Symphony Arlington presents Konstantine Valianatos
This concert will feature pianist Konstantine Valianatos performing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. Valianatos has attracted attention as an exciting young musician of great talent in both the United States and in Europe. The recipient of numerous awards, he has won 11 first prizes, six of them at international competitions, including the International Seiler Piano Competition, International Ibiza Piano Competition, the Senigallia International Piano Competition, the San Gemini International Piano Competition, and the Aspen Music Festival Competition.
He is also the recipient of scholarships provided by the Gina Bachauer, Yamaha, Onassis and I.K.Y. Foundation Competitions. In 2004, Valianatos’s artistry and integrity were officially acknowledged when the President of the Hellenic Republic, Kostis Stefanopoulos, presented him with the highest accolade from the Athens Academy.