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PIANIST

ARTEM YASYNSKYY
"OUT OF ORDINARY"

Jeremy Nicolas, International Piano 

Artem Yasynskyy "can cares the most beatiful sound from the Keyboard. Indeed, he is a master" 

David Denton, David's Review Corner 

"Recital that (...) ranks ​from start to finish among the very best I've heard anywhere in the world" 

John W.Lamberti, CVNC North Calorina

"…[Mr. Yasynskyy] brings authority and panache to all the performances, and his considerable technique serves the music’s expression instead of calling attention to itself. The sound is excellent."
Rob Haskins, "American Record Guide"

"…pianists who play with a lean tone, light touch, narrow range of dynamics, sparing rubato, lively tempos, and very limited use of the pedal. Artem Yasynskyy pretty much follows this interpretive formula, but with the highest skill, the most sensitive artistry. In fact, after listening to his performances, I can say that if Naxos had wanted a single pianist for the project, he might well have been a top choice. He is that impressive"

Robert Cummings, ClassicNet

Artem plays "with the compelling advocacy needed to show these neglected works in the best possible light."

Jeremy Nicholas, Gramophone

"Eine herausragende Aufnahme auf dem hohen Niveau" 

José Luis Arévalo, Ritmo

"Yasynskyy produced a big sound (...) and showed an uncanny ability to match the colours of the orchestra" 

Cincinnati Enquirer 

"In this newest Naxos volume pianist Artem Yasynskyy pretty much follows this interpretive formula,but with the highest skill, the most sensitive artistry. (...) Listen to how the pianist seems to enact all sorts of laughter and fun in one of the most joyous Scarlattian romps you'll ever hear." 

Robert Cummings, Classical Net

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BIOGRAPHY

Artem Yasynskyy was born in 1988 in Donetsk, Ukraine into a family of classical musicians. At the age of

seven he became a pupil at the Special School for Gifted Children run by the Prokofiev Academy in

Donetsk and gave his first concert when he was eight years old.

 

A scholarship granted by the Ukrainian Government from 2006 to 2010 enabled him to study at the

Prokofiev State Academy of Music with Albina Oryshchuk graduating in 2010 with Honours.

 

Artem Yasynskyy moved to Germany in 2010 in order to continue postgraduate piano studies at the

University of the Arts in Bremen with Professor Patrick O’Byrne. In 2018 he completed the degree

of Konzertexamen with Honours and joined the Piano Faculty, where he is currently a Principal subject

Piano Teacher. In 2021 he won the substitute professorship at the University of Arts Bremen.

 

During his studies in Bremen Artem Yasynskyy received many scholarships by important foundations

such as the London Keyboard Charitable Trust (England), the Clavarte Foundation (Switzerland), the Steinway Award in Hamburg and the Hans and Stefan Bernbeck Foundation, the „Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben“, (Germany), Vere Music Fund (Ukraine).

 

2021 Artem Yasynskyy won the second prize -"Percy Grainger Second Prize"- at the

Sydney International Piano Competition and five other prizes -  "Rhondda Gillespie Best Performance of a Twentieth-Century work",  

"Best Performance of a work from any period before 1950 by a rarely-played and unduly neglected composer", "Best Program Construction in the Semi Final or Final", "Ignaz Friedman Best Semi Final Recital", "Isador Goodman Best Encore in the Preliminary or Finals".

He also participated with great success in numerous international competitions and music

festivals. In 2015 he was gold medallist at the Cincinnati Piano Competition and prizewinner at the Honens

Piano Competition in Calgary, Canada. He won prizes at the Gian Battista Viotti Competition in Vercelli,

the Sendai International Music Competition and the Gina Bachauer Competition in Salt Lake City, the Top

of The World Competition in Tromsø, Norway, the Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev, the Manhattan Music Competition and the First German Competition of Polish Music (Leschetizky Competition).

 

He performed at numerous festivals such as the "Gina Bachauer Piano Artist Concert Series ", the Honens

Festival in Calgary, Canada, the Paderewski Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina (USA), the “Bremer

Musikfest”, the “Raritäten der Klaviermusik” in Husum, Germany, the “Kiev Musical Summer

Evenings Festival” and many others.

 

Numerous concert appearances have taken him on tour to Canada, USA, Australia, Japan, South Korea,

Italy, Spain, Greece, Norway, Russia and throughout Germany. He performed in prestigious venues such as

the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (December 2016), the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Hamburg Laeiszhalle, Jack Singer Hall in Calgary, Kyiv Philharmonie, the Sendesaal Bremen, the Bremer "Glocke".

 

His first CD was released by the Naxos Grand Piano label in 2015 and features works by Józef Hofmann.

His second CD of Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti was released by the Naxos Label in January 2018. 

Piano pieces of

Joseph Hofmann by

Grand Pianos Naxos Label

18 Sonatas

 of Domenico Scarlatti by

Naxos Label

Benjamin Britten and

Jehan Alain recorded by Husum Festival - Danacord

SOLO + ORCHESTRA

Mozart Sonata D major for two pianos K 448   Allegro   Andante   Allegro molto   piano duo
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Mozart Sonata D major for two pianos K 448 Allegro Andante Allegro molto piano duo

1st movement: Allegro con spirito (00:00) 2nd movement: Andante (7:58) 3rd movement: Molto Allegro (17:04) This Sonata is also well-known for the Mozart-effect. Read more http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3893543/ DEUTSCH: W.A.Mozart - Sonate D-Dur KV 448 (KV 375a) für zwei Klaviere (Klavierduo) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonate für zwei Klaviere, KV 448 Zum ersten Mal führte Mozart selbst seine Sonate für zwei Klaviere in D-Dur zusammen mit der Pianistin Josepha von Aurnhammer im November 1781 auf. Man sagt von der hoch begabten Pianistin, sie sei heftig in Mozart verliebt gewesen, der sie auch selbst unterrichtet hat. Bei ihm allerdings blieb die Beziehung rein musikalisch; er äußerte über die offenbar recht kräftig gebaute junge Frau: "Die freulle ist ein scheusal! – spielt aber zum entzücken." Die Sonate nähert sich zwar bereits dem Klavierkonzert an und besitzt durchaus sinfonische Elemente. Dennoch zeigt sie das Wesen einer reinen Klaviersonate, die Mozart genial mit den Prinzipien des Konzertanten verbindet. Das zweite Klavier hat also keinen "Orchesterpart" inne wie bei späteren Doppelsonaten anderer Meister, sondern besitzt ebenso wie die erste Stimme absolute Eigenständigkeit in einem opernhaft gesanglichen, spielerischen Dialog, der mit perfekter Ausgewogenheit auf die beiden Instrumente verteilt ist. 1. Satz: Allegro con spirito (00:00) 2. Satz: Andante (7:58) 3. Satz: Molto Allegro (17:04) KOREAN: 모차르트 두 대의 피아노를 위한 소나타 라장조 KV448 RUSSIAN: Вольфганг Амадеус Моцарт Соната для двух фортепиано (фортепианный дуэт) ре-мажор KV 448 (KV 375a) в трёх частях Perfomers: Patrick O'Byrne, 1st piano LINKS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SF9MmvNs8s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVEf0... http://www.hfk-bremen.de/en/profiles/... Artem Yasynskyy, 2nd piano LINKS: http://www.artemyasynskyy.com/ http://www.youtube.com/artemyasynskyy https://www.facebook.com/artemyasynskyy Soundengineer - Matthias Nordhorn Video montage - Thilo Schmahl