Siloti Alexander Ilyich( Pianist and conductor)
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Biography Siloti Alexander Ilyich
Born in 1863. Music education in the Moscow Conservatory under Nikolai Rubinstein and studied harmony at the P. Tchaikovsky, and counterpoint - a C. Taneyev, then in Weimar, Liszt's advice, his memories of Liszt published in 1911. (St. Petersburg). Not for long was a professor of piano at the Moscow Conservatory, . then ten years abroad, . kontsertiruya with great success in Germany, . England, . Belgium, . France, . Switzerland and America, zealously promoted the Russian music, . especially the works of Tchaikovsky,
. As a pianist Siloti possesses first-class technique, strong, full stroke. Most successfully captures it by Bach and Liszt. On his return from abroad, he conducted a concert of the Moscow Philharmonic Society. In 1903, Mr.. founded in St. Petersburg's own symphony concerts, to promote knowledge of the Russian public with the latest writings, especially the French school. Continues to give concerts abroad. Published several arrangements for piano compositions II-C. Bach. G. T.