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Silenced Voices: Guest Artist Recital – Boris Berman, piano

Event Details

February 9, 2023 7:30 pm
Opperman Music Hall (OMH)
Kuersteiner Music Bldg, 114 N Copeland St Tallahassee, FL 32304

World-renown pianist Boris Berman (head of piano studies at the Yale School of Music) presents a full recital of music by leading Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. His performance of this program in New York City was praised as “profound” and “deeply dedicated to music” (a review of this concert by the New York Classical Review may be found here).



Boris Berman and Valentin Silvestrov


“Silenced Voices” is a chamber music series from the FSU College of Music promoting the music of composers who worked despite wars and oppressions.

“Silenced Voices” full schedule of events:

  • February 8: Masterclass with world-renown pedagogue Boris Berman, featuring CoM students from keyboard and chamber music areas. 2:00 p.m. | Westcott 060
  • February 9: Guest Artist Concert – Boris Berman, piano. A full recital of music by the leading Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. 7:30 p.m. | Opperman Music Hall
  • February 16: Polymorphia Lecture-Recital. The FSU New Music Ensemble along with faculty and alumni artists presents music by the composers who struggled to express their art during the Soviet regime. 7:30 p.m. | Dohnányi Recital Hall
  • March 4: Polymorphia Lecture-Recital. Music by composers-emigres during the Museum of Fine Arts exhibition, “Passports.” 2:00 p.m. | FSU Museum of Fine Arts
  • March 27 & 28: Student Lecture-Recitals. College of Music students present two lecture-recitals featuring the music of composers who worked during Nazi regime. 7:30 p.m. | Longmire Recital Hall.


Admission is free for this event. To learn more about our exciting College of Music Concert Season, visit us at

Event Type: Student, Faculty or Guest Artist Recital