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THE WINNERS: LUKA OKROS

THE WINNERS: LUKA OKROS | JAQUES SAMUEL PIANOS COMPETITION 2014

Two important appointments will be this year in the annual concert series THE WINNERS, dedicated to young pianists rewarded at national and international competition.
The first concert will see as protagonists the georgian pianist LUKA OKROS, winner of the Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition 2014.

Luka Okros (Okrostsvaridze) was born in Georgia, where he participated in many concerts, master classes, festivals and competitions. He is a winner of the Award of the President of Georgia. Following the advice of Vladimir Spivakov Luka moved to Russia to study. The Spivakov Foundation, Helena Roerich Foundation and Mikhail Khubutia, President of the Union of Georgians in Russia, continue to support him.
After graduating from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he was under the tutelage of Professor Sergei Dorensky, Luka moved to London. He is currently studying for a Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music with Norma Fisher, where he is generously supported by a Ruth West Scholarship and a Stanbridge Drake-Brockman Award.
 Luka has performed in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Japan, South Africa, Georgia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Canada. In 2009, he gave his debut recital in Carnegie Hall, New York with Daniil Trifonov, Yury Revich and Narek Arutyunian
 
Awards:
Winner - Tbilisi International Piano Competition for youth 2003 (Georgia)
Laureate - Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition 2010 (Ukraine)
Winner - Almaty International Piano Competition 2011 (Kazakhstan)
Special Prize Winner - UNISA International Piano Competition 2012 (South Africa)
Winner - The Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition 2014 (United Kingdom)
Winner  - Piano Campus International Competition 2015 (France)
Winner - Chappell Medal Competition 2015 (United Kingdom)
Winner - Tillet Trust Award 2015 (United Kingdom)
Semifinalist award winner - Maria Canals International Competition 2015 (Spain)

The Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition has taken place annually since 1996. This competition aims to provide students with an opportunity to compete against like minded musicians, to gain experience in piano specific competitions and give outstanding students the opportunity to perform at well known London concert venues. The competition takes place throughout October and November.
The winner will perform a solo recital at Wigmore Hall and at the Fazioli Auditorium in Sacile, Italy. The Wigmore Hall Recital will be recorded and he/she will receive 500 professionally produced CDs. A further four entrants will win a solo lunchtime recital at St James's Piccadilly.
The competition is open to all students (first year to postgraduate) of the four main London music colleges: Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.


PROGRAM:

ROBERT SCHUMANN (Zwickau, 1810 - Bonn, 1856)
Fantasia op. 17 in do maggiore

SERGEJ RACHMANINOV (Velikij Novgorod, 1873 - Beverly Hills, 1943)
Preludio op. 3 in do diesis minore

FRANZ LISZT (Raiding, 1811 - Bayreuth, 1886)
Grand Étude de Paganini n. 6 in la minore

FRYDERYK CHOPIN (Želazowa Wola, 1810 - Paris, 1849)
Sonata op. 35 n. 2 in si bemolle minore

DOMENICO SCARLATTI (Napoli, 1685 - Madrid 1757)
Sonata in re minore L108

SERGEJ RACHMANINOV (Velikij Novgorod, 1873 - Beverly Hills, 1943)
Moments Musicaux op. 16 n. 4

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 1862 - Paris 1918)
Chiaro di Luna

FRANZ LISZT (Raiding, 1811 - Bayreuth, 1886)
Rapsodia Ungherese n. 2

In collaboration with

 

Reservations from May 25th.
Tickets: from € 8 to € 15 euros.
 

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