Anthony Baryshevsky will play Beethoven

In Kharkiv, famous Ukrainian pianist Antoniy Baryshevskyi is playing three masterpieces of late Beethoven, three of his last piano sonatas – No. 30 (Op.109), No. 31 (Op 110), No. 32 (Op 111).

The concert was organized by the VERE MUSIC FUND within the framework of the XXV International Music Festival “Kharkiv Assemblies”.

Saturday, October 13, 6:30 pm, The Great Hall of the Kharkiv University of Arts (Constitution square, 11/13). Free entrance.

On Sunday, October 14, at 11:00 am in the Chamber Hall of the University, winners of prestigious international competitions pianists Antoniy Baryshevskyi and Roman Lopatynskyi will meet with Kharkiv musicians, students and teachers. The meeting is dedicated to young musicians developing themselves and advancing their careers in the modern world.

Antoniy Baryshevskyi is a Ukrainian pianist, soloist of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine. Prize winner of many international competitions, including the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition (Israel) and the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Italy).

He studied at Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kyiv and the École Normale de Musique de Paris “Alfred Cortot”. He has performed in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Island, Russia, Belarus, Serbia, Romania, Poland, Israel, and the USA.

Antoniy has radio and TV recordings in Ukraine, Serbia, Italy, Denmark, and Spain. He released a few CDs featuring works by D. Scarlatti, C. Debussy, S. Rachmaninoff, M. Mussorgsky, O. Scriabin, H. Ustvolskaya under many labels, “Naxos” in particular.

The International Music Festival “Kharkiv Assemblies” embodies the Beethoven ideas of the unity of mankind with the help of classical music. This musical marathon lasts from two to four weeks each year. During that time concerts of students and teachers of the Kharkiv National University of Arts, Ukrainian and foreign musicians, as well as world-class master classes take place. The Festival was first held in 1991. International Competition of Musical Art “Kharkiv assemblies” is held within the framework of the Festival. In 2018, auditions will be held from October 7 to 11 in two categories – piano and vocals.

VERE MUSIC FUND supports talented young musicians by providing individual grants so that they can participate in international competitions and master classes. Fund Mission: we would like Ukraine to establish a strong presence on the International music scene and for talented Ukrainian musicians to enjoy worldwide recognition.