Franz Joseph Haydn, Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI: 31 (1776)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 (1822)
Johannes Brahms, Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5 (1853)
Leonard Bernstein, "For Stephen Sondheim" (1965), "In Memoriam: William Kapell" (1981), and "For My Daughter, Nina" (1981), from Thirteen Anniversaries
Both pianist and composer, Nikita Mndoyants rocketed to early stardom in 2016 at the very beginning of his international career with a remarkable first—winning both the Cleveland International Piano Competition and the Prokofiev International Composers Competition. The Moscow-trained scion of a Russian musical dynasty will bring his gold medal technique to music at the center of the repertoire, as well as a tribute to Leonard Bernstein, himself the Boston-bred child of Russian immigrant parents.