An Evening In With…Alexander Panfilov
Hastings International Piano presents a series of online short concerts. In these times when the livelihood of our musicians is at risk, we are launching this series to support the careers of our prizewinners and will be paying them a performance fee.
Join us on Friday 10 April for An Evening In With 2015 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition winner Alexander Panfilov.
L.Beethoven – Sonata op.57 (Apassionata) 1. Allegro assai
S.Scriabin – Etudé op.42 no.5
S.Rachmaninov – Prelude op.32 no.12
Chopin – Etudé op.10 no.1
Alexander Panfilov is one of the leading artists of his generation, who combines an extensive solo career with a passion for all forms of music making.
He is a winner of 15 prestigious International Piano Competitions, amongst which are Top of the World (Norway, 2019), Rina Sala Gallo (Italy, 2018), Jaen (Spain, 2016), as well as Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition 2015.
He has performed in Carnegie Hall NY, Wigmore Hall and St.Martin-in-the-fields London, Musikverein Vienna, Tonhalle Zurich, Athenaeum Bucharest, Philharmonies of Moscow and St.Petersburg, and many other venues around the globe, while as a soloist he played with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, La Verdi Orchestra Milan, City Orchestra of Granada, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Arctic Philharmonic, Manchester Camerata, and others. He was invited to perform at Interlaken Festival, Menuhin Festival, New Year Festival Gstaad, Oxford Lieder Festival, Ribble Valley Piano Week, Brighton Festival, and many other festivals. His performances were broadcast on Radio BBC 3, Radio SRF, Classic FM, Radio Nacional Espana, National Television of Romania, and on Medici.tv digital platform. He has recorded a Debut CD for Naxos, as well as several Chamber Music Albums.
Alexander Panfilov was born in Moscow and started playing piano aged 6, first at the Gnessin Music School and later at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Andrei Diev. He continued studies under full Scholarship at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music with Graham Scott, and at the Music University of Vienna with Jan Jiracek von Arnim.
Alexander Panfilov is an Honorary Associate Artist of the Royal Northern College of Music.