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.
Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Burhan Öçal (percussion)
«Reloaded - 2»
Odessa Classics in Bern preview at Ukraine Forum 2020
Odessa Classics presents
Jing Zhao - cello
Michael Guttman - violin
Alexey Botvionov - piano
„Goldberg Reloaded 2.0 - Piano & Percussion“
Alexey Botvinov will present the PIANO LIGHT SHOW program as a part of the Sixth International Sakharov Hearings
This evening, musicians from the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, which Daniel Hope has lead since 2016, will present themselves in two large chamber music ensembles together with pianist Aleksey Botvinov, a regular concert partner of the orchestra.
This evening's programme includes a Schubert string trio and Brahms' great piano quintet, played by Daniel Hope, members of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and pianist Alexey Botvinov.
With Mendelssohn's string octet, Daniel Hope's week finds its brilliant climax and conclusion. It is a work by the only sixteen-year-old Mendelssohn, who founded a new genre in his instrumentation for eight strings and composed music full of brilliant melodic ideas. A wonderful conclusion to a wonderful week of chamber music!
Michael Guttman, Jing Zhao and Alexei Botvinov
Daniel Hope with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra and Alexei Botvinov
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.
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.
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.
Botvinov plays Rachmaninov
Johann Sebastian Bach
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.