GéNIA & Max de Wardener Concert At Kings Place, 9th Feb 2014

Piano-Yoga® founder and pianist, GéNIA, returns to Kings Place with an eclectic mix of contemporary piano music from around the world.

Online PR News – 31-January-2014 – London, England – Follow link for full Press Release:

“...an outstanding musician… [GéNIA] has the virtuosity that marks her out as a natural pianist.”
The Times

The programme will include a rare performance of Sonata, an early piano work by Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina, 'Techno Etudes' by one of Japan’s leading living composers Karen Tanaka, several works by the award winning ECM artist Nik Bartsch and by British composer and milti-intrumentalist, Max de Wardener. GéNIA will also be debuting several pieces from her own upcoming piano album, “Thoughts of Today, Dreams of Tomorrow”, that she has been writing while on sabbatical in Paris over the past year. The audience may already be familiar with GéNIA’s compositions as they have been played in all Café Nero’s branches throughout the UK. The selection will include the beautifully haunting melodies of Distant Memories and Autumn Blues and a rousing homage to one of GéNIA’s favorite contemporary composers, Philip Glass. The concert will start at 4pm in the stunning modern performance venue of Kings Place, on Sunday 9th February.

Nik Bartsch - Modules 42, 5 & 18
GéNIA - Selection of pieces from “Dreams of Today, Thoughts of Tomorrow”
Karen Tanaka – “Techno Etudes”
Max de Wardener - Set of Piano Compositions
Sofia Gubaidulina - Sonata

More Information:
Date: Sunday 9th February 2014
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Kings Place, Hall 2, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Contact: t: +44 (0)7948 447 492 | e: info@genia-music.com
Max de Wardener Website: www.maxdewardener.com
GéNIA MUSIC Website: www.genia-music.com
Kings Place Website: www.kingsplace.co.uk

“GéNIA manages to find a platform for contemporary compositions whilst giving historic pieces a fresh airing.”
Financial Times

About Piano-Yoga:
Piano-Yoga® is a unique method of piano playing, performing and teaching designed for all levels of pianists. It has been created and developed by Russian virtuoso pianist and educator GéNIA. This multi-dimensional method combines the fundamentals of Russian piano schools with Eastern philosophies, particularly yoga.