Master Pianists Series Debut recital Alexander Gavrylyuk
The young firebrand Gavrylyuk began studying aged seven and gave his first concerto performance when he was nine. Now aged twenty-four, Gavrylyuk continues to wow audiences and critics alike.
Between 1996 and 2000 Gavrylyuk won a slew of competition prizes including First Prize and Gold Medal at the Horowitz International Piano Competition. Aged sixteen, and facing competitors aged sixteen to thirty-two, Gavrylyuk grabbed the coveted First Prize at Japan’s Hammamatsu International Piano Competition in 2000. More recently, in 2005, he won First prize and Best Performance of a Classical Concerto at the Arthur Rubinstein 11th Piano Master Competition.
Winning a scholarship with the Australian Institute of Music, Gavrylyuk had arrived in Sydney in 1998. He quickly forged a reputation that led to many appearances on Australian Proms, TV, radio and television. That reputation was soon to spread across to globe.
Today, having toured Australia, Canada, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Taipei, and the USA, all to rave reviews, Gavrylyuk has worked with many of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras, recorded two live DVDs and many CDs.
As of 2009, Gavrylyuk is a Master pianist at the top of his game.
On Sunday February 8th 2009, Gavrylyuk makes a double-barreled debut his Concertgebouw debut recital, and his Live stream debut with MonteVerdi.tv in association with the Master Pianist Series and AVRO.“...such blow-your-socks-off virtuosity is complemented with a dark, intense, ferociously concentrated essence and nature…(a)…prodigiously gifted young pianist and life force.” Gramophone Magazine, 2006
“A world class pianist performing at his absolute best”...New York Times, 2005