Andrey Gugnin

Andrey is the winner of the Ernest Hutcheson First Prize of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition. He is also the winner of the Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize, the Miriam Hyde Best 19th or 20th Century Concerto Prize, the Hephzibah Menuhin Best Violin and Piano Sonata Prize and the Roger Smalley Best Preliminaries Round 1 Recital Prize. In addition, as part of his first prize, he received concerto performances with Maestro Valery Gergiev in the 2016/2017 Contemporary Piano Faces Mariinsky International Piano Festival St Petersburg, a concerto engagement with the London Philarmonic Orchestra in 2018, a CD recording for Hyperion Records, recitals in Konzerte im Thümer-saal Bochum Germany 2017, the Bard Music Festival in New York State and Newport Festival Rhode Island 2017 along with recitals and orchestra engagements in Australian cities in 2016 and 2017.

Andrey tours as a recitalist, a chamber music partner and a soloist with orchestras having performing in more than twenty countries and at venues including Carnegie Hall in New York, Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, the Eastman School of Music, the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, the Moscow International House of Music, the Louvre, the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, the Zagreb Opera and Vienna’s Musikverein.

He has collaborated with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Symphony Orchestra of the Saint-Petersburg Cappella, The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo New City Orchestra, the Israel Camerata, the Utah Symphony Orchestra, the Asko Schönberg ensemble and the Camerata Salzburg and Raanana Symphonette among other. He has been welcomed as a guest artist at the Ruhr Piano Festival, the Mariinsky International Festival, the Musical Olympus festival, the Art-November International Festival of Arts, Vivacello, Ars-longa, the Ohrid Summer Festival, the Summer Evenings in Zagreb festival, the Youth Festival in Aberdeen and the Bermuda Islands Performing Arts Festival and many others.