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Kargin's annual recital performed at Waveny

Published 10:34 am, Monday, September 2, 2013
  • Yaroslav Kargin, who has a music studio in New Canaan, and some of his students recently performed at Waveny Care Center. Photo: Contributed
    Yaroslav Kargin, who has a music studio in New Canaan, and some of his students recently performed at Waveny Care Center. Photo: Contributed

 

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Students from various towns in Connecticut performed with Yaroslav Kargin, a violin and viola performer and teacher, in his eighth annual studio recital at the Waveny Care Center in June.

The students hail from New Canaan, Westport, Weston, Norwalk, Riverside, Greenwich, Cos Cob, New Haven and Milford.

The concert featured compositions by Rameau, Bach, Handel, Telemann, Boccherini, Rieding, Mozart, Schumann, Saint-Saens, Mancini, Bartok and Young.

As a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, Kargin, a native of Moscow, Russia, has performed and recorded in Moscow, St. Petersburg, many cities in Russia and the former Soviet Union; and in Japan, China, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, United States, Brazil and Argentina. Kargin has performed with conductors and soloists such as Kurt Masur, Valery Gergiev, Mstislav Rostropovich, Isaac Stern, Montserrat Caballe and Eugeny Kissin.

Kargin has an active performing career in Connecticut and New York City, being a frequent artist at Carnegie Hall, Broadway, Yamaha Studios and other venues.

He studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and the Yale University School of Music. Kargin had taught at the Yale University School of Music and the Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is on the faculty at the Festivals Eleazar de Carvalho in Fortaleza, and Edicao Verao in Itu-Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the professor of viola.

In his teaching method, Kargin is striving to continue great traditions of the Russian string school started by David Oistrach and Isaac Stern.

Kargin maintains a private violin and viola studio in New Canaan.

For information, email Kargin at yaroslav@aya.yale.edu.