Premiere of Baruch Berliner’s second piano concerto is now on video

The Fantasia Concertante №2 for piano and orchestra, a new piece by Baruch Berliner and Nachum Slutzker, premiered in Kaliningrad on June 7. The concerto, based on the oratorio “Abraham,” was developed in collaboration with the esteemed composer and arranger Eugene Levitas from Israel.

The composition was performed by the renowned pianist Miroslav Kultysehv and the Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mikhail Kirchhoff.

Mr. Kultyshev graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory, where he completed his doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Aleksandr Sandler, a merited artist of Russia. Since 2012, Mr. Kultyshev has been teaching at the St Petersburg Conservatory’s Department of Solo Piano Performance, where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020.

A winner of prestigious awards, he has excelled in various international music competitions, such as the 13th Tchaikovsky International Competition (Moscow, Russia), the Monte Carlo Piano Masters International Сompetition, and The 2nd Classic Piano Competition (Dubai, UAE).

Mr. Kultyshev has performed in the most notable venues throughout Russia and the world, from Musikverein in Vienna, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Сoncertgebow in Amsterdam to the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo.

He is currently on tour, giving performances in various countries.