Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Oct. 20
Discovery Series: Vadym Kholodenko
Responding to the popularity of its classical music programming, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido has added the Discovery Series to its roster to highlight young artists making a name for themselves on the world stage. In conjunction with the La Jolla Music Society, the Center will present three award-winning musical virtuosos celebrating age-old classics, beginning with pianist Vadym Kholodenko on Sun., Nov. 10.
Born in Kiev, Kholodenko won first prize at both the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund in 2012 and the Sendai International Music Competition in 2010. He is the winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Kholodenko has worked with Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Spivakov and other distinguished conductors, performing across the globe.
- Cost: Free - $30