The Valkov-Dahn Project

Viktor Valkov (piano)

Catalog #: TROY1941
Release Date: August 1, 2023
Format: Digital

Composer Luke Dahn says that this recording has been a true collaboration from start to finish, with every piece being written especially for pianist Viktor Valkov, who provided input at each step of the compositional process. Dahn's compositions are heard throughout the United States and abroad performed by noted new music ensembles such as the Moscow Conservatory Studio for New Music, the League of Composers Chamber Players, and others. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the J.D. Robb International Composition Competition in 2014. He studied at the University of Iowa and Western Michigan University and is now on the faculty at the University of Utah. Viktor Valkov was the winner of the 2015 Astral Artists National Auditions and gold medalist at the 2012 New Orleans International Piano Competition. He has performed as a recitalist, orchestral soloist, and chamber musician. He is on the faculty at the University of Utah.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Piano Sonata Luke Dahn Viktor Valkov (piano)
Nocturne Luke Dahn Viktor Valkov (piano)
Giuoco Piano Luke Dahn Viktor Valkov (piano)
Eight Mazurkas Luke Dahn Viktor Valkov (piano)

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