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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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06.12.2019 / 20:00
Piano & Percussion. Alexey Botvinov and Burhan Öçal
Kulturhaus Schwanen, Waiblingen, Germany

 

Piano & Percussion program by Alexey Botvinov and Burhan Öçal

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02.12.2019 / 20:30
Concerto in Kfar Saba
Kfar Saba, Isarel

J.S.Bach — Concerto in D minor for piano and string orchestra, BWV 1052

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Concerto in Kfar Saba
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02.11.2019 / 15:00
Concerto at the Beethoven-Haus Bonn
Beethoven Haus Bonn, Germany

Daniel Hope (violin) and Alexey Botvinov (piano) at the Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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13.10.2019 / 19:00
PIANO LIGHT SHOW
Grand hall of the Odesa Philharmonic, Odesa, Ukraine

 

PIANO LIGHT SHOW

Music with video-installations

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PIANO LIGHT SHOW
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08.10.2019 / 19:00
Piano Concerto No.1, Op.23 (Tchaikovsky) in Kyiv
National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Piano Concerto No.1, Op.23 (Tchaikovsky) in Kyiv

Alexey Botvinov with Academic Symphony Orchestra of Zaporizhzhya Philharmonic. Conductor Vyacheslav Redya

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Piano Concerto No.1, Op.23 (Tchaikovsky) in Kyiv
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04.10.2019 / 19:00
PIANO LIGHT SHOW
Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg, Germany

Charity concert of Global Animal Law organisation

 

 

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24.09.2019 / 18:00
PIANO LIGHT SHOW
Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Germany

 

PIANO LIGHT SHOW

Music with video-installations

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21.09.2019 / 11:00
Piano Master Сlass
Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

Piano Master Class by Alexey Botvinov at Vytautas Magnus University

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20.09.2019 / 18:30
Leonidas Donskis Memorial Concert
M.K.Ciurlionis Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

 

Leonidas Donskis Memorial Concert

Joint performance by the concert pianist Alexey Botvinov and writer Mikhail Shishkin

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Leonidas Donskis Memorial Concert
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05.09.2019 / 18:30
Alexey Botvinov meets Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, Music and Poetry
Chernivtsi Philharmonic Hall, Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Alexey Botvinov meets Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, Music and Poetry

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Alexey Botvinov meets Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, Music and Poetry

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

Botvinov plays Rachmaninov

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Johannes
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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Bach, Mozart,
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VIDEO

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