KONSTANTIN EMELIANOV
Already for the second time "Pianissimo" will present It's unique concept at Kulm Hotel St. Moritz and will bring the best of piano music to the Swiss Alp‪s.
St. Moritz
‪Saturday, 6 March 2021‬
SOLO CONCERT
SURROUNDED BY ALPES
Arsenii Mun and Konstantin Emelyanov
live from Gary Tatinsian Gallery Moscow
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ABISAL GERGIEV AND ARSENII MUN
Solo concert at the State Hermitage
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SIMON BÜRKI
Solo concert with a view of Moscow
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VLADIMIR PETROV
20 February, 2021
Saint-Petersburg
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ABISAL GERGIEV AND ARSENII MUN
Monday, July 27, 2020
Saint Petersburg
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SIMON BÜRKI
Recital
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KONSTANTIN EMELYANOV
Monday, February 24, 2020
Saint Petersburg
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ANDREY GUGNIN AND DMITRY SHISHKIN
Saturday, December 14, 2019
St.Moritz
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ALEXANDER MALOFEEV
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Saint Petersburg
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DMITRY SHISHKIN
Tuesday, February 26, 2018
Saint Petersburg
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DMITRY MASLEEV AND ANDREY GUGNIN
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Saint Petersburg
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Воскресенье, 5 апреля 2020, 19:00
Дмитрий Маслеев
В 2015 году музыкант одержал триумфальную победу на Международном конкурсе имени Чайковского в Москве, получив I премию и Золотую медаль. «Открытием и блестящим пианистом» назвал его Борис Березовский, входивший тогда в состав конкурсного жюри, а сейчас постоянно выступающий в ансамбле со своим младшим коллегой.
Программа:
Faure Nocturnes No. 1
Debussy Pour le piano (Prelude – Sarabande – Toccata)
Tchaikovsky (arr. Pletnev) Nutcracker Suite Glinka (arr. Balakirev)
The Lark Grieg (arr. Ginsburg)
Per Gynt Suite
Sunday, May 24 th, 2020
20:00
Simon Bürki
Simon Bürki was born in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and was encouraged to make music by his grandmother, who served as the catalyst for the thirst for knowledge that sustained his continued musical development.

He began piano lessons at the age of five at the Classic and Jazz Music School in Kiev with Rada Zagorskaya, where he studied parallel to his education in a state school in Switzerland. After some years of studies, his progress was accelerated by regular masterclasses with Boris Fedorov, a professor at the National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kiev. In 2011, Simon's gifts were recognized at the Horowitz International Competition for Young Pianists, where he successfully achieved three laureate prizes in all three age categories. By the age of 12, he was invited to perform the 20th Mozart Concerto in D minor, with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra at the Tonhalle Zürich in Switzerland.

Simon will perform his program on Bösendorfer Grand Piano provided by Yamaha Music (Russia). Bösendorfer was established in Austria in 1828 and since then it has become one of the oldest premium piano manufacturers in the world.

Each and every Bösendorfer instrument is made using a multitude of precious materials and in the strict adherence to the traditions of handwork. They involve an elegant design and possess a unique sound destined to inspire the whole generations. In 2008, the Japanese enterprise Yamaha acquires Bösendorfer. The universe of Bösendorfer sound encompasses everything from the most prestigious concert halls to simple music rooms, and its master craftsmen continue to create unique pianos by bringing to life the designs of individual customers.
Воскресенье, 19 апреля 2020, 19:00
Арсений Мун
«обучался под руководством А.М Сандлера в Санкт-Петербургской консерватории, сейчас является студентом Сергея Бабаяна в Джуллиардской школе музыки в Нью-Йорке.»
С 2019 года является Артистом Yamaha, лауреат многих международных конкурсов. Победитель конкурса Рубинштейна в Польше, St. Priest во Франции, Cliburn Junior в Сша. Обладатель именной премии Маэстро Темирканова, стипендии имени Рихтера в фонде Мстислава Ростроповича. В 2016 получил специальный приз как лучшему пианисту академии Вербье в Швейцарии.
Программа:
Шопен Ноктюрн op48 No. 2
Баллада No1
Мазурка op17
Соната No 3
Воскресенье, 26 апреля 2020, 19:00
Андрей Гунин
Лауреат ряда международных конкурсов, в числе которых конкурсы им. Светислава Станчича в Загребе (II премия и два специальных приза, 2011) и им. Людвига ван Бетховена в Вене (2013). В 2014 году получил Золотую медаль и Приз публики на Международном конкурсе пианистов им. Джины Бахауэр в Солт-Лейк-Сити. В 2016 году завоевал I премию и несколько специальных призов на Международном конкурсе пианистов в Сиднее и сразу после победы на конкурсе выступил с Симфоническим оркестром Мариинского театра и Лондонским филармоническим оркестром под управлением Валерия Гергиева.
Программа:
Шостакович 24 Прелюдии опус 34
Скрябин Мазурка опус 3 #9
Стравинский 3 фрагмента из балета "Петрушка"
Прокофьев "Ромео и Джульетта перед разлукой"
Monday, February 24, 2020
Saint Petersburg
Konstantin Emelyanov
"Konstantin Emelyanov is such a tranquil superstar: there is no fashionable aggressiveness in him, but it is impossible to break away from his performance. "A bright head, a bright soul and unusual, caressing sounds.

" Russian Newspaper Konstantin Emelyanov is a laureate of several prestigious international competitions: in 2019 he won the III prize of the XVI International P.I.Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, Russia), after which Konstantin Emelyanov was awarded the title of "Artist of Radio Russia", and got the Audience Award of readers of the magazine "Musical Life". In 2018 pianist became the winner of the III All-Russian Music Competition (Moscow, Russia). In 2017 he got the I Prize and Audience Award at the International J.B.Viotti Piano Competition. (Vercelli, Italy). Konstantin is also laureate of several other competitions such as International Competition of Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (2012; Kiev, Ukraine), the International Piano Competition in Verona (2017; Verona, Italy), the International Piano Competition in Suzhou (2017; Suzhou, China). Recent and forthcoming highlights of this season include solo recitals in St.Petersburg, Moscow, Istanbul, Bern, Seoul, along with the recitals tours in Japan and in Denmark later in 2020. In April 2020 Konstantin has his solo recital debut in Great hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Increasingly in demand as a concerto soloist, Konstantin Emelyanov has been invited to perform as a guest artist with The State Academic Symphony Orchestra "Evgeny Svetlanov" and State Symphony Orchestra "Novaya Rossiya" for the performances of Beethoven piano concertos, including Triple concerto.
He will perform Chopin first piano concerto with The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. His highlights for this season also include collaborations with Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra for Rachmaninov third piano concerto, with Croatian National Opera in Rijeka for Brahms second piano concerto and with Moscow Soloist Chamber Orchestra for Schostakovich first piano concerto. Konstantin Emelyanov's expanding list of performances include participation in such festivals as International Festival "Great Sonatas of the 20th Century" in Genova, Italy (artistic director Pietro Borgonovo), the International Festival in Memory of S. V. Rakhmaninov (artistic director, People's Artist of Russia Nikolay Lugansky), the International Festival "Stars on the Lake Baikal" (artistic director, People's Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev), the International Festival Alma Mater in Suzdal (artistic director, People's artist of Russia Denis Matsuev) International piano series in Bern (Switzerland), Festival of Russian culture in China in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Zhenzhou, Yamaha piano series. In 2019 Konstantin Emelyanov took part in the Rachmaninoff - Marathon in the Zaryadye concert hall as part of the Ars Longa International Festival (artistic director Ivan Rudin) and in the gala concert of the Valery Gergiev festival in Zaryadye. In 2019-2020 he has performed at such prestigious concert venues as the Carlo Felice Theater in Genova, the Seoul Art Center, the Beijing Performing Arts Center, Sofia Hall, the center of Paul Klee Bern, the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall , Great and Small Halls of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Big and Small Halls of Zaryadye, Moscow Philharmonic Tchaikovsky concert hall, White Hall of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
The same year he took part in the exclusive chamber music project "Boesendorfer Loft Philharmonic" Konstantin Emelyanov collaborates with such musicians as Yuri Bashmet, Alexander Sladkovsky, Kalle Kuusava, Jang Yun-Sung, Vasily Petrenko, Felix Korobov, Mark Kadin, Mark Gorenstein, Anton Lubchenko, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Julian Rakhlin, Sarah McElravi, Alexander Ramm, Grigory Kovalevsky, Vladislav Lavrik and others. Konstantin Emelyanov is Yamaha artist since 2019. Pianist was born in Krasnodar (Russia). He began to study music at the age of 5 at the Interschool Aesthetic Center of Krasnodar in the classroom of teacher Tamara Krivorotova. From 2009 to 2013 Konstantin Emelyanov studied at the Academic College of Music at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of the Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation Olga Mechetina. From 2013 to 2018 Konstantin Emelyanov studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. From 2013 to 2015 – with professor Alexander Mndoyants; from 2015 to 2018 – with professor Sergei Dorensky, as well as his assistants - professors Nikolai Lugansky, Pavel Nersessian and Andrei Pisarev. In 2017-2018 he also studied at the Piano Academy. S.V. Rachmaninov with professor Epifanio Comis in Catania (Italy). Since 2018, Konstantin Emelyanov is doing his Master degree in piano in the Moscow Thchaikovsky Conservatory under professors Sergei Dorensky and Nikolai Lugansky.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
St.Moritz
Andrey Gugnin and Dmitry Shishkin
Moscow-born concert pianist Andrey Gugnin is rapidly gaining international acclaim as a passionately virtuosic performer, who possesses an "extraordinarily versatile and agile technique, which serves an often inspired musical imagination" (Gramophone). Since winning the prestigious Sydney International Piano Competition in 2016, Gugnin has gone from strength to strength in concerts and recordings which exhibit his impassioned interpretations. In addition to winning in Sydney, Gugnin also received prizes at this illustrious competition for Best Overall Concerto, Best 19th/20th Century Concerto, Best Violin and Piano Sonata, and Best Preliminaries for his first-round recital. His also won the Gold Medal and Audience Award at the XCI International Gina Bachauer Piano Competition in 2014, and second prize at the 2013 Beethoven International Piano Competition in Vienna. Increasingly in demand as a concerto soloist, Gugnin has been invited to perform as a guest artist with notable orchestras worldwide, such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, West Australian Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony, and has performed under the distinguished batons of Maestro Valery Gergiev, Jaap Van Zweden, Reinbert de Leeuw, Daniel Raiskin, Stanislav Kochanovsky and Asher Fisch.
He has also collaborated in a more chamber context with the Asko Schönberg ensemble, Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, Jerusalem Camerata and Camerata Salzburg and on several occasions as the duo partner of violinist Tasmin Little. As a recording artist, Gugnin has published a broad scope of repertoire ranging from solo piano to symphonic works. His recent release of Shostakovich: Sonatas (Hyperion, 2019) was selected by BBC Music Magazine as Recording of the Month, and his release of Liszt's Transcendental Etudes (Piano Classics, 2018) were commended as Editor's Choice, and distinguished Gugnin as "one to watch" (Gramophone). Other notable recordings include his duo programme with violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea (Atoll Records, 2019), an inspired selection of solo piano suites entitled Pictures (Steinway & Sons, 2016), and a collection of piano duets with Vadim Kholodenko (Delos International, 2010).
Andrey has also extensively recorded for TV and radio in Russia, The Netherlands, Croatia, Austria, Australia, Switzerland and the USA. In addition to these recordings, Gugnin's Shostakovich Concertos (Delos International, 2007) were selected to feature on the soundtrack of Steven Speilberg's Oscar®-winning film Bridge of Spies. Gugnin's expanding list of performance venues include Vienna's Musikverein, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Carnegie Hall in New York, Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Sydney Opera House, the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, Mariinsky Concert Hall, the Louvre in Paris, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space and Asahi Hamarikyu Hall. Gugnin has also participated in a plethora of international festivals, including Verbier, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Mariinsky International Festival, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, the Ohrid Summer Festival and the Duszniki Chopin International Festival. In 2020 Gugnin embarks on performing the complete set of Beethoven concertos with the Moscow Philharmonic in a personal subscription series. He will also perform a number of solo recitals at prestigious venues in Russia, participate in a tour with the Jerusalem Camerata Orchestra, and will collaborate with violinist Tamsin Little in a series of concerts in the UK and Russia, presenting an inspiring programme of Brahms, Beethoven and Part. Gugnin took his first lessons with Natalia Smirnova, who laid the foundations for study with Olga Mechetina, Valery Kastelsky, Lev Naumov, Stanislav Ioudenitch, William Naboré and Vera Gornostayeva.


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"More notable than the limpid clarity of this passagework is the subtly imaginative pointing to his phrasing - something that bodes well for a life beyond familiar repertoire." Gramophone "Dmitry is a flamboyant pianist, of great musical honesty and rigor. We have awarded musicians that we have come to know and who have proven to be complete and brilliant in other repertoires. " Tribune de Geneve "Dmitry is a serious and dedicated pianist: high professionalism combined with natural musical subtlety and artistry." Evgeny Kissin "Dmitry delivered an electrifying interpretation" Le temps
Dmitry Shishkin is a critically acclaimed Russian pianist who has been highlighted for both his creative and individual approach to music, as well as his brilliant piano skills by the international press. "In his playing we can hear both excellence and playfulness." He was awarded a silver medal in June 2019 at the prestigious 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition and won the first place prize in November 2018 at the 73rd Geneva International Music Competition where he performed with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Born in Chelyabinsk, Siberia, Dmitry demonstrated an exceptional talent for the piano at a very young age. He performed his first recital at the age of three and orchestra concert at the age of six. He then entered the prestigious Gnessin Moscow School of Music for gifted children (class of Mikhail Khokhlov) at the age of nine and then attended the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Eliso Virsaladze). He has also studied in Sicily at the "Vincenzo Bellini" State Conservatory in Catania with Epifanio Comis, and in Hannover at Musikhochschule with Arie Vardi. From a young age, Dmitry has won many competitions, and received numerous awards and scholarships from Russia and abroad. He is a prize winner of such renowned competitions as Busoni in Bolzano (third place prize in 2013); Rio de Janeiro (second place prize in 2014); Chopin in Warsaw (sixth place prize in 2015); Queen Elisabeth in Brussels (finalist in 2016); and the first place prize winner of the Top of the World Competition in Tromsø (2017). Dmitry currently resides in Switzerland, but performs around the world. Most notably, he has collaborated with the Mariinsky Theatre (conductor: Valery Gergiev); State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia "Svetlanov Orchestra"; Russian National Orchestra (conductor: Mikhail Pletnev); Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Vladimir Fedoseev); Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; National Orchestra of Belgium (conductor: Marin Alsop); Staatskapelle Weimar; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. Dmitry's concert schedule additionally includes festival performances; notably Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Bergen Music Festival, Chopin and his European Festival, and Brescia Bergamo Music Festival.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Saint Petersburg
Alexander Malofeev
"The latest phenomenon of the Russian piano school" (Corriere della Sera), "Alexander Malofeev manifests the piano mastery of the new millennium in itself" (Il Giornale)

Young "Russian genius" (Corriere della Sera) came to international prominence when, in 2014, he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians at age thirteen. "Contrary to what could be expected of a youngster …, he demonstrated not only high technical accuracy but also an incredible maturity. Crystal clear sounds and perfect balance revealed his exceptional ability" (Amadeus). Malofeev has quickly established himself as one of the most prominent pianists of his generation.

Alexander's recent and appearances include a 2019 Asia tour with the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala under Riccardo Chailly, with the Mariinsky Orchestra commemorating in St. Petersburg the 175th anniversary of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, concerts at the Hong Kong Arts Festival, with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo and with the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome. Maestro Riccardo Chailly said about the pianist: "I first heard Malofeev when Valery Gergiev performed with him at the Teatro alla Scala three years ago. He was only 14, and he amazed me with his talent. Because that is not just a child prodigy: he is very young, but already possesses depth and technical abilities, and also musical and mnemonic, which makes him an excellent interpreter of the 3rd Concert of Rachmaninov, which is a problem for many pianists in the world." (Corriere della Sera, October 2019). Alexander was born in Moscow in October 2001. The pianist graduated from the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music in the class of Elena Berezkina. In 2019, Alexander entered the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. He studied under professor Sergei Dorensky in 2019-2020. Alexander Malofeev performs with the world's best known orchestras, such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, State Chamber Orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi", Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Baltic Sea Philharmonic orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, Orchestre National de Lille and the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. Alexander gives concerts in Amsterdam in Concertgebouw, where he opened the 30th anniversary concert of the renowned Meester Pianists series, Teatro alla Scala (Milan), Kurhaus Wiesbaden (Germany), Munich Herkulessaal (Germany), Philharmonie de Paris, Theater of the Champs-Elysees (France), Kurhaus Wiesbaden (Germany), Auditorium Parco della Musica in Roma, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (Australia), Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, National Centre for the Performing Arts (China), Kaufman Music Center, Mariinsky Theatre and Moscow (the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory).

Alexander Malofeev regularly appears with the most distinguished conductors on a stage today, including Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Chailly, Mikhail Pletnev, Myung-Whun Chung, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Susanna Mälkki, Lionel Bringuier, Alondra de la Parra, Marcelo Lehninger, Juraj Valcuha, Kazuki Yamada, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Kristjan Jarvi, Vladimir Spivakov, Alexander Sladkovsky, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vasily Petrenko and others. Malofeev is a guest of world famous music festivals such as International de Piano de La Roque d'Anthéron Festival, La Folle Journée de Nantes and Chopin Festival in France, Rheingau Music Festival (Germany), Merano Music Festival (Italy), Denis Matsuev's «Crescendo» Festival, Valery Gergiev's «Mikkeli Music Festival» (Finland) , Mariinsky International Piano Festival (St. Petersburg), Master Pianist Series (Amsterdam), «Stars on Baikal» International Music Festival, International Winter Festival «Arts Square» directed by Yuri Temirkanov (St. Petersburg), Festival of Larisa Gergieva, Eilat Chamber Music Festival in Israel, International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo in Italy and Stars of the White Nights Festival in Russia. In addition to his 1st prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, he has won numerous awards and prizes at international competitions and festivals, including the Grand Prix of the I International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition, the Premio Giovane Talento Musicale dell'anno 2017 and Best Young Musician of 2017. Also in 2017, Alexander became the first Young Yamaha Artist. In 2019, he received a second prize at the I China International Music Competition. In the spring of 2020, the Sony Classical Label released the "Tchaikovsky 2020" box-set on the 180th anniversary of P. Tchaikovsky with the record of Tchaikovsky 1st Concerto performed by Alexander Malofeev with the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra and Alexander Sladkovsky. This season sees Alexander performs with the New World Symphony under baton of Michael Tilson Thomas, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with Patrick Summers, La Scala Orchestra and Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly, Münchner Symphoniker, RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Teatro di San Carlo, Prague Philharmonia, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi with Robert Treviño, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and Russian National Orchestra. He performs recitals at Tonhalle in Zurich, La Seine musicale in Paris, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Conservatorio di Musica "Giuseppe Verdi" in Milan, Teatro della Pergola in Florence, Boston Celebrity Series, Tilburg Recital Series and Vancouver Recital Society in Canada. Alexander Malofeev participates in international music festivals such as Ravinia festival, Festival Napa Valley, Aspen Music Festival, La Jolla Music Festival in California , Lucerne Festival and Festival La Folle Journée de Nantes.
Tuesday, February 26, 2018
Saint Petersburg
Dmitry Shishkin
"More notable than the limpid clarity of this passagework is the subtly imaginative pointing to his phrasing - something that bodes well for a life beyond familiar repertoire." Gramophone "Dmitry is a flamboyant pianist, of great musical honesty and rigor. We have awarded musicians that we have come to know and who have proven to be complete and brilliant in other repertoires. " Tribune de Geneve "Dmitry is a serious and dedicated pianist: high professionalism combined with natural musical subtlety and artistry." Evgeny Kissin "Dmitry delivered an electrifying interpretation" Le temps
Dmitry Shishkin is a critically acclaimed Russian pianist who has been highlighted for both his creative and individual approach to music, as well as his brilliant piano skills by the international press. "In his playing we can hear both excellence and playfulness." He was awarded a silver medal in June 2019 at the prestigious 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition and won the first place prize in November 2018 at the 73rd Geneva International Music Competition where he performed with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Born in Chelyabinsk, Siberia, Dmitry demonstrated an exceptional talent for the piano at a very young age. He performed his first recital at the age of three and orchestra concert at the age of six. He then entered the prestigious Gnessin Moscow School of Music for gifted children (class of Mikhail Khokhlov) at the age of nine and then attended the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Eliso Virsaladze).
He has also studied in Sicily at the "Vincenzo Bellini" State Conservatory in Catania with Epifanio Comis, and in Hannover at Musikhochschule with Arie Vardi. From a young age, Dmitry has won many competitions, and received numerous awards and scholarships from Russia and abroad. He is a prize winner of such renowned competitions as Busoni in Bolzano (third place prize in 2013); Rio de Janeiro (second place prize in 2014); Chopin in Warsaw (sixth place prize in 2015); Queen Elisabeth in Brussels (finalist in 2016); and the first place prize winner of the Top of the World Competition in Tromsø (2017). Dmitry currently resides in Switzerland, but performs around the world. Most notably, he has collaborated with the Mariinsky Theatre (conductor: Valery Gergiev); State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia "Svetlanov Orchestra"; Russian National Orchestra (conductor: Mikhail Pletnev); Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Vladimir Fedoseev); Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; National Orchestra of Belgium (conductor: Marin Alsop); Staatskapelle Weimar; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. Dmitry's concert schedule additionally includes festival performances; notably Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Bergen Music Festival, Chopin and his European Festival, and Brescia Bergamo Music Festival.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Saint Petersburg
Dmitry Masleev and Andrey Gugnin
"A discovery and a brilliant pianist", is the way Boris Berezovsky describes his protégé and regular chamber music partner Dmitry Masleev, who took the international spotlight four years ago as the celebrated winner of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow. Since then, Germany and France have become particularly important destinations for Mr. Masleev, in addition to Russia, where he collaborates with all the top orchestras and each of his recitals turns into a sold-out triumph of the piano. He has been presented multiple times by Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich and Philharmonie de Paris. This season, he will give a long-awaited solo recital on the main stage of Cité de la Musique. Mr. Masleev made his Paris recital debut at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. It was among many of his performances broadcasted on Medici TV to thousands of people worldwide. He has also been featured by Klavierfestival Ruhr as well as La Roque d'Anthéron, Rheingau, and Bad Kissingen festivals. Mr. Masleev's Berlin debut with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and Robert Trevino, playing Rachmaninov's Variations on the Theme of Paganini was nearly sold out. He has toured internationally with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (Mikko Franck), Orchestre National de Lyon (Tan Dun), Bamberg Orchestra (Christoph Eschenbach), and Orquestra Cadaqués (David Robertson). The 2018-19 season opened with recitals at the Lucerne and Montreux festivals and closed with the Verbier Festival debut: Dmitry Masleev gave a recital and played chamber music with Marc Bouchkov (both concerts are available on Medici TV). He also made his Vienna debut, playing the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 with Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Joji Hattori. The orchestra immediately invited him to return to the Vienna Konzerthaus for a performance of Beethoven Third Concerto in the coming season. Maestro Hattori has also invited Mr. Masleev to perform with his orchestra in Spain. Other important highlights of the 2019-20 season include an Italian tour with Orchestra della Toscana and an appearance at one of René Martin's festivals in France alongside Daniil Trifonov, Grigory Sokolov, Nikolai Lugansky and other Tchaikovsky Competition winners. In Asia, he will give a recital at the Seoul Arts Center, play with New Japan Philharmonic in Tokyo and tour China in continuation of his collaboration with Maestro Tan Dun. Dmitry Masleev's new album, recorded with Siberian State Symphony, will be released worldwide in December 2019 on Russia's legendary label Melodia, famous for its recordings of Richter, Gilels, Davidovich and other great Russian pianists. It will feature Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 alongside the Jazz Suite by Alexander Tsfasman and the Piano Concerto No. 2 but a living Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin (Dmitry's performance of Kapustin's Toccatina has over 300,000 views on YouTube). Shostakovich and Tsfasman enjoyed an artistic friendship: Tsfasman consulted with Shostakovich on the orchestration of his themes, while Shostakovich sought his opinion on his own forays into jazz. Mr. Masleev's previous album, launched with a performance at the recital hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and featuring solo and orchestral repertoire, has made the Spotify Top Classical 2017 charts and received the prestigious German Critics' Prize (Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik) in the solo piano category, where it was nominated alongside Krystian Zimerman's Schubert album (DG). "One can only revel in the poetic spontaneity of this Scarlatti recording, not least because of the brilliance, precision and ease of Masleev's playing [...] The recording manifests what Prokofiev himself defined as his main principles: clarity in the expression of ideas, concision, avoidance of anything superfluous in the interpretation. On his debut CD, Masleev establishes a physically perceptible connection between Scarlatti and Prokofiev over the centuries" (Westdeutsche Rundfunk). Within the first six months of the release, Mr. Masleev's own arrangement of Shostakovich's Elegy from the Ballet Suite No. 3 has been downloaded on iTunes over 43,000 times. In acknowledgement of these achievements, ARTE's primetime TV show Stars von Morgen, hosted by Rolando Villazon, featured Dmitry Masleev as the pianist to watch. Dmitry Masleev's 30th birthday was celebrated with an Artistic Residence at the Bodensee Festival, encompassing a dozen performances with SWR Stuttgart Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach, Ural Philharmonic and Dmitry Liss, solo recitals, chamber music with the Borodin Quartet and his teacher Mikhail Petukhov. "From the simple opening melody to the spectacular finale, the pianist coaxed the "Russian soul" of the [Rachmaninov Third Piano] Concerto out of the instrument. The more energy- intensive and clear was his playing, the more serene he seemed… in wonderful harmony with the voluminous body of the orchestra" (Volksblatt Lichtenstein). North America fell in love with Dmitry Masleev when he made his Carnegie Hall recital debut at the Isaac Stern Auditorium in January 2017 and repeated the same program at Toronto's Koerner Hall in March. In 2018, he toured coast-to-coast with the Moscow State Symphony and Pavel Kogan. Born and raised in Ulan-Ude (a Siberian town between Lake Baikal and the Mongolian border), Masleev was educated at the Moscow Conservatory in the class of Professor Mikhail Petukhov, and at the International Music Academy at Lake Como

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Moscow-born concert pianist Andrey Gugnin is rapidly gaining international acclaim as a passionately virtuosic performer, who possesses an "extraordinarily versatile and agile technique, which serves an often inspired musical imagination" (Gramophone). Since winning the prestigious Sydney International Piano Competition in 2016, Gugnin has gone from strength to strength in concerts and recordings which exhibit his impassioned interpretations. In addition to winning in Sydney, Gugnin also received prizes at this illustrious competition for Best Overall Concerto, Best 19th/20th Century Concerto, Best Violin and Piano Sonata, and Best Preliminaries for his first-round recital. His also won the Gold Medal and Audience Award at the XCI International Gina Bachauer Piano Competition in 2014, and second prize at the 2013 Beethoven International Piano Competition in Vienna. Increasingly in demand as a concerto soloist, Gugnin has been invited to perform as a guest artist with notable orchestras worldwide, such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, West Australian Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony, and has performed under the distinguished batons of Maestro Valery Gergiev, Jaap Van Zweden, Reinbert de Leeuw, Daniel Raiskin, Stanislav Kochanovsky and Asher Fisch. He has also collaborated in a more chamber context with the Asko Schönberg ensemble, Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, Jerusalem Camerata and Camerata Salzburg and on several occasions as the duo partner of violinist Tasmin Little. As a recording artist, Gugnin has published a broad scope of repertoire ranging from solo piano to symphonic works. His recent release of Shostakovich: Sonatas (Hyperion, 2019) was selected by BBC Music Magazine as Recording of the Month, and his release of Liszt's Transcendental Etudes (Piano Classics, 2018) were commended as Editor's Choice, and distinguished Gugnin as "one to watch" (Gramophone). Other notable recordings include his duo programme with violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea (Atoll Records, 2019), an inspired selection of solo piano suites entitled Pictures (Steinway & Sons, 2016), and a collection of piano duets with Vadim Kholodenko (Delos International, 2010). Andrey has also extensively recorded for TV and radio in Russia, The Netherlands, Croatia, Austria, Australia, Switzerland and the USA. In addition to these recordings, Gugnin's Shostakovich Concertos (Delos International, 2007) were selected to feature on the soundtrack of Steven Speilberg's Oscar®-winning film Bridge of Spies. Gugnin's expanding list of performance venues include Vienna's Musikverein, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Carnegie Hall in New York, Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Sydney Opera House, the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, Mariinsky Concert Hall, the Louvre in Paris, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space and Asahi Hamarikyu Hall. Gugnin has also participated in a plethora of international festivals, including Verbier, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Mariinsky International Festival, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, the Ohrid Summer Festival and the Duszniki Chopin International Festival. In 2020 Gugnin embarks on performing the complete set of Beethoven concertos with the Moscow Philharmonic in a personal subscription series. He will also perform a number of solo recitals at prestigious venues in Russia, participate in a tour with the Jerusalem Camerata Orchestra, and will collaborate with violinist Tamsin Little in a series of concerts in the UK and Russia, presenting an inspiring programme of Brahms, Beethoven and Part. Gugnin took his first lessons with Natalia Smirnova, who laid the foundations for study with Olga Mechetina, Valery Kastelsky, Lev Naumov, Stanislav Ioudenitch, William Naboré and Vera Gornostayeva.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Saint Petersburg
Abisal Gergiev and Arsenii Mun
Abisal Gergiev was born in Saint Petersburg in 2000. At the age of seven (2007) he began to study the piano under GalinaBistrova. When he was eleven (2011), he started practising with professor Marina Volf. Since 2013 he has been studying at the Middle Special School of Music of the Saint Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Alexander Sandler).Currently,he studies in New England Conservatory with professor Wha Kyung Byun.

Abisal held masterclasses with Miroslav Kultishev, Petr Laul, Sergey Babayan, Tatiana Zelikman, Alexander Strukov.
He performed in Russia, Finland, Switzerland, Germany.
He collaborated with conductors Zaurbeck Gugkaev and Artem Markin.
He gave his first appearance with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev at the opening of North-Ossetian Philharmonie 2016.
He appeared at the opening of the Mariinsky International Piano Festival with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra (2016, Saint Petersburg, the Mariinsky Theatre 2).
A year later in 2017 he performed at that festival again with theMariinsky Orchestra ( the Mariinsky Concert Hall).
He performed at the Musical Theatre Basel with the MariinskyOrchesrta and Valery Gergiev (2018).
He opened the Mikkeli Festival with his solo recital (2018).
He performed as an accompanist to a singer in small concert halls of Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
He took part in performing chamber music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Bruch.

"Arsenii Mun communicated a sincere and unique sense of the poetry in the music" - © Dallas magazine.
In summer 2019 Arsenii has become "The Yamaha Artist"
Arsenii Mun was born in 1999 and started playing piano at 6 with Professor Elena Zyabreva. From 2010 to 2019 studied in St.Petersburg state conservatory with professor Alexander Sandler. Now continues his education in The Juilliard school of music in NewYork with professor Sergei Babayan.
He won many major competitions such as:
"Horowitz competition" Ukraine 1st PRIZE
"Yamaha music competition" Russia WINNER
"piano e-competition" USA 3d PRIZE
"Cliburn junior competition" USA 2d PRIZE
"Artur Rubinstein in memorium" competition in Poland" POLAND 1st PRIZE
"St.Priest competition" FRANCE 1st PRIZE
Participated in the XVI international Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow.
He made his concerto debut in 2009 in the Grand hall of St.Petersburg philharmonic with state Academic symphony orchestra and solo recital debut in 2012 in Mozart house in Vienna.
Arsenii is laureate of Maestro Temirkanov's prize
Participant of the Rostropovich foundation (where he has been given a special "Sviatoslav Richter award")
Participant of "Saint Petersburg Music house" concert programs , Larisa Gergieva Festival, Musical Olympus festival, Mariinsky international piano festival . In summer of 2016 and 2017 he took part in "Verbier Festival academy" and won the special "Tabor" prize for the best pianist in Academy.In November 2018 Arsenii had recitals in Strasbourg,

Luxembourg, Brussels and Paris, got Audience Award on "Animato Festival" in Paris and played LIVE on Radio France. He took masterclasses with such Professors as Dmitry Bashkirov, Sergei Babayan, Klaus Hellwig, Richard Goode, Andras Shiff and many others.
He played with many orchestras such as Minnesota Symphony orchestra, Tchaikovsky orchestra, Fort Worth symphony orchestra, Mariinsky orchestra ,"North symphony" orchestra, St.Petersburg state academic philharmonic orchestra and others. And conductors such as Mei-Ann Chen, Fabio Mastrangelo, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Stanislav Kochanovsky,Alexander Titov ,Alexander Skulsky ,Dmitry Liss, Mark Russell Smith, Ian Hobson and others.
February, 2020
Saint Petersburg
Vladimir Petrov
Vladimir Petrov is a graduate of the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory under Prof. Valery Piassetsky and the Moscow State Conservatory of Tchaikovsky under Professor Eliso Virsaladze. Now he continues his education in The University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar under Prof. Grigory Gruzman.
Vladimir Petrov is a first prize-winner of several international competitions: V Lotar-Shevchenko International Piano Competition (Russia), "Ciudad de Vigo" International Piano Competition (Spain), VI international piano competition «José Jacinto Cuevas» -Yamaha (Mexico), 2019 NTD International Piano Competition (New York, USA).
From the age of eight the young pianist began to appear in various international festivals in Russia (Festival "Denis Matsuev Presents..."; "Moscow Meets Friends" of Vladimir Spivakov; «X Concert Music Festival "Crescendo" and "Stars on Baikal" of Denis Matsuev ; "XIII Moscow Easter Festival" and "Contemporary Piano Faces international Festival" of Valery Gergiev), Canada, Poland, and Mexico. Vladimir Petrov has played at the most famous concert halls in Moscow, including the Small, Great and Rachmaninoff Halls of the Moscow State Conservatory, Theatre Halls of the Moscow House of Music, Beethoven Hall and Historic Main Stage in Bolshoi Theatre, Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and the Concert Hall «Salle Cortot» in Paris. He has also performed with The Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev and colaborated with great violinists Graf Mourzha and Kristof Barati.
Vladimir Petrov performs in Russia, France, Spain, Holland, Belarus, Cyprus, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, USA, Chile. From 2016 Vladimir Petrov heads a charitable Foundation in support of young musicians.
We invite young talented pianists for chamber recitals. Over the past four years an invitation to perform were accepted by Dmitry Masleev (The triumphant winner of the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition), Andrei Gugnin (first prize in the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2016), Dmitriy Shishkin (In 2019 he won 2d prize at the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, XVII International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition (VI prize, Warsaw, Poland, 2015), Alexander Malofeev — as a soloist Malofeev has performed with Russia's leading orchestras (the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the 'Moscow Virtuosi' State Chamber Orchestra, the 'New Russia' State Symphony Orchestra) under the batons of conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Kazuki Yamada, Yuri Tkachenko and Vladimir Spivakov. Latest artist who was perform at Hermitage was Konstantin Emelyanov on 24th February 2020.

Pianissimo piano evenings are regularly held at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and in the alpine St. Moritz.

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