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ALEXEY
BOTVINOV
PEOPLE'S ARTIST OF UKRAINE
ALEXEY
BOTVINOV
PIANIST
Rachmaninoff – Elegie in E-flat minor Op.3 No.1. Piano Alexey Botvinov

BIOGRAPHY

Alexey Botvinov

Alexey Botvinov is one of the most remarkable pianists of our time. He is not only one of the best interpreter of Rachmaninows music, but also a much acclaimed pianist for music of all periods. He might be the only pianist who performed Bach's "Goldberg Variations" more than 300 times on stage.

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EVENTS

Date
Name
Location
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15.06.2018 / 19:00
Odessa Classics Batumi weekend
Batumi state music center, Batumi, Georgia

On the 15-th of june, at 19:00, Batumi state music center is happy to present Classical Music Festival:

“Odessa Classics Batumi weekend”

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Odessa Classics Batumi weekend
past
23.04.2018 / 19:00
Odessa Classics in Berlin
Berliner Philharmoniker, Berlin, Germany

Alexey Botvinov piano
Olga Mykytenko soprano
Myroslava Kotorovych violin

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Odessa Classics in Berlin
past
06.04.2018 / 18:00
Spring concert
St. Peter Church, Zürich, Switzerland

Alexey Botvinov (piano) and Zurich Symphoniker orchestra perform Spring concert. Conductor Mario Beretta

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Spring concert
past
22.03.2018 / 20:00
Ballet – GOLDBERG-VARIATIONS
La Scala, Milan, Italy

The ballet Goldberg-Variationen, music by Johann Sebastian Bach at Teatro alla Scala. Choreography by Heinz Spoerli.

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Ballet – GOLDBERG-VARIATIONS
past
21.03.2018 / 20:00
Ballet – GOLDBERG-VARIATIONS
La Scala, Milan, Italy

The ballet Goldberg-Variationen, music by Johann Sebastian Bach at Teatro alla Scala. Choreography by Heinz Spoerli.

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Ballet – GOLDBERG-VARIATIONS
past
06.03.2018 / 17:30
Ukraine Forum, an assessment of 2017 - Rating Reforms
Swiss Parliament, Bern, Switzerland

Panelists will analyze developments and reforms implemented in Ukraine in 2017

Before the beginning of the forum, a piano concert will take place by the "Odessa Classics in Bern" project.

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Ukraine Forum, an assessment of 2017 - Rating Reforms

PROJECTS

International music festival

„Odessa Classics“ has already become a serious competitor to the established high-level cultural and musical European Festivals.

In the past three years the promoters took great effort in organizing an impressively versatile program of highest standards. Its enormous success justifies to spread the news as a precious insider tip to the Western world.

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Piano competition in memory of Serafima Mogilevskaya

Young Ukrainian Pianists Competition took place for the 1st time from 26th till 28th of May as a part of The IV ODESSA CLASSICS Festival. The Contest is a tribute to the memory of the outstanding teacher, professor of the Odessa Conservatoire Serafima Mogilevskaya. She brought up a whole galaxy of talented pianists with an international fame.

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Musical Partnership Bremen-Odessa

16 апреля 2016 в Большом зале Одесской областной филармонии состоялся первый концерт в рамках международного проекта «Музыкальное партнерство Бремен-Одесса». Второй, ответный концерт прошел 30 апреля в концертном зале «Die Glocke» в Бремене

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DISCOGRAPHY

Botvinov plays Rachmaninov

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Johannes
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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Bach, Mozart,
Beretta

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VIDEO

Pianist Alexey Botvinov
4 Elements
Chopin - Nocturne Op.9 No.2

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PRESS

World press review

KOLNISCHEN RUNDUSCHAU, 10 October 2006
“Alexey Botvinov is a magnificent pianist”.

TAGES ANZEIGER, Zurich, 5 September 2006
“…performance was so convincingly pure and sincere”.

BASLER ZEITUNG, Basel, 5 September 2006
“Splendid performance!”

Ukrainian pianist Botvinov sets world record in Berlin.

Prominent Ukrainian musician Alexey Botvinov is the only pianist in the world who has performed Bach's most complicated masterpiece Goldberg Variations 300 times.

The jubilee 300th performance took place in the Berlin Philharmonic chamber music hall on Wednesday evening.

Missa Pacis (

For the first time in Ukraine and around the world heard the music that combines classical traditions of Western Mass, and the elements of piano improvisation. Artists resumed at a concert almost forgotten tradition in the modern classical concert practice. At the same time, the author of the work, Günther Schumacher, was present at the premiere.

Press Archive

Articles published in 2012 and earlier