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Matinee Idylls: Piotr Pakhomkin

Presented ByMatinee Idylls
When/WhereTuesday, Feb 12, 2019 12:30pmHylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology

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Piotr Pakhomkin will be performing in place of the Merling Trio.

12:30 pm. Lunch/1:30 p.m. Concert

Russian-American classical guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin makes his Hylton Center debut in this new Matinee Idylls program. A Washington, D.C. resident, Pakhomkim was the only guitarist to be featured at Strathmore, the Kennedy Center, and the Phillips Collection series in the span of a single concert season in 2014. Throughout his career, he has earned many accolades, including the first prize from the 2012 Mexican International Guitar Competition in Culiacan, top prizes from the Boston GuitarFest International Guitar Competition, the Great Lakes Guitar Competition, the Montreal International Guitar Competition, and the European International Guitar Competition “Enrico Mercatali” in Italy. He also has extensively performed and given masterclasses throughout Europe and Central and Northern America. Pakhomkin earned a master’s degree from The John Hopkins University Peabody Institute and studied directly under Cuban classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco for six years. Classical Guitar Magazine calls him “one of the bright lights of the younger generation of classical musicians, a player of tremendous skill and sensitivity.”

Tickets:

Lunch/Concert/Dessert Reception Package: $47*

Concert/Dessert Reception Package: $27*

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

Lunch Menu (menu is subject to change): 

Asparagus & Roasted Red Pepper Caesar

Crisp Romaine Lettuce with Asparagus Tips, Roasted Red Peppers, Mushrooms, Parmesan and Crouton in our Classic Caesar Dressing

Chicken Breast Picatta

Breast of chicken lightly floured and sautéed, drizzled with lemon butter cream sauce accented with capers

Baked Ziti with Italian Sausage

Roasted Vegetable Tortellini

Pesto and cheese tortellini tossed with roasted onions, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, and a light white wine pesto sauce.

Green Beans, Almonds, Caramelized Onions

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Crusty Hearth Baked Bread and Butter

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