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Selected Performances

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January 2009

Jan 4, 2pm The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace
Free Family Concert Series
Presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Frédéric Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C major, Op. 3
François Francoeur: Sonata in E major
David Popper: (Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68, Tarantella, Op. 33 and Vito, Op. 54 No. 5
Luigi Boccherini: Sonata No. 6 in A major
Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904): Concerto in b minor, Op. 104, 3rd movement
The Richard Nixon Library
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda CA
714-993-5075
www.nixonlibrary.org
Admission free
Jan 16, 8pm Los Olivos Schoolhouse Music Evenings Chamber Music Series
Presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Frédéric Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C major, Op. 3
Luigi Boccherini: Sonata No. 6 in A major
Claude Debussy: Sonate pour violoncelle et piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 4
Alfred Schnittke: Suite im alten stil (Suite in the Old Style)
Karl Davidov: Allegro de Concert, Op. 11
St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church
2901 Nojoqui Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-4454, St. Mark's
For ticket information, please contact:
- Rose Knoles at 805.688.4933, prtmk@sbceo.org
- Laura Birrell (805) 688-7817; laura.birrell@verizon.net
Website
Jan 25, 3pm "Musicale" for Mozart Classical Orchestra
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Works by Haydn, Chopin, Popper and Piazolla
Newport Beach, CA
Private performance by invitation only
Jan 30, 7:30pm MPEIC ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Boulder Colorado Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Frédéric Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C major, Op. 3
Luigi Boccherini: Sonata No. 6 in A major
Claude Debussy: Sonate pour violoncelle et piano
Alfred Schnittke: Suite im alten stil (Suite in the Old Style)
Shostakovich: Sonata in d minor, Op. 40
Grusin Music Hall
University of Colorado – Boulder
Imig Music Building
Euclid Ave. and 18th St., Boulder, CO, 80309
(303) 492-8008

February 2009

Feb 1, 2pm MPEIC Artist Concert Series
MPE Foundation and MPE Boulder Colorado Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
In Cello Master Class
Room C-199 Chamber Hall
University of Colorado – Boulder
Imig Music Building
Euclid Ave. and 18th St., Boulder, CO, 80309
(303) 492-8008
Feb 8, 2:30pm SFVC NA'AMAT Series
presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Frédéric Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C major, Op. 3
Max Bruch: Kol Nidre, Op. 47
David Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 4
David Popper: Concert Polonaise, Op. 14
Frédéric Chopin: Cello Etude in e minor, Op. 25 No. 7
Karl Davidov: Allegro de Concert, Op. 11
Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand TangoLuigi Boccherini: Sonata No. 6 in A major
Valley Beth Shalom, Lopaty Chapel
15739 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91436
Tickets: $36 includes Meet-the-artists reception following the concert. For further information, please call (818) 995-4035 or see the NA'AMAT calendar. Download the concert flyer here or learn more about NA'AMAT.
Feb 20 ALTO POLIS OUTREACH SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
9:50 Luxe Middle School
10:45 Luxe Middle School
12:07 East High School
Lincoln, NE
Feb 20, 3:30pm MPEIC ARTIST MASTER CLASS SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Lincoln Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
In Cello Master Class
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Westbrook Music Bldg Rm. 104
Lincoln, NE 68503
Feb 22, 2:30pm
MPEIC ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Lincoln Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Same program as January 30, 2009
Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
University of Nebraska
12th and R Streets
Lincoln, Nebraska
(402) 472-2461
Feb 27 ALTO POLIS OUTREACH SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
10:25 Silvercreek High School
1:30 St. Martins of Tours School
San Jose, CA
Feb 28, 6:30pm
MPEIC ARTIST MASTER CLASS SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE San Jose Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
In Cello Master Class
Sherman Clay Pianos
2030 Duane Avenue
Santa Clara CA 95054

March 2009

Mar 1, 2pm MPEIC ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE San Jose Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Same program as January 30, 2009
Le Petit Trianon Theatre
72 North Fifth Street, San Jose, CA 95112
For more information, please call 323.663.3601.
Mar 19, 10:30am and 7pm GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, Limor Toren, violin, Anatolia Ioannides, piano, and Maestro Amy Rangel
Glendale High School Symphonic
Beethoven - Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano, Op. 56
Glendale High School
1440 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205
For more information, please call (818) 242-3161 ext. 1174 or email: arangel@gusd.net
Mar 19, 10:30am Musicale
Peninsula Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Popper and Dvorak
Rolling Hills Estates, CA
For more information, please call 323.663.3601.

April 2009

Apr 5, 3pm ORANGE COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, Maestro Ami Porat
Mozart Classical Orchestra
JC Bach - The "London" Overture
Haydn Concerto in D major, Hob. VIIb No. 2
Mozart - Symphony No. 29
Renee & Henry Segerstrom Hall
Orange County Performing Arts Center
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
For tickets, please visit this site or call Ticket Services at 714.556.2787, open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to curtain on performance days.
For more information, please call 323.663.3601
Apr 7, 7:30p FRIENDS UNIVERSITY CONCERT SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, Maestro Richard Roller and
Friends University Symphony Orchestra
Dvorak – Concerto in b minor, Op. 104
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium
Friends University
Wichita, Kansas 67213
Tickets: $10 adults; $8 students and seniors
For ticketing information, please contact Fine Arts Office, 316.295.5537
finearts@friends.edu
For more information, please call 323.663.3601
Apr 8, 3:30p MPEIC ARTIST MASTER CLASS SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Wichita Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
In Cello Master Class
Miller Concert Hall at WSU
Duerksen Fine Arts Center
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS 67260
Apr 9, 3:30p MPEIC ARTIST MASTER CLASS SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Wichita Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
In Cello Master Class
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium
Friends University
Wichita, Kansas 67213
Apr 9,
8pm
MPEIC ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
MPE Foundation and MPE Wichita Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Details to come
For more information, please call 323.663.3601
Apr 16 MPE LOS ANGELES ALUMNI CHAPTER CONCERT SERIES
presents Alto Polis Trio with
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, Limor Toren-Immerman, violin and Mary Au, piano
Music by Adrienne Albert
Details to come
For more information, please call 323.663.3601

May 2009

May 3, 3pm “MUSICALE” FOR MOZART CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Francois Francoeur: Sonata in E major
Alfred Schnittke: Suite im alten stil (Suite in the Old Style)
Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccioso, Op. 62
Fikret Amirov: Poem-monologue
Newport Beach, CA
Private performance by invitation only
May 6, 10:30am Musicale
Long Beach Auxiliary of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Same program as May 3 above
Long Beach, CA
For more information, please call 323.663.3601
May 10, 3pm ALTO POLIS OUTREACH SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Pacific Regent
Same program as May 3
3890 Nobel Drive,
San Diego, CA 92122
For more information, please call 323.663.3601.

June 2009

June 5, 4pm Pacific Regent La Jolla
3890 Nobel Dr
San Diego, CA 92122
Alto Polis Trio
Ruslan Biryukov, Limor Toren, Leonid Levitsky
Program:
Felix MENDELSSOHN - Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49
Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH - Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op.67
June 18, 8:30pm L'ERMITAGE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Luigi Boccherini ­ Sonata No.6 in A Major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Pezzo capriccioso, op. 62
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Karl Davidoff - Allegro de Concert Op.11
For further information and reservations, please call 323.663.3601.
Los Angeles, CA
June 19, 5pm CLASSICAL MUSIC ENCOUNTERS OF ORANGE COUNTY IN TURTLE RIDGE, IRVINE
Limor Toren, Leonid Levitsky and Ruslan Biryukov
For more information and reservations, please contact
Inessa Khurgel at 949.651.0788 or email kihurgel@cox.net
June 20, 7:30pm event posterEVENING OF RUSSIAN CLASSIC MUSIC
Ruslan Biryukov (cello), Michael Lakirovich (violin), Leonid Levitsky (piano), Victoria Rubinchik (piano), Limor Toren (violin), Michael Voronel (violin), Grigory Voronel (baritone)
Music by M. Glinka, P. Tchaikovsky, D. Shostakovich, S. Rachmaninoff and many others.
Norman P Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Tickets are $20. To buy tickets online, visit this site.
Info and tickets: (818) 967 0885 (Natalie), +1 (949) 470 3062, +1 (714) 731 8079
June 27, 7pm event posterWEST COVINA SYMPHONY - THE SPIRIT OF AMERICA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, Dr. Sylvia Lee-Mann, conductor with West Covina Symphony Orchestra
Program: Antonín Dvorák, "Cello Concerto" in B minor
Adrienne Albert "Courage"
George Gershwin - "Rhapsody in Blue"
Sylvia Lee Mann - "Solstice Celebration", "Heritage Suite" (world Premiere)
Covina United Methodist Church
West San Bernardino Rd., Covina, CA 91723
Free Admission.
For more information and reservations, please call (626) 771-0462 or email drmann@westcovinasymphony.com
or visit West Covina Symphony: westcovinasymphony.com
July 9, 7pm event posterRuslan Biryukov, cello, with Leonid Levitsky, piano
The Canterbury Concert Hall
5801 West Crestridge Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
90275
Solo recital.
Short virtuosic pieces program (Popper, Davidoff, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky)

August 2009

Aug 26th, 7pm event posterTrios by Mendelssohn No.1 and Shostakovich No.2
The Alto Polis Trio: Mary Au, piano; Limor Toren, violin; Ruslan Biryukov, cello
The Canterbury Concert Hall
5801 West Crestridge Road,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Call +1(323) 445 6558
Free Admission
See poster for more details
Aug 27th, 3pm event posterThe Alto Polis Trio: Mary Au, piano; Edgar Sandoval, violin; Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Trios by Mendelssohn No.1 and Shostakovich No.2
The Scripps Kensington Concert Hall
1428 South Marengo Ave.
Alhambra, CA 91803
Call +1(323) 445 6558
Free Admission
See poster for more details

September 2009

Sep 13th, 2:30pm event posterThe Chamber Music Society of North County
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, with Mary Au, piano
RECITAL:
Robert Schumann
- Three Fantasy Pieces (Fantasiestücke), Op. 73 for cello and piano
- Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70 for cello and piano

Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
The Lutheran Church of the Incarnation
16889 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
Call +1(323) 445 6558 See poster for more details
Tickets at the door: Adults 25$, Senior, students and children 20$
Sep 18th, 6pm The G-spot Concert Series
Annual Vodka Tasting Party and Recital/Fundraising for West Covina Symphony and students of Ruslan Biryukov
Los Angeles, CA
Invitations only. For more information please call Alto Polis Management (323) 663 3601 or email to management@altopolis.com
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, with Winn Cui, cello; Patricia Ryan, cello; Andrea Yu, cello; Mary Au, piano
For more information please call Alto Polis Management (323) 663 3601 or email to management@altopolis.com
Sep 20th, 4pm event posterWest Covina Symphony Concert Series "Artist Series ~ Sonic Tapestries"
Chamber Music and solo performance
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, with Mary Au, piano
RECITAL:
Robert Schumann
- Three Fantasy Pieces (Fantasiestücke), Op. 73 for cello and piano
- Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70 for cello and piano

Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
West Covina United Methodist Church
718 S Azusa Ave
West Covina, CA 91791
More Info +1(626) 771-0462 , +1 (323) 663 3601
email management@altopolis.com
Tickets General Admission $25
Click here to buy tickets:
Sep 28th, 7:30pm SHORTER COLLEGE GUEST ARTIST SERIES
BROOKES CHAPEL, SHORTER COLLEGE
Roma, GA
Ruslan Biryukov, cello with Mary Au, piano
RECITAL:
Robert Schumann
- Three Fantasy Pieces (Fantasiestücke), Op. 73 for cello and piano
- Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70 for cello and piano

Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Please visit: http://www.shorter.edu/academics/arts/guest_ruslan_biryukov.htm
Call +1(323) 445 6558 or email management@altopolis.com

October 2009

Oct 4th, 4pm The Covington Recital Hall
3 Pursuit
Aliso Viejo, 92656
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Leonid Levitsky, piano
RECITAL
Alto Polis Outreach Recital Series
Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
virtuosic cello pieces
+1(323) 663 3601
management@altopolis.com
Free Admission.
Oct 18th, 4pm Hammond Ashley Violins Recital Hall
6255 Ferris Sq # E
San Diego, CA 92121-3232
Alto Polis Academy Students & Faculty
Alto Polis Academy Recital and Reception
+1(323) 445 6558
academy@altopolis.com
www.altopolis.com
Free Admission.
Oct 24th, 7:30pm Atonement Lutheran Church
MPE Foundation and MPE Kansas City Alumni Chapter presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Christopher Kelts, conductor
The Kansas City Civic Orchestra
Tchaikovsky "Rococo Variations" for Cello and Orchestra
Please visit: www.kccivic.org/concerts.htm
9948 Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66212
Call +1(323) 445 6558,
Tickets TBD
Oct 25th, 7:30pm St John's Methodist Church
6900 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri
MPEIC ARTIST CONCERT SERIES
MPE FOUNDATION AND MPE KANSAS CITY ALUMNI CHAPTER
Ruslan Biryukov, cello and Mary Au, piano
Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Tickets at the door
Oct 31st, 8pm event posterCalifornia State University of Fullerton
Joseph A. W. Clayes III Performing Arts Center
Meng Concert Hall, Fullerton, CA
800 N. State College Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92831
Mu Phi Epsilon International Fraternity presents
Ruslan Biryukov, cello, with Mary Au, piano
RECITAL
Robert Schumann
- Three Fantasy Pieces (Fantasiestücke), Op. 73 for cello and piano
- Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70 for cello and piano

Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Call +1(323) 663 3601 for information.
Tickets $8 - $10 at Meng Hall box office, or
Click here to buy online.

November 2009

Nov 8th, 6pm event posterLos Angeles County Museum of Art
Bing Theater, CA
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Live-streamed on the internet www.sundayslive.com/
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Mary Au, piano
CELLO RECITAL:
1. Johannes Brahms - Sonata for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
2. Johannes Brahms - Sonata for cello and piano No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234 or view www.sundayslive.com/ for details.
Free Admission
Nov 11th, 12pm KCSN 88.5 FM ARTS & ROOTS RADIO
Broadcast of the 11/8/2009 Sundays Live Chamber Music Series recital
To listen to the program, please view ">www.kcsn.org/listen.htm
For more details, please view ">www.kcsn.org/programs/sundayslive.html
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Mary Au, piano
RECITAL:
Johannes Brahms
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Please contact William Vestal at (323) 857-6234 or view www.sundayslive.com for details.
Nov 21st, 7pm William Bristol Civic Auditorium 16600 Civic Center Drive
Bellflower, CA 90706
BELLFLOWER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT SERIES
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Limor Toren, violin
Mary Au, piano
Maestro Joseph Taylor
Beethoven "Triple Concerto"
Press release / poster (Word doc)
+1(323) 663 3601
management@altopolis.com
William Bristol Civic Auditorium Box office

December 2009

Dec 5th, 6pm event posterThe Margolin Recital Hall
17286 Circa Oriente, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Leonid Levitsky, piano
RECITAL
Robert Schumann:
- Three Fantasy Pieces (Fantasiestücke), Op. 73 for cello and piano
- Adagio & Allegro, Op. 70  for cello and piano
Johannes Brahms:
- Sonatas for cello and piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 & No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
Requested donation: $35
To book the seat please call +1(949) 643 0494 or +1(323) 663 3601
or email:
Dec 6th, 3pm event posterRose Center Theater
14140 All American Way
Westminster, CA 92683
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Leonid Levitsky, piano
Alina Artemova, soprano
Blessed Sacrament Church choir
Winter Fantasy 2009 Show
Favorite Classics and Holiday Hits
+1(714) 793 1150
+1(323) 663 3601
www.rosecentertheater.com
General Admission - $28; Students & Seniors - $22; VIP - $40
Click here to buy tickets online.
Dec 8th, 7:30pm Main Auditorium, Clubhouse 3
Laguna Woods Village
23822 Avenida Sevilla, Laguna Woods, CA, 92637
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Limor Toren, violin
Pepron Pilibossian, piano
Maestra Valerie Geller
Saddleback Symphony Orchestra
Winter Concert of the Laguna Woods Village
Beethoven "Triple Concerto"
+1(323) 663 3601
management@altopolis.com
Dec 17th, 7pm Glendale High School Auditorium
1440 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205
Glendale High School Symphonic
Ruslan Biryukov, cello
Leonid Levitsky, piano
Amy Rangel, conductor
Winter Concert 2009
Haydn C Major cello concerto
call (818) 242-3161 ext. 1174
or +1(323) 663 3601
email:management@altopolis.com or arangel@gusd.net
General admission 10$
VIP 25$
Dec 20th, 3pm Hammond Ashley Violins Recital Hall
6255 Ferris Sq # E
San Diego, CA 92121-3232
Alto Polis Academy Students & Faculty
Ruslan Biryukov, August Lee
Alto Polis Academy Christmas Recital and Reception
+1(323) 445 6558
academy@altopolis.com
www.altopolis.com
Free Admission.

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