Boris Vadimovich Berezovsky |

Boris Vadimovich Berezovsky |

Boris Berezovsky

Date of birth

Boris Vadimovich Berezovsky |

Boris Berezovsky is widely known as an outstanding virtuoso pianist. He was born in Moscow and educated at the Moscow State Conservatory (class of Eliso Virsaladze) and also took private lessons from Alexander Sats. In 1988, after making his debut at London’s Wigmore Hall, The Times called him “a promising performer of astounding virtuosity and power.” In 1990 he was awarded a gold medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

Currently, Boris Berezovsky regularly performs with the most famous orchestras, including the Philharmonic Orchestras of London, New York, Rotterdam, Munich and Oslo, the symphony orchestras of the Danish National Radio, Frankfurt Radio and Birmingham, as well as the National Orchestra of France. In March 2009, Boris Berezovsky performed at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The pianist’s stage partners were Bridget Angerer, Vadim Repin, Dmitry Makhtin and Alexander Knyazev.

Boris Berezovsky has an extensive discography. In cooperation with the firm Teldec he recorded works by Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Balakirev, Medtner, Ravel and Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes. His recording of Rachmaninov’s sonatas was awarded the prize of the German Society German record review, and the Ravel CD has been recommended by Le Monde de la Music, Range, BBC Music Magazine and The Sunday Independent. In addition, in March 2006, Boris Berezovsky was awarded the BBC Music Magazine Award.

In 2004, together with Dmitry Makhtin and Alexander Knyazev, Boris Berezovsky recorded a DVD containing Tchaikovsky’s works for piano, violin and cello, as well as his trio “In Memory of a Great Artist”. This recording received the prestigious French Diapason d’Or award. In October 2004, Boris Berezovsky, Alexander Knyazev and Dmitry Makhtin, in collaboration with the firm Warner Classics International recorded Trio No. 2 by Shostakovich and Elegiac Trio No. 2 by Rachmaninoff. These recordings were awarded the French Prize music shock, English award Gramophone and the German Prize Echo Classic

In January 2006, Boris Berezovsky released a solo recording of Chopin-Godowsky etudes, which received awards Golden Diapason и RTL d’Or. Also with the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dmitry Liss, he recorded Rachmaninov’s preludes and the complete collection of his piano concertos (firm I’ll look), and with Brigitte Angerer, a disc of works by Rachmaninov for two pianos, which was awarded several prestigious awards.

Boris Berezovsky is the initiator, founder and artistic director of the Nikolai Medtner International Festival (“Medtner Festival”), which has been held since 2006 in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Vladimir.

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