Liberace Live! The Greatest Hits of America's Most Beloved Entertainer

Sofiya Uryvayeva Martin

Course Description

Liberace reigned supreme as one of America's most beloved entertainers. His accomplishments are overwhelming. He recorded over 200 albums, had an Emmy Award-winning television series, wrote three bestselling books, had his own museum, his own restaurant, and his own music foundation. He was known as "Mr. Showmanship," "the Candelabra Kid," "the Guru of Glitter," "Mr. Smiles," "the King of Diamonds," and "Mr. Box Office." He was one of the greatest pianists and showmen of the 20th century. In this concert, Sofiya is Liberace, with all the trappings, including the candelabra! Endless joy at the piano awaits you! But wait! It's not just a concert. In her inimitable style, Sofiya will present one of her unique lecture-recitals. As a phenomenal pianist as well as a highly knowledgeable musician, Sofiya offers a double serving of enjoyment. You will hear unbelievable stories and intriguing details of Liberace's life. The combination of a recital and a lecture adds a new, deeper dimension to the audience's experience. Prepare to enjoy, learn and have fun!

About the Instructor

  • Originally from Siberia, pianist, Sofiya Uryvayeva Martin, PhD, was granted an "Einstein visa" due to her superlative achievements in the music field. She has performed with great success throughout the world, including in the United States, Mexico, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Italy, and Austria. Her YouTube channel has become very popular in promoting classical music around the world, with many videos of her live performances. Modern composers from all over the world have dedicated their music to her, and she has performed numerous world premieres. Uryvayeva Martin's concerts have been described by critics as "a festival of all the senses," "a magic ride on the witch's broom," and "brilliant technique with soul."

Upcoming programs presented by Sofiya Uryvayeva Martin.

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One-Time WPL01154 Sofiya Uryvayeva Martin Dances of Love, Joy and Dreams! Lecture-Recital: Tango, Waltz, Folk & More
Wednesday, January 15: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm