The Wilmington Music Festival brings an impressive array of musicians together this year: Violinist Igor Pikayzen; pianists Joel A. Martin, Barry Salwen, and Aza Sydykov; tenor Michael Rallis, and soprano Nikoleta Rallis.
Opening night is Friday November 9, at Beckwith Recital, featuring Igor Pikayzen and Barry Salwen. Showtime is 7:30. On Saturday, November 10, Nikoleta Rallis and Aza Sydykov perform "Love Story in Music," with an eclectic collection of passionate music, from opera to Broadway.
The Festival "Berstein Centennial" Gala is Friday, November 16 at 7:30 at Thalian Hall, featuring "Jazzical" pianist Joel A. Martin, with Salwen, Sydykov, Nikoleta Rallis and Michael Rallis.
Listen to our conversation with pianists Barry Salwen and Aza Sydykov (also the Festival Artistic Director) above.