Andrey Gugnin.
2016 Winner


5 March 1987


Roger Smalley Best Preliminaries Round 1 Recital
Sydney International Piano Competition
Hephzibah Menuhin Best Violin and Piano Sonata
Sydney International Piano Competition
Miriam Hyde Best 19th or 20th Century Concerto
Sydney International Piano Competition
Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto
Sydney International Piano Competition
Ernest Hutcheson First Prize
Sydney International Piano Competition
Gold Medal and Audience Award: Gina Bachauer Artists Piano Competition (USA)
First Prize: Valsesia Musica International Competition (Italy)
Second Prize: International Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Competition (Austria)
Second Prize: EPTA International Piano Competition Svetislav Stancic (Croatia)

Andrey graduated from the Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in 2010, where he studied under Professor Vera Gornostaeva; since 2016 he has been studying at the International Piano Academy Lake Como with Stanislav Ioudenitch and William Naboré.

Andrey has toured as a recitalist, a chamber music partner and as a concerto soloist, performing at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, at 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,
Teatro Verdi in Trieste and in Vienna’s Musikverein. He has collaborated with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the St. Petersburg Cappella
Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and the Asko Schönberg Ensemble, among others.

He has been a guest artist at the Ruhr Piano Festival, Mariinsky International Piano Festival, Ohrid Summer Festival, Zagreb Summer Evenings Festival and
the Bermuda Islands Performing Arts Festival, among others.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Franz Liszt:

  1. Faribolo Pastour S.236/1
  2. Transcendental Étude No.5 ‘Feux Follets’

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Vsevolod Zaderatsky: Prelude and Fugue D Major from ‘24 Preludes and Fugues’
Michael Kieran Harvey: 48 Fugues for Frank Zappa No.6: G-Spot Tornado (2009)
Jean Sibelius: Impromptu in B minor Op.5 No.5
Maurice Ravel: Miroirs No.3 ‘Une Barque sur l’Ocean’
Mily Balakirev: Islamey – Fantasie orientale Op.18

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Romanza: Andantino con moto, ma sempre espressivo
  2. Scherzo: Allegro
  3. Meditazione: Andante con moto
  4. Finale: Allegro non troppo
  1. Feuillet d’album
  2. Poème fantasque
  3. Prélude
  1. A♭ Major
  2. F minor
  3. F Major
  4. A minor
  5. E minor
  6. G♯ minor
  7. C♯ minor
  8. D♭ Major
  9. G♭ Major
  10. B minor
  11. A minor
  12. C minor

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Adagio sostenuto – Presto
  2. Andante con variazioni
  3. Presto
  1. Molto moderato quasi lento – Allegro
  2. Lento con molto sentiment
  3. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino
  3. Rondo. Presto

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Andante. Allegro
  2. Tema con variazioni
  3. Allegro, ma non troppo