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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
past
19.09.2021 / 19:00
Autumn Seasons Odessa Classics 2021. Lithuania
Grand Hall of Odesa Philharmonic, Odesa, Ukraine

Odessa Classics festival starts new project - "Odessa Classics Autumn Seasons". September 2021 it will be dedicated to Lithuania culture.

 

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Autumn Seasons Odessa Classics 2021. Lithuania
upcoming
02.10.2021 / 19:00
«Classical Highlights» Mozart-Hommage
Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland

Alexey Botvinov, Klavier
Maria Solozobova, Violine
Claudio Mansutti, Klarinette
Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim
Graziella Contratto, Dirigentin

 

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«Classical Highlights» Mozart-Hommage
upcoming
17.10.2021 / 17:00
Daniel Hope & Alexey Botvinov
Schloss Elmau, Krün, Germany

Opening Concert


Daniel Hope, violin
Alexey Botvinov, piano

 

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upcoming
19.10.2021 / 17:00
Daniel Hope & Friends I
Schloss Elmau, Krün, Germany

Daniel Hope, Inès Morin, Tanja Sonc - Violine
Ribal Molaeb, Natalia Alexandrova Mosca - Viola
Nicola Mosca, Josephine Knight - Violoncello
Alexey Botvinov Klavier

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upcoming
20.10.2021 / 17:00
Daniel Hope & Friends II
Schloss Elmau, Krün, Germany

Daniel Hope, Inès Morin, Tanja Sonc - violin
Ribal Molaeb, Hannes Bärtschi - viola
Nicola Mosca, Josephine Knight - cello
Alexey Botvinov - piano

 

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upcoming
31.10.2021 / 20:00
Goldberg Reloaded 2.0
Frankfurter Hof, Mainz, Germany

„Goldberg Reloaded 2.0 - Piano & Percussion“

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Goldberg Reloaded 2.0
upcoming
03.05.2022 / 19:30
Amerika – Daniel Hope und Alexey Botvinov
Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland

Daniel Hope (Music Director)
Alexey Botvinov (Klavier)
Zürcher Kammerorchester

 

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past
05.09.2021 / 19:30
Mozart @ Augsburg festival - Opening gala
Ev. St. Ulrich's Church, Augsburg, Germany

Mozart @ Augsburg festival - Opening gala

Munich Chamber Orchestra
Sebastian Knauer (Piano)
Alexey Botvinov (Piano)
Jereon Berwaerts (Trumpet)

 

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Mozart @ Augsburg festival - Opening gala
past
22.07.2021 / 21:30
The Masterwork from Russia – Arensky Trio
Chiostro di Sant'Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy

Alexey Botvinov, piano – Jing Zhao, cello – Michael Guttman, violin


W. Mozart - Duo for violin and cello in G major K 423
S. Rachmaninov - Preludes for piano solo
A. Arensky - Trio for violin, cello and piano in D minor Op.32

 

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The Masterwork from Russia – Arensky Trio
past
20.06.2021 / 18:00
Open-Air Konzert als Sommerauftakt
Grand Hotel Heiligendamm, Bad Doberan-Heiligendamm, Germany

Der Geiger Daniel Hope wird zusammen mit dem ukrainischen Pianisten Alexey Botvinov und dem Hope Orchestra Werke von Edward Elgar, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy und George Gershwin am Sonntag, den 20. Juni 2021, spielen.

 

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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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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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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

SCHNITTKE - Works for Violin and Piano

Deutsche Grammophon (DG) 00028948392346

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

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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!”

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