Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev Touring 2018
We are delighted that the winner of the Percy Grainger Second Prize at the 2016 Competition, Russian Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev will be touring Australia in October and November. The tour starts in central Australia in Alice Springs before travelling to venues in QLD, NSW, VIC and TAS. Arseny has recently become an exclusive recording artist for Decca Classics and his first CD under this label will be released in 2018 ahead of his celebration tour in Australia.See more
Past and Present Glory - Avan Yu
One of Canada’s most exciting young pianists makes a welcome return to Australia for two exclusive recitals in Melbourne and Sydney. Avan Yu achieved international recognition when he triumphed at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012 and has since establish a stunning international career. A luscious program featuring Mozart, Ravel and Liszt will delight audiences in June and July.See more
High Tea with Andrey and Damien
Join us for a relaxed Sunday afternoon, enjoying the Sofitel Wentworth Sydney’s sumptuous High Tea as ABC Classic FM’s Damien Beaumont talks with Andrey Gugnin. Damien will lead a lively and fascinating conversation with Andrey, who will also perform selected pieces from his extraordinary repertoire. Places are limited for this event so please ensure to book early.See more
The Perfect Pairing
Like the perfect pairing of fine wine with a sumptuous degustation menu so is this very special concert pairing two extraordinary young Russian pianists - 2016’s first prize winner Andrey Gugnin and 2016’s second prize winner Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev. This exclusive double bill event has been two years in the planning and finally we have them together on stage in November.See more
Organised and presented by the Friends of the Competition
Alex Raineri in Recital
Sunday 27 May 3pm
Twenty-four year old Australian pianist Alex Raineri described by Limelight Magazine as "a soloist of superb skill and musicality” is...
Twenty-four year old Australian pianist Alex Raineri described by Limelight Magazine as "a soloist of superb skill and musicality” is currently based in Brisbane and is an active recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. International performances include tours of California, South-East Asia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Germany and Austria. Nationally, he is regularly broadcast on ABC Classic FM and the MBS Networks and has performed concertos with the Queensland, Tasmanian, Darwin and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, Southern Cross Soloists, Orchestra Victoria, Four Winds Festival Orchestra, Bangalow Festival Orchestra and the Queensland Pops Orchestra. Alex has won a number of major competitions including the Kerikeri International Piano Competition, Australian National Piano Award, ANAM Concerto Competition, Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship and others. Some chamber partnerships include performances with Andreas Ottensamer, Sara Macliver, Natalie Clein, Greta Bradman, Kathryn Stott, Slava Grigoryan, Brett Dean, Opera Queensland & Expression Dance Company. Alex's mentors have included Leah Horwitz OAM, Timothy Young, Stephen Emmerson and Genevieve Lacey. He is currently undertaking a Doctor of Musical Arts program at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music (Griffith University) and is an alumni and fellow of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).
Bach/Rachmaninoff: Prelude in E Major from Violin Partita No.3 BWV 1006
Mendelssohn: Variations Sérieuses Op.54
Bach/Siloti: Prelude in E minor BWV 855a
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Liszt: Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata (from Années de Pèlerinage, Book II: Italie)
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