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Valentin Uryupin & Stanislav Khristenko

Clarinet & Piano


Music Room

Tickets are $30, $15 for members and students with ID; museum admission for that day is included. Advance reservations are strongly recommended; reserve online until 12 hours before each concert. 

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Praised in the media around the globe, Ukrainian-born Stanislav Khristenko is one of America’s most eminent young artists. He joins Russia’s most internationally acclaimed clarinetist and accomplished conductor, Valentin Uryupin, who makes his US debut. Together, the duo presents a unique program:
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) 
Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821 (arranged by Uryupin)

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, FP 184

Jörg Widmann (1973-present)
Fantasie for Clarinet Solo (1993)
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 94 (arranged by Uryupin)

About the Artists

In the 2014/15 concert season Stanislav Khristenko appeared as a recitalist and soloist with orchestras throughout the US, as well as South Korea, Spain, Belgium, and Bulgaria. Summer 2015 brings Khristenko to England and South Korea for performances of Rachmaninov’s 2nd and Beethoven’s 3rd concertos. He will also appear at the Ravinia Festival, New Orleans Keyboard Festival, and International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City.

Khristenko has won top prizes at some of the most prestigious international piano competitions. In 2013 alone he won First Prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, the Maria Canals International Music Competition, and was named Fourth Laureate at the Queen Elisabeth Competition.

Artist website


Valentin Uryupin is the most acclaimed and successful Russian clarinet players. Born in 1985 in Lozovaja (Kharkiv region, Ukraine), he studied at the Central Music School and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. His teachers include Evgeny Petrov (clarinet) and the illustrious Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Uryupin has participated in master classes with Charles Neidich, Jacques Di Donato, Nicholas Balder, Roman Guillot, and Michel Leteka. Valentin Uryupin is the prize-winner of 21 international clarinet competitions in Belgium, Italy, Finland, China, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, and Russia.

Since 2007, Valentin Uryupin has been an artistic director and conductor of the Arpeggione chamber orchestra (Moscow) and since 2011 he has been a guest conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the State Television and Radio Company of the Republic of Belarus and principal conductor of the Perm Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Watch & Listen

The MusicAeterna Orchestra with Valentin Uryupin on clarinet performing at the Diaghilev Festival 2014