Andrey Borisovich Diev |

Andrey Borisovich Diev |

Andrei Diev

Date of birth
Russia, USSR

Andrey Borisovich Diev |

Andrey Diev was born in 1958 in Minsk into a family of famous musicians (father – composer, conductor, teacher; mother – pianist and teacher, student of G. G. Neuhaus). Music training began at the SSMSH them. Gnesins. In 1976 he graduated from the Central Music School at the Moscow Conservatory under prof. L.N. Naumov, he also in 1981 – the Moscow Conservatory and in 1985 – an assistant traineeship. Laureate of the All-Union competition in Moscow (1977), international competitions in Santander (Spain, 1978), Montreal (Canada, 1980), Tokyo (Japan, 1986 – I prize and a gold medal). Soloist of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic Society, Honored Artist of Russia.

Andrey Diev is one of the brightest representatives of the “Neuhaus-Naumov” branch of the Russian piano school of the XNUMXth century. His art harmoniously combines virtuoso brilliance and nobility of artistic manner, intellectual power and romantic impulse, a deep analytical approach to the music performed and a variety of interpretations.

The pianist actively tours in Russia and many foreign countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Canada, Korea, Poland, Portugal, USA, Philippines, France, Taiwan, Turkey, Czech Republic, countries of the former Yugoslavia, Japan and etc.). His performances were enthusiastically received by the audience of the halls of the Moscow Conservatory and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Royal Festival Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, Bunko Kaikan and Santory Hall in Tokyo, Megaro Hall in Athens and Verdi Hall in Milan, Schauspielhaus in Berlin, Auditorium Nacional in Madrid and many others. largest concert halls in the world. In 1990, Steinway included A. Diev among the most popular pianists in the world.

The pianist has a wide repertoire range, performing music of four centuries (from Bach, Scarlatti, Soler to our contemporaries), professing a deeply individual approach to working on each piece. He pays special attention to the music of Chopin, Debussy, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Messiaen.

Also in the repertoire of A. Diev there are more than 30 concertos for piano and orchestra, which he performed with such well-known ensembles as the State Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by E.F. P.I. Tchaikovsky, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Tokyo Metropoliten, Quebec and Sofia Symphony Orchestras, etc.

A. Diev performs a lot as a chamber performer. Among his partners are A. Korsakov, L. Timofeeva, A. Knyazev, V. Ovchinnikov and many other outstanding musicians. As a soloist and ensemble player, he constantly takes part in major music festivals in Russia and abroad (in particular, he successfully performed at the Fifth International Gavrilinsky Festival in Vologda in October 2008).

A. Diev combines wide concert activity with teaching work. He is an assistant professor at the Moscow Conservatory, who has brought up famous pianists in his class, laureates of Russian and international competitions (A. Korobeinikov, E. Kunz and a number of others). He regularly holds master classes in Russian cities, as well as in Great Britain, Japan, France, Italy, Turkey, Korea, and China.

As a member of the jury, A. Diev worked at the International Piano Competitions in Tokyo, Athens, Bucharest, Trapani, Porto, the First Youth Competition. Tchaikovsky in Moscow, them. Balakirev in Krasnodar; All-Russian competitions in Pyatigorsk (named after Safonov), Volgodonsk, Ufa, Volgograd, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Magnitogorsk and other cities of Russia.

A.Diev owns original transcriptions of a number of popular classical works. The artist’s discography includes recordings of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, made at BMG, Arte Nova. A few years ago, the pianist carried out an unprecedented plan: he recorded 24 Rachmaninoff preludes (2 CDs), 24 Debussy preludes (2 CDs) and 90 Scriabin preludes (2 CDs).

Source: Moscow Philharmonic website

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