Past events

All-Beethoven Recital by Roman Markowicz, piano

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 7:30pm

Join us for the All-Beethoven recital by Roman Markowicz, piano coinciding with the 50th anniversary of his arrival in New York. The concert will also feature guest cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, member of the esteemed ensemble Trio Solisti. This will be the first piano recital after Foundation's piano recent restoration. The concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

All-Beethoven Recital



Guest appearance by Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7:30 p.m. 

The Kosciuszko Foundation

15 E 65th Street, New York, NY 10065

Tickets: $15 - Regular Admission/ $10 - KF Members, Seniors, Students


Sonata in D Major op.28 "Pastoral"
Six Variations in F Major op.34
Sonata in F Minor op.2 No.1 
Six Bagatelles op.126
Sonata in A Major op.69 for Piano and Cello. 

Roman Markowicz - Polish born pianist has been a New York resident for nearly half a century. He graduated from Manhattan School of Music with Harold Bauer Award (B.M.) as a student of Artur Balsam, then continued his piano studies in The Juilliard School (M.M.) taking lessons from Ania Dorfman. As a soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Markowicz performed throughout the Eastern U.S. and in Europe. For last three decades Mr. Markowicz has been active as a music reviewer for the Polish-language publications on both sides of the ocean (Nowy Dziennik, Kurier Plus, Ruch Muzyczny) then three seasons ago as an English-language contributor and critic he joined the NY staff of the well-known French classical music website

Cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach has been lauded by the press for the "gripping emotion" and "powerful artistry" of her interpretations; qualities which have led to a career striking for its wide range of artistic collaborations.  She has appeared extensively in recitals and as a soloist with orchestras across the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America, with such conductors as Mstislav Rostropovich, James DePreist and Peter Oundjian.  Her recording with pianist Fabio Bidini of the Franck and Rachmaninoff Sonatas is released on the Encore Performance label. MORE

<< Return to Past events