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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
upcoming
08.04.2019 / 19:00
«Credo». Rezital in memory of prof. Kardashev A.
Grand hall of the Odessa Philharmonic, Odessa, Ukraine

«Credo». Rezital in memory of prof. Kardashev A.

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«Credo». Rezital in memory of prof. Kardashev A.
upcoming
21.04.2019 / 16:00
Easter concert: W. A. Mozart
Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland

Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Berlin
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Budapest
Rimma Sushanskaya administration
Alexey Botvinov piano
Olena Tokar soprano

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Easter concert: W. A. Mozart
upcoming
22.04.2019 / 19:00
Easter concert: W. A. Mozart
Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland

Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Berlin
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra Budapest
Rimma Sushanskaya administration
Alexey Botvinov piano
Olena Tokar soprano

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Easter concert: W. A. Mozart
upcoming
03.06.2019 / 19:00
Music of Giya Kancheli
Grand hall of the Odessa Philharmonic, Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Classics

5th International Music Festival

Polina Osetinskaya (piano)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Julian Milkis (clarinet)
Odessa Philharmonic chamber orchestra, conductor - Igor Shavruk


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Music of Giya Kancheli
upcoming
06.06.2019 / 19:00
Daniel Hope, Alexey Botvinov & Zürcher Kammerorchester
Odessa Opera House, Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Classics

5th International Music Festival

Zürcher Kammerorchester
Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

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Daniel Hope, Alexey Botvinov & Zürcher Kammerorchester
upcoming
08.06.2019 / 19:00
Jing Zhao, Alexey Botvinov & Zürcher Kammerorchester
Grand hall of the Odessa Philharmonic, Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Classics

5th International Music Festival

Zürcher Kammerorchester
Jing Zhao (cello)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

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Jing Zhao, Alexey Botvinov & Zürcher Kammerorchester
past
13.03.2019 / 19:30
Michael Guttman, Samuel Justitz & Alexey Botvinov
Yehudi Menuhin Forum Bern, Switzerland

Vorschau auf das renommierte Festival Odessa Classics 2019 mit Superstars der Klassik-Szene:
Michael Guttman, Violine
Samuel Justitz, Violoncello und
Alexey Botvinov, Klavier.

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Michael Guttman, Samuel Justitz & Alexey Botvinov
past
12.01.2019 / 19:00
New Year's Concert
Grand hall of the Odessa Philharmonic, Odessa, Ukraine

Alexey Botvinov piano
Myroslava Kororovych violin
Alexander Lysyuk cello
VJ VIDEOMATICS video installations

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New Year's Concert
past
02.01.2019 / 20:00
The masterpieces of Mozart
Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

Die zeitlose Meisterwerke Mozarts erklingen im Berliner Philharmonie

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The masterpieces of Mozart
past
01.01.2019 / 17:00
NEW YEAR'S CONCERT | W. A. MOZART
Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Germany

The New Year's concert will take place at Grand hall of Gewandhaus Leipzig. Timeless masterpieces of W.A. Mozart will sound this evening.

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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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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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Goldberg. Reloaded

Проект «Перезагрузка» даёт то, чего так давно не хватало для придания классике нового дыхания. Уникальный революционный проект двух выдающихся музыкантов современности – украинского пианиста Алексея Ботвинова и турецкого перкуссиониста Бурхана Очала – был начат в 2010 году.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Botvinov plays Rachmaninov

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Johannes
Brahms

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Bach, Mozart,
Beretta

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VIDEO

Rachmaninoff - Prelude in B flat major Op.23 No.2
Prokofiev - Sonata No.7 Op.83, mov. III Precipitato
4 Elements

PHOTO

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!”

Music, a planetary language

Destinations. Ukraine introduces one of the best pianists of our time, Odessa native Alexey Botvinov. Since 2014, every summer Alexey has been hosting the Odessa Classics International Music Festival in his native Odessa, whose popularity has been growing exponentially. Over five incomplete years, Odessa Classics has joined the major league of music festivals in Eastern Europe.

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 - world premiere in Odessa

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