Multi award-winning pianist Sophia Agranovich will perform a solo recital at the Lambert Castle Concert Series sponsored by the Passaic County Historical Society. It will take place on Sunday, June 23 at 5:00 PM. The program features ‘Moonlight’ Sonata by Beethoven, Scherzo #4 and other works by Chopin, selections of Transcendental Etudes by Liszt, works by Mendelssohn, and Debussy. *** Internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and educator, Sophia Agranovich is “a bold, daring pianist in the tradition of the Golden Age Romantics…A tigress of the keyboard” - Fanfare. Her performances are captivating audiences by the “orison of uncommon beauty” - Audiophile, “the ideal balance she achieves between the intellectual and the emotional” - Fanfare, “interpretation that dares to be different”, “magnificent shading and superior musicianship” - American Record Guide. A Steinway Artist, Ms. Agranovich has performed internationally. Among her venues are Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, and Bargemusic, Salle Cortot, and Ehrbarsaal. Ms. Agranovich has collaborated with prominent musicians and members of major orchestras. She is a First Prize winner of Ukrainian Young Artists and Bergen Philharmonic competitions, and a recipient of a Gold Medal and six Silver Medals from Global Music Awards, two Gold Medals from Prestige Music Awards, Best Classical Solo from Akademia Music Awards, Best Classical Piano Album from Clouzine International Music Awards, and Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Her CD albums are broadcasted on major stations worldwide, most recently in Brazil, Canada and New York on WWFM and WQXR. Ms. Agranovich holds Bachelor and Master Degrees from the Juilliard School where she had a full scholarship and Fellowship teaching Piano Minor at Juilliard, and continued Doctoral studies at Columbia University. Her professors at Juilliard were legendary Sascha Gorodnitzki and Nadia Reisenberg. Sophia Agranovich is an esteemed pedagogue and adjudicator and is a recipient of numerous teaching awards. Her students are consistently winning top prizes in regional, national and international competitions. Ms. Agranovich is the voting member of NARAS, listed in ‘Who’s Who in America’ and ‘Who’s Who in the World’, Artistic Director of classical music series at the Watchung Arts Center and Program Chair of Music Educators Association of New Jersey.