Skaiste Diksaityte and Yannick Rafalimanana

Skaiste Diksaityte and Yannick Rafalimanana

Upper West Side

Wed, February 15, 2023 6:30 PM, EST

Vaccine policy
COVID vaccination required (honor system)
Testing policy
COVID testing not required
This is an indoor event
Mask policy
Masks are not required
If you feel sick, stay home
Drinking policy
Don't bring your own drinks
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks provided
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair Accessible
Kid-friendly event

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


6:30 PM Pre-Reception
7 PM Performance

Join us for an intimate evening of music, wine and conversation featuring renowned Berlin-based musicians Skaiste Diksaityte and Yannick Rafalimanana!

Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.


Mendelssohn-Kreisler Song without words Op.62
Ysaye Rêve d'enfant, Op.14
Schumann Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 Op. 121

About the Artists

French pianist Yannick Rafalimanana has developed an international concert career performing recitals and chamber music concerts regularly throughout Europe, the United States, South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Rafalimanana has won numerous awards and prizes in several competitions, including the Borromeo Quartet Guest Artist Award, the Bruxelles J-Musiciens Competition, the Brest Piano Competition, the International Ravel Academy's Rotary-Lions Competition and the 2012 Tufts/New England Conservatory Soloist Competition, through which he made his US debut in Symphony Hall.

Recent performances include the Berliner Philarmonie, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Chamber Hall, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Kennedy Center in Washington, live on Boston’s radio station WBGH, Jordan Hall with the Borromeo String Quartet, in Boston with violists Kim Kashkashian and Thomas Reibl, in Poland with violinists Andreas Reiner, Arnold Steinhardt and in Shelter Island (NY) sharing the stage with Itzhak Perlman. He also made his Brazil recital debut performing at the Mube Museum and his Israel debut performing at the Jerusalem Music Center.

Lithuanian violinist Skaiste Diksaityte has developed a rich international concert career performing recitals, chamber and orchestral music around the world. As a guest member of the Grammy winning international orchestra Kremerata Baltica, led by Gidon Kremer, Skaiste has been touring in all major halls in Europe, Asia, South America, North Africa, and the Middle East. She also took part in their recording sessions for Deutsche Grammophon.

Skaiste has taken part part in numerous summer festivals including: Sion festival, International piano festival of La Roque d ‘Anthéron, Kuhmo festival, Kronberg Academy festival, Klavier-festival Ruhr, Bad Leonfelden international summer sessions. With Kremerata Baltica, she has collaborated with some of the most well known musicians such as Martha Argerich, Mikhail Plentnev, Daniil Trifonov, Khatia Buniatishvili, Clara-Jumi Kang, Nicolas Altstaedt, Mischa Maisky.

What's the music?

Yannick Rafalimanana Piano And Melodica
Skaistė Dikšaitytė Violin

Grażyna Bacewicz
3 pieces for 2 violins (arr. for violin and piano)

Robert Schumann
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 Op. 121

Eugene Ysaye
Rêve d'enfant, Op.14

Franz Schubert
Impromptu n.3 op.90

Frederic Chopin
Nocturne in C min. Op.48 no.1

Song without words Op.62 No.1


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