Gugnin, Andrey

GUGNIN, Andrey

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Born in 1987, Andrey Gugnin has been involved in music since the age of seven. He studied with Professor Vera Gornostaeva at The Moscow, Tchaikovsky Conservatory graduating in 2010.

Andrey has won multiple prizes including 2nd Prize in the Beethoven International Piano Competition (Vienna, Austria, 2013); 2nd Prize and two special prizes in the 4th International Svetislav Stancic Piano Competition (Zagreb, Croatia, 2011); 1st Prize in the International piano competition “Cittâ di Cantù” (Italy, 2009); 2nd Prize in the International Piano Competition of the Republic of San Marino (piano duo section, 2008).

He has performed in more than 20 countries in significant halls such as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory and Tchaikovsky Hall (Moscow, Russia), Brahms Hall and Golden Hall of Musikverein (Vienna, Austria), Auditorium du Louvre (Paris, France), Alte Oper (Frankfurt, Germany), Thailand Cultural Center (Bangkok, Thailand), Teatro Verdi (Trieste, Italy), Zagreb National Theatre, Lisinski Hall (Zagreb, Croatia).

He has participated in international festivals such as the Ohrid Summer Festival (Macedonia), Zagreb Summer Evenings, Zagreb Music Bienalle (Croatia), Art November, Musical Olympus (Russia), Societa Dei Concerti Di Brescia Dal 1868 (Italy, Aberdeen Youth Festival (Scotland), Bermuda Festival for Performing Arts (Bermuda).

He has performed with many orchestras including the Svetlanov State Orchestra, The Moscow State Symphonic Orchestra, the Macedonian Philharmonic, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, The Dutch National Orchestra, the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, The Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique royal du Maroc, and others.

In February 2007, his recording of both Shostakovich concertos was released on the “Delos” label with Conductor, Constantine Orbelian, and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. As a piano duo together with Vadym Kholodenko he has recorded a debut CD of piano four hand music by Debussy, Ravel and Rachmaninoff also on the “Delos” label.

ANDREY GUGNIN  
PRELIMINARY ROUND ONE  
Johannes Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, op. 24
PRELIMINARY ROUND TWO  
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, op. 57
  Allegro assai
  Andante con moto
  Allegro ma non troppo
Franz Schubert/Liszt Erlkönig
SEMI-FINAL ROUND  
Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata No.7 in B-flat Major, op. 83
  Allegro inquieto
  Andante caloroso
  Precipitato
FINAL ROUND  
Sergei Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, op. 30