2012 Andrei's highlights:

  • a new CD of music by Dmitri Shostakovich (both piano concerti and 24 preludes op.34) recorded with Okko Kamu & Sinfonia Lahti and issued by Mirare. This recording has received great international press and prize "Diapason d'or" from Diapason magazine and Arte TV channel.
  • numerous solo recitals on the best stages of Paris, Saint-Petersburg, Sofia, Ohrid, Warsaw and other european cultural capitals.
  • recitals in chamber ensembles with such prominent artists as Vadim Repin (violin), Alexander Kniazev (cello), Borodin Quartet and others.
  • concerti with such prominent conductors as Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Dorian Wilson, Michiyoshi Inoue, Alexander Rudin and such orchestras as Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (Moscow), Sinfonia Varsovia, Sinfonia Lahti, Taipei Symphony Orchestra and others.
  • completing my own subscription series of concerts at the Nizhniy Novgorod Philharmony "Rachmaninov and XX century: unexpected parallels" (5 concerts) and starting a new one in the new season: "Ludwig van Beethoven. Alive". Again '5 concerts in season' own subscription series!
  • concerts in France, Russia, Spain, Japan, Luxembourg, Germany, Macedonia, Italy, Bulgaria and Poland.
  • travel to Antarctica!

 

January

CHOLET 28.01.2012

within the "Folle journée - région des Pays de la Loire" festival

Chapelle St. Louis

Scriabin

 

CHALLANS 28.01.2012

within the "Folle journée - région des Pays de la Loire" festival

Salle Louis-Claude Roux

Scriabin

 

+ 1 private concert with an orchestra in Berlin

February

NANTES 02-05.02.2012

within the festival "La Folle Journée"

(7 concerts; 3 of them broadcast by Arte TV)

solo and also in duos with Alexander Kniazev (cello) and with Yana Ivanilova (soprano); with Michiyoshi Inoue, Ural Philharmonic Choir & Ural Philharmonic Orchestra; with Okko Kamu & Sinfonia Lahti

Cité International des Congrès and its vicinity

Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich

 

PARIS 08.02.2012

within 'concert series' run by unpleasant and unprofessional people: obviously, last concert there

(broadcast by Medici TV)

Louvre, Auditorium

Liszt

 

TOURS 11.02.2012

within the "Dernière escale de la Folle Journée" project

(2 concerts)

solo and also in a quintet with Ardeo Quartet and in a trio with Dmitri Makhtin (violin) & Tatjana Vassiljeva (cello)

Grand-Théâtre

Scriabin, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky

 

BLOIS 11.02.2012

within the "Folle Nuit" project

in a trio with Dmitri Makhtin (violin) & Tatjana Vassiljeva (cello)

Halle aux Grains

Tchaikovsky

 

SAINT-PETERSBURG 18.02.2012

Philharmony, Great Hall

Fantasies by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Scriabin

 

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 22.02.2012

within my own subscription series "Rachmaninov and XX century: unexpected parallels"

with Alexander Skulsky & Nizhniy Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra

Kremlin Concert Hall

Rachmaninov - Concerto no.3 op.30

 

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 25.02.2012

within my own subscription series "Rachmaninov and XX century: unexpected parallels"

with Alexander Skulsky & Nizhniy Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra

Kremlin Concert Hall

Rachmaninov - Concert no.4 op.40

March

BILBAO 03.03.2012

within the festival "Musika - Música"

(3 concerts)

solo and also with Jean-Jacques Kantorow & Sinfonia Varsovia, and in a duo with Dmitri Makhtin (violin)

Euskalduna

Tchaikovsky - Concerto no.1 op.23;

Scriabin, Tchaikovsky

 

TWANGSTE / KÖNIGSBERG / KALININGRAD 10.03.2012

with Arkady Feldman & Twangste / Königsberg / Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra

Cathedral

Franck - Symphonic Variations for piano & orchestra

 

CASTELNAUDARY 16.03.2012

with Kaspar Zehnder & Orchestre National de Montpellier

Halle aux Grains

Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini op.43

 

NARBONNE 17.03.2012

with Kaspar Zehnder & Orchestre National de Montpellier

Théâtre, Salle Rouge

Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini op.43

April

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 05.04.2012

within my own subscription series "Rachmaninov and XX century: unexpected parallels"

with Alexander Skulsky & Nizhniy Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra

Kremlin Concert Hall

Milhaud - Concerto no.4 op.295

Schönberg - Concerto for piano & orchestra op.42

Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini op.43

 

SARATOV 08.04.2012

within the Heinrich Neuhaus Festival

wtih Yevgeny Khilkevitch & Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra

Conservatoire, Great Hall

Grieg - Concerto for piano & orchestra op.16

Rachmaninov - Concerto no.2 op.18

 

KURSK 11.04.2012

solo and also in a duo with Yana Ivanilova (soprano)

University, Assembly Hall

Schumann, Schubert

 

NIIGATA 27-29.04.2012

within the festival "La Folle Journée de Niigata"

(4 concerts)

solo and also with Alexander Rudin & Musica Viva orchestra, in a duo with Henri Demarquette (cello) and in a trio with Regis Pasquier (violin) & Henri Demarquette (cello)

Ryutopia

Tchaikovsky - Concerto no.1 op.23;

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Scriabin

May

KANAZAWA 03.05.2012

within the festival "La Folle Journée de Kanazawa"

(3 concerts)

solo and also with Dorian Wilson & Taipei Symhony Orchestra, and in a duo with Tatjana Vassiljeva (cello)

Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall and Art Hall

Rachmaninov - Concerto no.2 op.18;

Rachmaninov, Scriabin

 

TOKYO 04.05.2012

within the festival "La Folle Journée au Japon"

(broadcast by some of NHK radio channels)

with Dmitri Liss, Saint-Petersburg State Capella Choir & Ural Philharmonic Orchestra

Tokyo International Forum

Scriabin - "Prometheus" (Poem of Fire) op.60

 

TOSU 05-06.05.2012

within the festival "La Folle Journée de Tosu"

(4 concerts)

with Hikotaro Yazaki & Kyushu Symphony Orchestra, in duos with Dmitri Makhtin (violin) and with Henri Demarquette (cello), and in a trio with Dmitri Makhtin (violin) and Henri Demarquette (cello)

Bunka Kaikan

Tchaikovsky - Concerto no.1 op.23;

Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov

 

TSARITSYN / STALINGRAD / VOLGOGRAD 10.05.2012

with Alexander Solovyov & the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music symphony orchestra

Central Concert Hall

Rachmaninov - Concerto no.2 op.18

 

ECHTERNACH 18.05.2012

within the "Festival International Echternach"

Trifolion

"Spiritualité des Cloches et de la Flamme": Rachmaninov, Debussy, Scriabin, Beethoven

 

+1 private concert with Vadim Repin (violin) in Russia

June

SAINT-PETERSBURG 04.06.2012

within the "New Horizons" festival (part of "White nights" festival)

Mariinsky Concert Hall

Scriabin and modern day composers: Benjamin Ellin, Alexey Shmurak, Boris Frankstein, Andrei Korobeinikov

 

STRASBOURG 13.06.2012

within the 74th "Festival de musique de Strasbourg"

with Vadim Repin (violin)

PMC, Salle Erasme

Debussy, Prokofiev, Beethoven

 

TOURS 15.06.2012

within the 48th "Festival de Fêtes musicales à la Grange de Meslay"

with Vadim Repin (violin)

Grange de Meslay

Debussy, Prokofiev, Beethoven

 

STUTTGART 24.06.2012

solo and also in a duo with Tatjana Lehnhardt (soprano)

Liederhalle, Mozart-Saal

Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Prokofiev

July

MONTPELLIER 10.07.2012

within the "Festival Radio France Montpellier"

(broadcast by France Musique radio)

with Rossen Gergov, David Guerrier (trumpet) & Orchestre National de Montpellier

Le Corum, Salle Berlioz

Shostakovich - Concerto no.1 op.35

 

OHRID 13.07.2012

within the "Ohrid Summer" festival

St. Sophia

Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Scriabin

 

MENTON 28.07.2012

within the 63rd "Festival de musique de Menton"

in a duo with Leonard Schreiber (violin) and in a sextet with Leonard Schreiber (violin) & the Borodin Quartet

Parvis de la Basilique St. Michel Archange

Grieg, Chausson

August

LA ROQUE D'ANTHÉRON 04.08.2012

within the 32nd piano festival "La Roque d'Anthéron"

in a sextet with Leonard Schreiber (violin) & the Borodin Quartet

Parc du Château de Florans

Chausson

 

+ 1 private performance in Kolomna

September

MOSCOW 05.09.2012

with Ilya Gaisin, Andrei Yershov (trumpet) & the "Arbat, 48" Concert Centre chamber orchestra

"Arbat, 48" Concert Centre

Shostakovich - Concerto no.1 op.35

 

MOSCOW 12.09.2012

Scriabin Memorial Museum

Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich

 

PALERMO 16.09.2012

within the "Palermo Classica" festival

with Mario Mateus & Mediterranea Chamber Orchestra

Chiostro S. Anna

Rachmaninov - Concerto no.1 op.1 (revised version)

 

SOFIA 25.09.2012

within the "Piano Extravaganza" festival

Military Club

Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Musorgsky (original and arr. by Korobeinikov), Shostakovich

 

WARSAW 29-30.09.2012

within the "Szalone dni muzyki" festival

(4 concerts)

solo and also in a duo with Alexander Kniazev (cello), in a quintet with the Borodin Quartet, and with Dmitri Liss & Sinfonia Varsovia

Teatr Wielki

Tchaikovsky - Concerto no.1 op.23;

Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich

October

ANCONA 02.10.2012

Teatro Sperimentale

Schumann, Rachmaninov, Scriabin

 

OZZANO MONFERRATO 06.10.2012

within the festival "Armonie in Val Cerrina"

Chiesa S. Salvatore

Schumann, Rachmaninov

 

PARIS 16.10.2012

(recorded by France Musique radio)

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Schumann, Rachmaninov, Scriabin

 

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY 25.10.2012

solo, in a duo with Yana Ivanilova (soprano) and with Alexander Gilyov & the Avvakumov Kamchatka Chamber Orchestra

College of Arts, Concert Hall

Mozart - Concerto no.26 KV 537;

Mozart - "Ch'io mi scordi di te... Non temer, amato bene" for soprano, pianoforte obbligato & orchestra KV 505;

Rachmaninov and other Russian composers

 

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 31.10.2012

within my own subscription series "Ludwig van Beethoven. Alive"

solo and also in a duo with Dmitri Makhtin (violin)

Kremlin Concert Hall

Beethoven

November

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 02.11.2012

within my own subscription series "Ludwig van Beethoven. Alive"

with Alexander Skulsky & Nizhniy Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra

Kremlin Concert Hall

Beethoven - Concerti no.1 & no.4

 

MOSCOW 18.11.2012

within unprofessional "Art-November" festival

in duos and in a trio with Yana Ivanilova (soprano) and Lyudmila Borisova (mezzo-soprano)

Mirror Hall

Brahms - Deutsche Lieder & Duets

December

NOVONIKOLAYEVSK / NOVOSIBIRSK 03.12.2012

within the "Classica" festival

with Alexander Knyazev (cello)

Philharmony

Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Franck

 

YAROSLAVL 06.12.2012

Philharmony

Rachmaninov, Scriabin

 

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD 08.12.2012

within my own subscription series "Ludwig van Beethoven. Alive"

Kremlin Concert Hall

Beethoven

 

MOSCOW 11.12.2012

with Jean-Claude Casadesus & Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra (Moscow)

(broadcast live by Orpheus radio)

Conservatoire, Great Hall

Ravel - Concerto in Sol