Past events

5 August 2017, 5pm
Reflective piano music played by Dr Roman Salyutov (St. Petersburg / Cologne) at German Lutheran Trinity Church, East Melbourne

As part of ‘500 years Reformation’ festivities around the globe, young pianist Roman Salyutov will play reflective music by Haendel, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, J.S.Bach and Brahms in the beautiful, historic German Lutheran Trinity Church in East Melbourne, just opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Concert details

Saturday 5 August 2017, 5pm
at German Lutheran Trinity Church, 22 Parliament Place, East Melbourne [View Google Map]
Tickets: $ 35 (regular), $ 25 (concession) and $ 10 (students)

Interested in another concert with Roman on Wednesday 2 August? Click here for details

About the artist

Dr. Roman Salyutov is a Classical Pianist, Conductor and Musicologist. Born in St. Petersburg (Russia) he attended the Special Musical Lyceum of the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory from 1995–2003, followed by further studies at the conservatory graduating with a Diploma with honours. In 2008, Roman moved to Germany where he studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne. He was winner of several youth and studentc ompetitions in Russia and Germany. His academic career continued at the University of Paderborn (Germany) graduating with a Ph.D. on the subject 'The piano work of Cesar Frank'.

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Roman’s artistic activities cover a wide range: as concert pianist he has performed over 400 works for piano solo, chamber ensemble with piano, and solo concertos for piano – from baroque to contemporary. As conductor he worked with youth/student and project orchestras in Russia. After his relocation to Germany Roman initiated various music festivals in his hometown of Bergisch Gladbach. Since 2013 he is Chief Conductor and Artistic Manager of the Symphony Orchestra of Bergisch Gladbach. Remarkably, in 2015, Roman was initiator, manager and artistic director of the Festival in honour of the 25th Anniversary of German reunification.

As musicologist Roman is lecturing at the University of Dortmund. His research areas covers the history of Russian Music and especially piano music of the 19th and 20th Century, interrelationship between the European and Russian music culture and many more.


event proudly sponsored by Henkell Brothers and Bernie's Music Land