Peter Laul (Peter Laul) |

Peter Laul (Peter Laul) |

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Peter Laul (Peter Laul) |

The versatile, bright pianist Petr Laul regularly performs as a soloist and ensemble player at the best concert venues in Russia and Europe. Among the orchestras with which he constantly collaborates are the orchestras of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky Theater, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra of the Moscow State Capella, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, the orchestras of the theaters of Dessau, Bremerhaven, Oldenburg, the orchestras of the Ural, Voronezh, Kazan, Samara, Karelian, North Caucasian Philharmonic conducted by such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Nikolai Alekseev, Vladimir Ziva, Felix Korobov, Tugan Sokhiev, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Maxim Shostakovich.

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As the winner of the first prizes of several international competitions, Petr Laul intensively performs solo concerts – his name can be seen on the posters of the Great and Small Halls of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Large and Small Halls of the Moscow Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky (Moscow), Svetlanovsky and Chamber halls of the MMDM (Moscow), Louvre (Paris), Musée d’Orsay (Paris), theaters Chatelet and de la Ville (Paris), Steinway Hall and Lincoln Center (New York), Concertgebouw ( Amsterdam), Vredenbourg (Utrecht), Die Glocke (Bremen), Le Corum (Montpellier), Opera City Hall (Tokyo), La Monnaie Theater (Brussels), Lyon Opera (France), Opera Garnier (Monaco) and many other halls in Russia , Germany, France, Great Britain, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Holland, Turkey, USA and Japan. In 2003, he was awarded the badge of honor of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation “For Achievements in Culture”.

The pianist pays special attention to chamber music. Among his regular partners are Ilya Gringolts, Count Murzha, Alena Baeva, Sergey Levitin, David Grimal, Laurent Corsia, Mark Koppey… In various chamber ensembles, Petr Laul appears in concert halls in France, Germany, USA, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Finland and Russia.

In the 2007-2008 season, Petr Laul gave a cycle of 5 solo concerts “Three Centuries of Piano Sonata” in the Small Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Also in recent years, performances have taken place in the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Small Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Luxembourg Philharmonic, the Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Mozarteum (Salzburg), Prague, Istanbul, Monte -Carlo, France, Italy, at festivals in Colmar and San Riquieu (France), Art November (Moscow), Printemps des Arts (Monaco), tours in Italy, France, Estonia, as well as in the Urals and the Far East.

The pianist can be heard in the programs of Radio France Classique (France), Radio Bremen (Germany), Radio Orpheus (Russia), and can also be seen in the programs of Arte (France), Kultura, RTR, St. Petersburg – Channel 5 “(all – Russia). Petr Laul recorded a number of discs for Naxos, Aeon, Onyx, Harmonia mundi, Querstand, Integral Classic, King Records, Northern Flowers. In 2006, a disc from Aeon with works by Scriabin was released. In 2007-2008, Integral Classic and Aeon released discs with complete collections of trios and cello sonatas by Brahms. In 2010, Onyx released a disc with all the violin sonatas by R. Schumann with Ilya Gringolts.

Petr Laul is a laureate of international competitions in Bremen (Germany, 1995 – III prize and a special prize for the best performance of Bach; 1997 – I prize and a special prize for the best performance of a Schubert sonata) and the Scriabin Competition in Moscow (Russia, 2000 – I prize) .

The pianist was educated at the Secondary Specialized Music School-Lyceum at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (1990-1995) in the class of Professor A. Sandler, under whose guidance he continued his studies at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (1995-2000) and postgraduate studies at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (2000). -2002). Since 2002 he has taught a special piano class at the conservatory and lyceum school.

Source: Moscow Philharmonic website

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