Alexey Lebedev, pianist.
Charismatic and powerful stage presence, technical mastery at the keyboard and lyrical poetic passion in the sound.
..into the eye of a hurricane...
...ins Auge eines Orkans geführt...
At the age of 14 Lebedev made his orchestral debut playing Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto in C minor Op. 18. He regularly plays as a soloist in numerous recitals, orchestra concerts and as a chamber musician with the Duo Arte Mozart.
Fabulous Piano Virtuoso
fascinates the audience and the press worldwide
With numerous awards and top prizes, including the legendary Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano, the Maria Canals International piano Competition in Barcelona, the Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia, Alexey Lebedev belongs to the elite of the young generation at the piano. In 2011 he won first prize at the 62nd Gian Battista Viotti International Piano Competition in Vercelli, Italy, considered to be one of the most demanding competitions for young performers.
Alexey Lebedev graduated summa cum laude from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia and from the University of Music and Drama Hanover in Germany. He has workes at different master classes and workshops with great Artists such as Alfred Brendel, Leon Fleisher, Dmitry Bashkirov, William Grant Nabore, Joaquin Soriano, Xu Zhong, John O'Conor, Tamas Ungar.
Sonata in C Minor Hob.XVI:20
Sonata in E-flat Major Hob.XVI:49
Sonata in C Major Hob.XVI:50
Sonata in E-flat Major Hob.XVI:52
This year Alexey Lebedev presents his new program with four most famous piano sonatas by Joseph Haydn. "Haydn-fun!!" in several cities in Germany: Knittlingen, Holzminden, Bad Oeynhausen, Rysum, Bremen, Isernhagen, Xanten, Meerbusch, Bocholt, Genthin, Remscheid, Gehrden, Altena, Oldenburg.
The Lebedev's recitals in 2013 include also the pieces by Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven, Manuel de Falla, Maurice Ohana (modern french composer), Salvador Brotons (modern spanisch composer).
In 2012 Alexey Lebedev got an invintation to work as Professor at the Piano Department at the Kyungsung University in Busan (South Korea), one of the most progressive university in South Korea. Since then he successfuly teaches the young talented piano generation in South Korea. On the piano lessons Lebedev shares with students his knowlege of a piano playing: technical principle and sound imagination in piano music, the structure of music pieces and fantasy at the performance, the stage presence and competition expierence. His lecture at the University about piano technic is one of the most popular class at the piano department.