Jacobsen and Julian Gargiulo.
Yefimova was a featured artist in a film documentary Women of Music, a classical music series, which presents performances and interviews with top artists from around the world.
She received awards from Artists International, the Five Towns Music & Art International Piano Competition, the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition and the Kuznetsk Young Artists Piano Competition.
Yefimova graduated with honors from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. She came to the United States on a full scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music, where she earned a master’s degree and a doctor of musical arts.
The lyceum is free and open to the public.