Mark Pekarsky

Real Name:
Марк Ильич Пекарский
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Mark Pekarsky (b. 1940) is a Russian percussionist, conductor, founder of Mark Pekarsky Ensemble of Percussion Instruments, musical educator and professor of Moscow Conservatory. He graduated from the Gnesin State Musical Institute in 1969, and has been actively performing on various percussion instruments for the most part of his life. Since 1997, he works as a professor at Moscow Conservatory, and also teaches at Gnesin School.

Pekarsky worked with Madrigal ensemble from 1965 to 1990, and organized his highly successful Percussion Ensemble in 1976. As a solo percussionist, he played with Dresden Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, The Turin Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Minsk Chamber Orchestra, The Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, and many other ensembles.

He organized many unique events and art festivals: In The Beginning Was The Rhythm (1991) featuring world-famous khomus (Yakut jew's harp) performer Ivan Alekseyev, performance Listening Attentively to Mayakovsky (1995) for the centennial jubilee celebrations of a legendary poet in Rome, workshops on Sofia Gubaidulina's percussion compositions in Switzerland and Japan in 1997, Opus XX festival in Latvia (1998), international festival Pekarsky Percussion Days in Moscow (since 2003), Musical Landscapes festivals at DOM Cultural Centre (2005-2006).
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Albums

Mark Pekarsky - Ранние Источники Клавишной Музыки (Early Sources Of Keyboard Music) album art Андрей Волконский*, Марк Пекарский* Андрей Волконский*, Марк Пекарский* - Ранние Источники Клавишной Музыки (Early Sources Of Keyboard Music) Мелодия USSR 1972 Sell This Version
Mark Pekarsky - Фортепианная Музыка ХХ Века album art Алексей Любимов*, Марк Пекарский* Алексей Любимов*, Марк Пекарский* - Фортепианная Музыка ХХ Века Мелодия USSR 1976 Sell This Version
CD LR 181 Mark Pekarsky - Astreja - Music From Davos album art Sofia Gubaidulina / Valentina Ponomareva* / Mark Pekarsky / Victor Suslin* Sofia Gubaidulina / Valentina Ponomareva* / Mark Pekarsky / Victor Suslin* - Astreja - Music From Davos(CD, Album) Leo Records CD LR 181 UK 1992 Sell This Version
Mark Pekarsky - Правдивая История Шумовой Музыки album art Марк Пекарский* Правдивая История Шумовой Музыки (Album) Отделение ВЫХОД Russia 1999 Sell This Version
none Mark Pekarsky - Правдивые Истории, Рассказанные Марком Пекарским album art Марк Пекарский* Правдивые Истории, Рассказанные Марком Пекарским(Cass, Album) Pekarski Percussion Project none Russia 2001 Sell This Version
В 198 Mark Pekarsky - ПриговПекарскийРубинштейн album art Prigov*, Pekarskiy*, Rubinshtein* Prigov*, Pekarskiy*, Rubinshtein* - ПриговПекарскийРубинштейн(CD, Album) Отделение ВЫХОД В 198 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
В 196 Mark Pekarsky - What The Eye Sees album art Марк Пекарский* Играет Gerard McBurney Марк Пекарский* Играет Gerard McBurney - What The Eye Sees(CD, Album) Отделение ВЫХОД В 196 Russia 2008 Sell This Version
В303, В304 Mark Pekarsky - Антология Музыки Для Ударных album art София Губайдулина*, Марк Пекарский* София Губайдулина*, Марк Пекарский* - Антология Музыки Для Ударных(2xCD, Album) Отделение ВЫХОД, Отделение ВЫХОД В303, В304 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
В390 Mark Pekarsky - LIVE 29.IX.2003 album art Марк Пекарский*, Иван Алексеев (3) Марк Пекарский*, Иван Алексеев (3) - LIVE 29.IX.2003(CD, Album) Отделение ВЫХОД В390 Russia 2015 Sell This Version

Compilations

C10 28481 006 Mark Pekarsky - Ritmo: Music For Percussion album art The Percussion Ensemble* Artistic Director Mark Pekarsky The Percussion Ensemble* Artistic Director Mark Pekarsky - Ritmo: Music For Percussion(LP, Album, Comp) Мелодия C10 28481 006 USSR 1989 Sell This Version

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