GINA BACHAUER RUSSIAN GOLD MEDALIST DEBUTS AT WEILL HALL
Gold Medalist and the Audience Prizewinner at the 2014 Gina Bachauer International Artists
Piano Competition, Andrey Gugnin, makes his debut at Weill Recital Hall on April 21st | 8pm with a beautifully balanced program of new and familiar works.
ALEXEI KURBATOV Poem (2015)
NIKOLAI MEDTNER Sonata Romantica
MILY BALAKIREV Islamey
JACQUES IBERT Excerpts from “Petite Suite”
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Twelve Etudes, op. 25
Gugnin resides in Moscow, Russia and maintains an impressive international performance schedule. His performances this season include solo and concerto appearances in significant halls in Spain, Japan, Israel, Croatia, Canada, Thailand, Russia, Germany, and the US. He has performed with orchestras such as the Moscow State Orchestra, the Bangkok Symphony, and the Utah Symphony. Gugnin has been involved in music since the age of seven. He studied with Professor Vera Gornostayeva at the Moscow Conservatory, graduating in 2010.
As a Bachauer Gold Medalist, Gugnin was awarded a recording contract on the Steinway & Sons label. The solo CD titled Pictures will be released on April 8th. On this album, sensational young Steinway artist Andrey Gugnin brings his unique interpretation of Mussorgsky’s seminal work Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as rarely heard “Exhibitions” by Jacques Ibert and Armenian composer Arno Babadjanian. This recording can be purchased through ArkivMusic.com as well as Amazon, iTunes and other fine retailers around the globe.
Concert tickets are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, New York City. Tickets may also be purchased through carnegiehall.org or CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.