Nikolay Khozyainov is one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. His musicality and formidable technique have thrilled audiences around the world. Still in his twenties, his featured recitals and concerto engagements have already included sold-out performances on all continents at the world's foremost stages, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington, Wigmore Hall in London, the Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Tokyo's Suntory Hall, Sydney Opera House, Tonhalle in Zurich, Palazzo Quirinale in Rome, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid and many others.
Among many others, Khozyainov has performed with the London Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland.
At the present time, Khozyainov lives in Germany, where he has received an advanced degree at the Hannover Hochschule fur Music under the guidance of Professor Arie Vardi. Khozyainov's growing list of awards includes being the youngest finalist of the XVI International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, in October 2010. In 2012 he was awarded, in the same year, 1st prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition and 2nd prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition. Khozyainov additionally received the following special prizes: "Best performance of both Concertos voted by members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra", "Best performance of a work by Liszt", "Best performance of a work by Schubert", "Best performance of a virtuoso study and "Youngest finalist".
Wednesday, October 11
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F)
$40 General Public | $30 Seniors and Students
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