Bach - Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother
Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue No.7 in A major
Scriabin - Album leaf Op. 45 No.1
Scriabin - Sonata No.5 Op. 53
~ Intermission 15-min ~
Rachmaninoff - Etudes-tableaux Op. 39
Nikolai Saratovsky is an internationally acclaimed Russian concert pianist. He began his piano studies at the age of six and gave his first solo recital when he was only nine and performed with a symphony orchestra shortly after. Nikolai entered the prestigious Central Music School in Moscow at the age of fifteen. Saratovsky then was accepted to enroll at the Moscow State Conservatory under the guidance of Professor Elena Richter. He graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory with the Academic Excellence Award in 2010, and completed his Masters in 2013. Saratovsky`s development is followed by world renowned artists such as Dmitry Bashkirov, Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri, Philipp Entremont, Jerome Lowenthal, Michel Beroff, Robert Roux and Artiom Agazhanov.
Nikolai Saratovsky is the recipient of the numerous awards including the Russian President Award in recognition of his musical accomplishment.
2003 – Andorra International Piano Competition (III Prize)
2004 – Porto International Piano Competition (Portugal, V Prize)
2005 – Moscow Central Music School International Piano Competition (I Prize)
2006 – Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (Japan, VI Prize)
2007 – International Piano Competition in Ruza (Moscow region, III Prize)
2010 – Ferrol International Piano Competition (Spain, III Prize) 2011 – Ferrol International Piano Competition (Spain, I Prize)
2013 – International Piano Competition “Spanish composers” (Madrid, Spain, II Prize)
2013 – International Piano Competition “Arcangelo Speranza” (Taranto, Italy, III Prize)
2014 – International Piano Competition “Arcangelo Speranza” (Taranto, Italy, II Prize, Audience Prize) and jazz music.
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