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Chlidhood

Alexander Gavrylyuk began his piano studies at the age of seven and gave his first concerto performance when he was nine years old.

 

1999

The next big step for Alexander was going to compete at the 3rd Horowitz International Piano Competition and winning the coveted First prize and Gold medal in 1999.

 

Youth

Alexander Gavrylyuk was proclaimed as "the best sixteen year old pianist of the late twentieth century" by critics in Japan in November 2000, after winning the First Prize of the prestigious Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan. He was 16 years old in a field of competitors ranging in age from 16 to 32. Alexander returns regularly to Japan, touring and performing to a full house in Suntory Hall and Tokyo Opera City Hall. His first two CD's were recorded in Japan.

2003

In 2003 he joined the honour roll and became a Steinway artist. Alexander performs regularly at the Royal Concertgebouw, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Hall, Lincoln Center, Sydney Opera House and Suntary Hall.  He has also performed a solo recital at the Kremlin.

 

2005-2007

In April 2005, Alexander Gavrylyuk won the First Prize, the Gold Medal as well as the award for Best Performance of a Classical Concerto at the internationally renowned Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition. That same year, VAI International recorded his live performance at the Miami Piano Discoveries Festival, USA, for an international DVD release which went on to receive four and five star ratings in the international press. In May 2007 he recorded his second DVD with VAI.

 

2009

In 2009 Alexander recorded the complete Prokofiev Concerti with Vladirmir Ashkenazy and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

 

 

Concerts

Amongst others, Alexander Gavrylyuk has performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Russian National Orchestra, the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Scottish Orchestra, the Svetlanov Orchestra, the NHK Orchestra, the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Philharmonic, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, Chautauqua Symphony, Brussels Philharmonic, the Vancouver Symphony and OFUNAM. He has worked with conductors like Ashkenazy, Blomstedt, Caetani, Ettinger, Fedoseyev, Gorenstein, Gruppman, Lazarev, Lang-Lessing, Levi, Raiskin, Sanderling, Segerstam, Simonov, Soudant, Spivakov, Talmi and Tovey.

Alexander has also taken part in festivals around the world including: the Lugano Festival in Switzerland, Ruhr festival in Germany, Colmar International Music Festival in France, Miami International Piano Festival, Chautauqua Institution in New York and the Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival in Colarado U.S.A

 

 

2010/2011

 

 

 

 

In 2010 he recorded both Chopin Concerti in Poland at the Royal Wawel Castle. In April 2011 Alexander recorded a new cd under Piano classics label with works of Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Prokofiev. The same year, he toured Japan, performing solo recitals as well as concerto performances with Maestro Ashkenazy and the NHK orchestra.

Other highlights included a re invitation with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the Royal Scottish Orchestra, a solo tour of Russia, as well as performances and masterclasses at Chautauqua Institution USA, as well as concerts in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Gran Canaria, the Netherlands and Poland. Alexander also took part in the Master Pianist Series at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

 

2012 and beyond

In 2012 Alexander will perform in New Zealand and Australia with with the Auckland Philharmonia, Christchurch Symphony, Sydney Symphony and Tasmania Symphony.  His engagement highlights for the year also include the Brabants Orchestra, the Hague Philharmonic, Polish National Radio Orchestra, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (ZaterdagMatinee Series at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw), Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker. He will give a solo tour of Mexico and Russia as well as recitals in Taiwan, Poland, USA. In May 2013 Alexander will make his debut with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, playing the complete Rachmaninov concerti and the Rhapsody, conducted by Neeme Järvi.

In April 2005, Alexander Gavrylyuk won the First Prize, the Gold Medal as well as the award for Best Performance of a Classical Concerto at the internationally renowned Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition. That same year, VAI International recorded his live performance at the Miami Piano Discoveries Festival, USA, for an international DVD release which went on to receive four and five star ratings in the international press. In May 2007 he recorded his second DVD with VAI..
 
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