VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Aleksandr Kashpurin, Russia

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Name of the educational insititution Санкт-Петербургская Государственная консерватория имени Н.А. Римского-Корсакова, Санкт-Петербург

In 2014 Alexander Kashpurin (b.1996) started his studies at the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory, class of prof. Tatyana Zagorovskaya. The pianist is a laureate of several national and international competitions. It is worth to mention Grand Prix and special award at the III S. Bendizky Piano Competition as well as Grand Prix and special award VII International Jazeps Vitols Piano Competition. As a soloist and member of chamber ensembles the pianist has toured all around Europe as well as China, Mongolia, Morocco. Alexander collaborated with such conductors as Gintaras Rinkevičius, Fabio Mastrangelo, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Maxim Fedotov and others. Pianist attented masterclasses led by Cyprien Katsaris, Dmitri Bashkirov, Gottlieb Wallisch, Daniel Pollack and others. He made several CD's under "Melody" label.

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 2: Prelude and Fugue · C sharp minor · BWV 873
  2. Sergei Rachmaninoff | Études-tableaux Op. 39
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 32 · C minor Dalys: 1 · Op. 111
    • I Part. Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · G major · VL 338
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "Pater Noster" · VL 260
  6. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 344

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B minor · VL 182a
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Autumn · VL 264
  3. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 239
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "Autumn" · VL 294
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B major · VL 186
  6. Vidmantas Bartulis | "Hanami"
  7. Modest Mussorgsky | "Pictures at an Exhibition"
  8. Igor Stravinsky-Guido Agosti | Three Dances from "Firebird": "Infernal Dance Of King Kastchei", "Lullaby", Final

III ROUND

  1. Sergei Rachmaninoff | Piano Concerto No. 2 · C minor · Op. 18

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