Alexey Botvinov, an international well known Ukranian/Russian pianist, on Bösendorfer
The pianist played within a classical series on the Russian television channel TVC Bosendorfer model 225 in St. Petersburg.
Born in Odessa, Alexey Botvinov begins his musical studies with Prof. S.L. Mogilevskaya and finishes his studies at the Mosow conservatory with Prof. A.A. Kardaschow. Only 19 years old he won the Allunions - Rachmaninow - competition in Moscow. He became soloist of the Philharmony and was nominated as teacher at the conservatory. Being the assistant of Prof. Gornostayeva at the famous Moscow Conservatory Botinov increased his musical knowledge.
In more than 20 countries the pianist performed on festivals world wide, i.e. the Chopin Festival in Poland and in Zurich. In October 2007 he made a tour through Asia and was celebrated with standing ovations.
At the beginning of 2009 Alexey Botvinov played within a classical series on the Russian television channel TVC the following program on Bosendorfer 225 in St. Petersburg:
Brahms, Intermezzo a-moll Opus 76
Rachmaninov – Botvinov, Romanze: Frühlingsfluten
Schumann, aus Kinderszenen: "Kind im Einschlummern"
Liszt, Sonett Petraka 104
P. Tschaikowsky: Herbstlied aus Zyklus Jahreszeiten
Alemdar Karamanov: Ave Maria
J. S. Bach-Busoni: Fragment aus einer Chaconne
P. Tschaikowsky aus dem Zyklus Jahrszeiten: Troika