Ⅲ International Competition for Young Pianists
DENIS MATSUEV Artistic director of the Competition
J. S. Bach. Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor, BWV 887 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
Balakirev. Spanish Serenade
Schumann. Symphonic Etudes, Op.13
Tchaikovsky. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23, movements 2&3
Born in 2003 in Cartago (Costa Rica), he started playing the piano at the age of 5. He is currently studying at the Moscow Conservatory's Central Music School with Daria Riabova. He has performed at the Great Hall and Rachmaninoff Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Svetlanov Hall of the Moscow International House of Music, Great Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonic, National Theatre of Costa Rica in San José, and Carnegie Hall in New York City. He has also appeared in concert programmes of the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation and of Moscow Meets Friends festival. He as a laureate of many international competitions including American Fine Arts Festival (2012, 3rd Prize; 2014, 2nd Prize), American Protégé Romantic Music Competition (2012, Honourable mention), Golden Era of Romantic Music in the U.S. (2013, 1st Prize), The Music of the Century in Lithuania (2014, 1st Prize and Special Prize), Amigdala International Competition in Italy (2016, 1st Prize), and EPTA-Belgium W-B (2018, 3rd Prize).