Pianists corner

Ivan Gusev in the spotlight

Ivan is a winner of the 3rd Gershwin International Music Competition (New York, USA, 2017), a prize-winner of the Chopin International Piano Competition (Hartford, USA, 2018), the New York Piano Festival and Competition (New York, USA, 2017), the Mauro Monopoli Prize International Piano Competition (Barletta, Italy, 2013), the Benditsky Russian Piano Competition (Russia, 2014), the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Scholarship Award (International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York, 2015), and the Third International Neuhaus Piano Competition (Russia, 2015).

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Suggested works to listen :

=> Domenico Scarlatti Sonata K 492 in D major

=> Felix Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses Opus 54 (1841)

=> Alexander Scriabin Sonate No. 2 “Sonate-Fantaisie” Opus 19 in G-sharp minor (1897)

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Suggested works to listen :

=> Domenico Scarlatti Sonata K 492 in D major

=> Felix Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses Opus 54 (1841)

=> Alexander Scriabin Sonate No. 2 “Sonate-Fantaisie” Opus 19 in G-sharp minor (1897)

Long Thibaud 2022 Competition

Long Thibaud 2022 International Piano Competition

The Long Thibaud international competition will be held from November 7 to 13 in Paris.

The Eliminatory round will held from November 7 to 9. 32 candidates will try to access the final stages.

The semi-final will take place on November 10, they will be 10 to compete for the right to access the final.

The final will take place on November 13. A maximum of 6 candidates will be selected for the apotheosis.

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The Jury :

Bruno Leonardo Gelber

Philippe Entremont

Plamena Mangova

Rena Shereshevskaya

Pavel Gililov

Marc Laforet

Eric Heidsieck

François-René Duchâble

Momo Kodama

János Balázs

Jorge Luis Prats

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Shogher Hoveyan in the spotlight

From 2001 until today, Shogher has made a name for herself in numerous piano competitions, such as recently in the Grand Prize, Concours International de Piano de Lyon (3rd prize, Lyon, France, 2017), the 1st Hannover-Beethoven International Music Festival and Competition (1st prize, Hannover, Germany, 2018) and the 4th Young Piano Stars Intern. Piano Competition (2nd prize, Wusterhausen, Germany, 2019).

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Frédéric Chopin Etudes Opus 10 (1832) Etude No. 1 in C major

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “chopin etude 10 1”

Franz Liszt Etudes d’exécution transcendante S 139 (1851) 12. Chasse-neige

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “liszt chasse”

Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) [Promenade II]. Moderato commodo assai e con delicatezza

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “mussorgsky”

Andrey Dubov in the spotlight

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Carl Tausig Toccata and Fugue (BWV 565) in D minor (Bach)

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “tausig toccata”

Béla Bartók Allegro Barbaro (BB 63) Sz. 49 (1911)

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “bartok barbaro”


Johannes Brahms 3 Intermezzi Opus 117 (1892) 2. Andante non troppo e con molto espressione in B-flat minor

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “brahms 117 2”

Kate Liu in the spotlight

She has won several prizes at international piano competitions:

2015: 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland (2015) – 3rd prize (bronze medal) and the special prize by the Polish Radio for the best performance of Mazurkas

2022: Quarterfinalist, Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

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George Frideric Handel Suite No. 5 HWV 430 in E major (1720)

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Frédéric Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Opus 61 in A-flat major (1846)

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Prokofiev Sonata No. 8 Opus 84 in B-flat major (1944)

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Alexander Malofeev in the spotlight

In 2019, he won second prize and silver medal at the 1st China International Music Competition.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Seasons Opus 37a (1876) 6. June – Barcarolle in G minor

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “tchaikowsky 37a june”

Mikhail Pletnev Concert suite from the ballet The Nutcracker 7. Andante maestoso

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Nikolai Medtner Forgotten Melodies I Opus 38 (1922) 6. Canzona serenata

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Leonora Armellini in the spotlight

She was a finalist of the 16th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in 2017. In 2021 she won the fifth prize in the XVIII International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.

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Frédéric Chopin Mazurkas Opus 33 (1838) 2. Vivace in D major

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “chopin mazurka 33 vivace”

Ferruccio Busoni Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue (BWV 903) BV B 31 (1902) (Bach)

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “busoni 903”

Sergei Prokofiev Sonata No. 2 Opus 14 in D minor (1912) 3. Andante

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Yutong Sun in the spotlight

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Isaac Albéniz Iberia Book 1 – 3. El Corpus en Sevilla (1906)

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Frédéric Chopin Etudes Opus 25 (1836) Etude No. 5 in E minor

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Stephen Hough Fanfare Toccata (2020)

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Stephen Beus in the spotlight

In 2006 he won first prize in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition and Vendome International Piano Competition, as well as the Max I Allen Fellowship from the American Pianists Association. He competed in the XII Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2005, and the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009.

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Nikolai Medtner Fairy Tales Opus 51 (1928) 6. Allegro vivace sempre al rigore di tempo

APP SEARCH KEYWORDS : “medtner 51 allegro”

Nikolai Medtner Fairy Tales Opus 20 (1909)2. Campanella (Pesante, minaccioso) in B minor

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Nikolai Medtner Forgotten Melodies II Opus 39 (1920) 5. Sonata tragica (Трагическая соната) in C minor

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Akane Sakaï in the spotlight

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Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 1 BWV 825 in B-flat major (1726) 2. Allemande

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Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 10 Opus 14 n°2 in G major (1799) 1. Allegro

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Mieczysław Weinberg Children’s Notebook No. 1 Opus 16 (1944)

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