The winner of the 2016 Sydney International Competition of Australia, Andrey Gugnin, will return to Australia in June for a national recital tour in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the competition.
Russia’s Gugnin took out 4 prizes in addition to his overall first placing last year. He will perform music by Bach, Schubert, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky in 32 venues across 5 states and the Northern Territory
Since his Sydney win, Gugnin has been in high demand around the world as a soloist, chamber musician and festival artist. After graduating from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Gugnin was invited to be a regular participant of the Moscow Philharmonic Society program for promising young artists – ‘The 21st Century Stars’. he has performed in over 20 c0untries as a soloist, recitalist and a chamber music partner, collaborating with orchestras and ensembles across the world and is soon to record an alum for the Hyperion label.
The National Recital Series is part of the Sydney International Piano Competition’s celebration of 40 years in 2017, showcasing some of the competition’s most highly regarded artists around the country. The first prize winner from 2008, Russia’s Konstantin Shamray tours in October and Australia’s Tony Lee, voted Best Australian Pianist in the 2016 Competition, will tour in November.
Tickets: Adults $55 I Concession/Friends $49 I Students $20 I Groups of 5+ $TBC