14–25.08.2017 Astana, Kazakhstan

Jury

Piano / Competition

Albert Mamriev

Since 1998 when Albert Mamriev won the 1st Prize at „Delia Steinberg International Piano Competition“ in Madrid, he has established himself internationally as one of the most versatile pianists of his generation. Prizewinner of many international piano competitions such as: "China International" in Peking, "Gina Bachauer" in Salt Lake City, "Citta Di Marsala" in Sicily, "Delia Steinberg" in Madrid, "Tunbridge Wells" in London, "MoriceClairmont" in Tel-Aviv, "Vianna Da Motta" in Lisboa, "Scottish international" in Glasgow, "Olym" in Netania, "Mauro Paolo Monopoli" in Barletta, "Seiler" in Kitzingen, and "UNISA" International Music Competition" in Pretoria - Albert Mamriev performing with the world famous Orchestras like Royal Scottish National, Israel Chamber, Mexico Symphony, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Pretoria Symphony, Haifa Philharmonic, Shenzhen Symphony, Göttinger Symphony, Beijing Symphony, Wernigerode Chamber, Bacau Symphony under the baton of Tan Li Hua, Alexander Lazarev, Christoph Mueller, Enrique Batiz, Flavio Florence, Gal Alterovich, Nicoletta Conti, Mauricio Linari, Salvador Masconde, Christian Fitzner, Ovidiu Balan and many others.

Yuri Didenko

Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist Yuri Didenko has performed recitals and with orchestras in the best concert halls of Moscow, including Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory and Moscow International House of Music, cities of the former Soviet Union and abroad: USA, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Greece, Malta, Chile, China, countries of Western Africa, Turkey, Cyprus, South Korea.

Paolo Baglieri

Paolo Baglieri is one of the most prominent personalities of his generation. Acclaimed as “a pianist that perfectly mixes his personal view with the composer’s ideas”, he is the winner of many international piano competitions. He has performed in Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Palestine, Israel and Chile for over 300 concerts in some of the most important concert halls: Taormina, Catania, Lucca, Rome, Turin, Pistoia, Bologna, Verona, Castle of Galeazza, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels, Castle d’Ursel, Haifa, Jerusalem, Madrid, Santiago of Chile among others.

Timur Urmantcheev

Timur Urmancheev is one of the brightest representatives of Kazakhstan's academic musical art. The creative space of the pianist covers different spheres of his professional activity. Bright soloist, a great accompanist, a brilliant partner in chamber music that’s how you one describes Timur Urmancheev. In the creative unions with Timur Urmancheyev there were well-known Kazakhstan and foreign musicians, among them many recognized masters of musical performance. Speeches of the laureate of international competitions Timur Urmancheev always are a significant event in the cultural life of the country. Touring activities of Timur Urmancheev covers, in addition to the Republic of Kazakhstan, various cities of near and far abroad (France, Austria, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Finland, etc.).