Andrey Gugnin and Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, the first and second prize winners of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition are back in Australia for an exclusive double bill concert in Sydney and Melbourne this November.
Gugnin was the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, taking home four additional prizes including the Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize and the Miriam Hyde Best 19th or 20th Century Concerto Prize. He has performed as a recitalist, chamber music partner and soloist with orchestras in over 20 countries and has played in iconic venues internationally such as the Louvre, Carnegie Hall, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and Vienna’s Musikverein.
Tarasevich-Nikolaev, the grandson of famous Russian pianist Tatiana Nikolaeva, was the winner of the Percy Grainger Second Prize at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition aged just 23. He made his public debut at the age of nine with the Bryansk City Chamber Orchestra. He has since won the 5th International Scriabin Piano Competition, was awarded second prize for the performance of Russian music at the Cleveland International Piano Competition and second prize at the Grieg International Piano Competition in Bergen.
Tarasevich-Nikolaev will perform Mozart’s Fantasia in D minor K.397, Liszt’s Transcendental Études No. 11 and No. 12, and Rachmaninoff’s 6 Moments musicaux Op.16.
Tickets: Students $25, Friends $52, Concession $54, Adult $60, Premium $70