Ilya Poletaev

Ilya Poletaev on Chopin: "The kinetic, the musical, and the emotional are all one"

An interview for the McGill Reporter on the first-ever Canadian George Enescu Festival, held at McGill Feb. 3-5, 2017.

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Fauré: Trio op. 120
Fernando Buide (b. 1982): Two Fragments
Alexander von Zemlinsky: Trio in D minor, op. 3
Mingzhe Wang, clarinet
Elizabeth Lara, cello
Ilya Poletaev, piano
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Pianist Ilya Poletaev, winner of the 2010 Bach Leipzig Competition and prize-winner at the 2011 Enescu Competition, plays Enescu's First Piano Sonata live in recital (10/20/16), Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal. Poletaev is Assistant Professor at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University