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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.


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  • Edvard Grieg
    Ballade Op.24
    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)
    Carl Vine
    Piano Sonata No.2
    II. Legato, senza pedale
    Valentin Silvestrov
    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