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Andrey Gugnin releases “Pictures”

Steinway & Sons releases latest album from prodigious Russian pianist Andrey Gugnin – Pictures – Gugnin, the 2014 Gold Medal winner at the prestigious Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition, presents Mussorgsky’s monumental Pictures at an Exhibition surrounded by rarely heard “Exhibitions” by Jacques Ibert and Armenian composer Arno Babadjanian. On April 8, 2016, sensational young Steinway artist Andrey Gugnin brings his unique interpretation of Mussorgsky’s seminal work Pictures…

2016 Official Competitors Announced!

The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation is pleased to announce the Official Competitors of the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Junior Piano Competition and the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition. Nearly three hundred candidates were considered as potential competitors for this year’s competitions. Auditions were held in Barletta (Italy), Yerevan (Armenia), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), New York City (USA), Beijing (China),…

Yasynskyy wins Gold at WPC

June 14, 2015 Cincinatti, Ohio Artem Yasynskyy, 2014 Bachauer Bronze Medalist, took home the Gold at the 2015 Cincinnati World Piano Competition which concluded yesterday. After four elimination rounds, Yasnyskyy performed Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra under maestro Robert Trevino. Mary Ellen Hutton of Cincinnati Enquirer said, “Yasynskyy produced a big sound…

Bachauer Winner releases Hofmann CD on Naxos

Last June, Bachauer bronze medalist Artem Yasynskyy performed Kaleidoscope from Josef Hofmann’s Charakterskizzen, Op. 40 during his semi-final round at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can now hear the complete piece plus other music of Hofmann on Artem’s new CD! Yasynskyy released a recording of piano works by…

Tribute to Vera Gornostayeva

Vera Gornostayeva (1929-2015) The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation mourn the loss of Russian pianist, teacher, mentor and friend, Vera Gornostayeva (October 1, 1929 – January 19, 2015), who died after a brief hospitalization in Moscow. As a pianist during the Soviet era, Gornostayeva performed approximately 100 concerts annually. She mentored her students by presenting…

Best of the Best

January 20, 2015 We are pleased to share that two of our medalists from the 2014 International Artists Piano Competition will be featured on Klavier Festival Ruhr’s “Best of the Best” concert series this summer. Andrey Gugnin & Chi Ho Han will be performing at the Harenberg City Center in Dortmund, Germany. June 4th- Chi…

2014 Silver Medalist Chi Ho Han wins ARD Competition

September 15, 2014 Munich, GERMANY– 2014 Gina Bachauer Silver Medalist Chi Ho Han received the 2nd prize (1st was not awarded) at the 63rd ARD International Music Competition. Chi Ho was also awarded the Audience Prize and the Special Prize for the interpretation of the commissioned composition, Pavane variée by Marc-André Hamelin. Watch: Chi Ho Han…

Andrey Gugnin wins Valsesia Musica

September 4, 2014 Varallo, ITALY– Bachauer’s 2014 Gold Medalist, Andrey Gugnin, recently tied for first place at the 30th Valsesia Musica International Piano Competition. The competition took place at the Teatro Civico Di Varallo. Valsesia Musica is under the direction of Vincenzo Balzani. For more information: www.valsesiamusica.com    

The Utah Review on ‘Rose Exposed: Home’

Making new art, supporting community in the ‘Rose Exposed: Home’ By Les Roka | The Utah Review Published August 14, 2014 For six enterprising small performing arts companies, the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City is more than a residence for their creative work. It is the home for experimentation in…