Guest Recital: Serafim Smigelskiy
Feb. 17, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On Friday, Feb. 17 Illinois Wesleyan University’s School of Music
will host a guest recital featuring Serafim Smigelskiy. The recital will start at
7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1312 Park St., Bloomington).
This event is free and open to the public.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Smigelskiy has been playing the cello since age six.
According to Smigelskiy’s professional website, he is one of today’s most promising
young cellists and has performed internationally as a soloist and a chamber musician
across the United States, Russia, Germany, Austria, Japan, Finland, Poland and the
United Arab Emirates.
Smigelskiy’s performance will include Bach’s “Cello Suite No. 3” in C major, Beethoven’s
“Variations on ‘See the conqu’ring hero’ for Cello and Piano” and Brahm’s “The Cello9
Sonata No. 2” in F major.
For more information, contact Associate Professor of Cello and Chamber music Nina
Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Smigelskiy’s professional website at serafim-smigelskiy.com/index.php.
Contact: Courtney Conzelman, ’12, (309) 556-3181, email@example.com