TGIF Concert Series: Pianist David Solem May 20


What: David Solem, piano

Music: Nikolai Kapustin 

Date: May 20, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:15 p.m.)

Where: First Presbyterian Church 208 Grant Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501

Admission: Freewill offering and open to all

For More Information call 982.8544 


  • Eight Concert Studies, opus 40 (1984) – Nikolai Kapustin (1937 – 2020)
  • Prelude
  • Reverie
  • Toccatina
  • Reminiscence
  • Raillery
  • Pastoral
  • Intermezzo
  • Finale

A Note about Kapustin: Nikolai Kapustin was a Ukrainian composer and pianist. He played with many Soviet jazz bands in his career and his compositional style represents a fusion of jazz and classical forms. His works include 20 piano sonatas, 6 piano concertos, piano variations, etudes and concert studies. He was prolific and quite unique. His piano teacher, Alexander Goldenwieser at the Moscow Conservatory, was also the piano teacher for Vladimir Horowitz.

David Solem was born and raised in Washington D.C. Solem has Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Peabody Conservatory of Music where he studied organ, harpsichord, and piano. He is currently assistant organist for First Presbyterian Church (Santa Fe) and a member of the baroque ensemble for Santa Fe Pro Musica. An active performer in the northern NM area with 36 years of experience in liturgical music, Solem also is a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Santa Fe.

First Presbyterian offers weekly recitals 5:30-6 p.m. Fridays. These concerts are free and open to all. A freewill offering for the recital fund will be received.

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