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
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.