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A lyrical evening of virtuosic passion. 2016 Competition winner Andrey Gugnin returns to the Australian stage for a dazzling performance of music by Grieg, Tchaikovsky, and Carl Vine. Be swept away on a melodic journey of emotion that strikes an exquisite balance between titanic waves of impassioned sentiment and technical mastery.
Known for his lucid touch and shimmering tones, Andrey is lauded for his “extraordinarily versatile and agile technique, which serves an inspired musical imagination.”(Gramophone Magazine).
Andrey has released numerous CDs, with his recording of Shostakovich's solo piano works (Hyperion) winning the 2020 BBC music magazine awards for best Instrumentals. His recording of Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 also featured on Steven Speilberg's Oscar®-winning film 'Bridge of Spies.
A magnetic performer who is in high demand worldwide as a recitalist, chamber music partner and concerto soloist, don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to see one of the greatest musical minds of our generation.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky/Mikhail Pletnev
The Nutcracker Suite I. March II. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy III. Tarantella IV. Intermezzo V. Trepak (Russian Dance) VI. The Tea (Chinese Dance)
Piano Sonata No.2 I. II. Legato, senza pedale
3 Bagatelles Op.1 I. Allegretto II. Moderato III. Moderato
Igor Stravinsky/Guido Agosti
The Firebird I. Danse infernale du roi Kastcheï II. Berceuse III. Finale