Artists

 

Evgeny Kissin

Due to his musicality, the poetic quality of his interpretations and his exceptional virtuosity Evgeny Kissin today is one of the leading personalities of a new generation of pianists. He was born in Moscow in October 1971 and began to play the piano at the age of two. At the age of six, he entered a special school for gifted children, the Moscow Gnessin School of Music, where he was a student of Anna Pavlovna Kantor, who has remained his only teacher. At the age of ten, he made his concerto debut playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto K. 466.

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George Li

Praised by the Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression”, pianist George Li possesses brilliant virtuosity and effortless grace far beyond his years. Li gave his first public performance at Boston’s Steinway Hall at the age of ten. While attending the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, he studied piano with Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory. He is currently in the Harvard University/ New England Conservatory joint program, continuing his studies with Wha Kyung Byun. First Prize Winner in …

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Grigory Sokolov

The unique, unrepeatable nature of music made in the present moment is central to understanding the expressive beauty and compelling honesty of Grigory Sokolov’s art. The Russian pianist’s poetic interpretations, which come to life with mystical intensity in performance, arise from profound knowledge of the works in his vast repertoire.
His recital programmes span everything from transcriptions of medieval sacred polyphony …

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Lilya Zilberstein

Since winning First Prize in the 1987 Busoni International Piano Competition, Lilya Zilberstein has established herself as one of the finest pianists in the world. Artist-in-Residence of the Stuttgart Philharmonic in 2012/13, she will appear this coming season with the Antwerp Bohumer Symphony, Krakow Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, Orchestra Regionale Toscana/Florence, Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais/Brazil, and the Zagreb Philharmonic. In North America, Ms. Zilberstein has appeared with the symphonies of Chicago …


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Dimitri Bashkirov

Dimitri Bashkirov was born in Tiblisi, Georgia in 1931.  He graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of Alexander Goledenweiser. He became famous for winning the grand prix at the Marguerite Long Competition, Paris in 1956.  Bashkirov has performed concerti with many leading orchestras; collaborating with conductors such as Daniel Barenboim …

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Robert Levin

Robert D. Levin, born in 1947 is a pianist, conductor, composer and musicologist. Among others, he studied with Nadia Boulanger, Robert Casadesus and Clifford Curzon in Paris, New York and Boston. At the age of 21 he received a PhD from Harvard University on the unfinished works of Mozart. As a renowned expert he has completed many unfinished works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and also Johann Sebastian Bach. Of particular importance is his completion of Mozart’s Requiem and the C-minor Mass. In 2005 his completion of the Mozart C-minor Mass, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, was premiered and has since been performed throughout the United States and Europe.



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