Andrei Shychko

A native of Bobruisk, Belarus, Andrei Shychko began studying music at age seven, and now studies at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. He has participated in many competitions, including 2014 European Delphic Games, where he won the Gold Medal; the 2014 Takamatsu International Piano Competition, where he won a prize for the Best Performance of the Compulsory Competition and a special prize from the City of Takamatsu; and St. Petersburg's International Junior Piano Competition in 2009, where he won the Grand Prix. He has participated in festivals as well, among them the Faces of Modern Pianism at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2015 and Belarus's the Magic of Piano Festival in 2011.

He regularly gives solo performances and concerts with orchestras in Belarus, Germany, France, Japan, and Russia. Mr. Shychko also composes, and has been working on a concerto for piano and orchestra for the past six years.

Age: 24
Coutry: Belars
Professional Training:
    2014 - present    Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory
    2013 - 2014        Belarussian State Academy of Music
    2007 - 2013        Republican Music College
Teachers:
    2014 - present    Mikhail Voskresensky
    2007 - 2014        Natalia Tashchylina
Competitions and Awards:
    2018     Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition, First Prize
    2016     Città de Cantù International Piano and Orchestra Competition, First Prize in   Romantic Category
    2015     Brest International Piano Competition, First Prize in Chopin and Liszt categories

Text Piece

PRELIMINARY RECITAL                                                       
Mozart                  Sonata in C major, K. 330
Chopin                  Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54
Stravinsky              Trois mouvements de Petrouchka

SEMIFINAL ROUND                                                                                                       
Recital
Liszt                       Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418
Scriabin                  Sonata-Fantasy No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19
Mussorgsky            Pictures at an Exhibition

FINAL ROUND                                                                    
Phase I
Mozart                     Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, K. 482

Phase II 
Rachmaninoff           Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30