TOMS RIVER - Flutist Inna Gilmore and pianist Elizaveta Kopelman will present Russian romantic musical concerts at the Barnegat branch (112 Burr St.) Tuesday May 28 at 7 p.m. and feature the music of Rachmaninov, Valisenk and Lyadov.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Both musicians were born and raised in Russia.
Inna Gilmore holds degrees with honors from Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory. She is a Haynes flute artist and has won awards and international competitions in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Boston and New York City. Her debut at Carnegie Hall in 2008 was highly praised.
Gilmore came to the US to pursue an advanced degree with a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Elizaveta Kopelman studied at the Central School of Music in Moscow with Dina Parachina and with Arnaldo Cohen at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she won numerous prizes and awards.
She has appeared at major venues and festivals throughout the UK and Europe including critically acclaimed debut recitals at the Purcell Room (1996) and Wigmore Hall (1998).
In February 2002 Elizaveta performed Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the New York Chamber Symphony at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. She has given live broadcasts for both BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM.