Merrimack Valley Life

Concert pianist Sergei Novikov coming to Salem

Accomplished pianist Sergei Novikov will perform Friday, July 22 at 7 pm at the Seifert Performing Arts Center, 44 Geremonty Drive. From Tchaikovsky to “Phantom” and Ellington to Joel, his performance will delight the audience, all with a good sense of humor.

Sergei has performed for such luminaries as President George H.W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and President Joe Biden as well as Billy Joel, Reba McEntire and Paul Newman. He opened a program for First Lady Barbara Bush. Sergei received official recognition from the Queen Mother of England for his music. He performed a solo concert in the same WCRB Classical Concert series as the conductor of Boston Pops, Keith Lockhart, at Copley Square in the heart of Boston.

Part of the profits from concerts will be donated to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to help assist Ukraine. Ticket cost $40-$45 and reservations can be made online at or by calling (800) 595-4849.

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