Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Moscow native Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev comes from a family of musicians. He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory and currently studies at the Lake Como International Piano Academy. He has played in Russia at the Great, Small, and Rachmaninoff Halls of the Moscow Conservatory, and has also toured in many different countries, including Australia, China, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, which featured a performance at Carnegie Hall.

In 2015, Mr. Tarasevich-Nikolaev recorded his first CD with Debussy's first livre of Preludes and L'isle Joyeuse, as well as Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit on the Acousense Label. In October 2018 his Decca Classics CD was released, featuring pieces by Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Medtner, Prokofiev, and Nikolaeva. Apart from having a career as a soloist, Mr. Tarasevich-Nikolaev enjoys performing as a chamber musician with repertoire including Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Grieg, Messiaen, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and others.

Age: 26
Country: Russia
Professional Training: 
    2017 - present   Lake Como International Piano Academy
    2011 - 2018       Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
    2000 - 2011       Moscow Central Music School
    2011 - 2018       Sergey Dorensky
    2000 - 2011       Alexander Mndoyants
Competitions and Awards:
    2016    Sydney International Piano Competition, Second Prize
    2013    Cleveland International Piano Competition, Second Prize, Special Prize for Russian Music
    2012    International Scriabin Piano Competition, First Prize

Text Piece

PRELIMINARY RECITAL                                                       
Bach                      The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book I
                                    Prelude in E-flat minor; Fugue in D-sharp minor, BWV 853
Mozart                   Sonata in B-flat major, K. 333
Tchaikovsky            Morceaux, Op. 72: Méditation
Chopin                    Etude in C major, Op. 10, No. 1
Liszt                        Transcendental Etude No. 12: Chasse-neige, S. 139
Rachmaninoff          Études-tableaux in D major, Op. 39, No. 9
SEMIFINAL ROUND                                                               
Rachmaninoff          Moments musicaux, Op. 16
Rachmaninoff          Études-tableaux in C minor, Op. 33, No. 3
Prokofiev                 Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82

FINAL ROUND                                                                    
Phase I
Mozart                    Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488
Phase II
Tchaikovsky            Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23