Ilya Rashkovskiy


17 November 1984


Jury Discretionary Award: International Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Competition (Russia)
First Prize: Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (Japan)
First Prize, Citta di pinerolo Competition
Third Prize: Arthur Rubinstein Piano Masters (Israel)
Fourth Prize: Queen Elisabeth Competition (Belgium)

Ilya Rashkovskiy made his debut with the Irkutsk Chamber Orchestra at eight years old. From 1993 to 2000 he studied in Novosibirsk with Professor Lebenzon, at the Hochschule für Musik, Hannover until 2009 under Professor Vladimir Krainev, and most recently at the École Normale Supérieure Cortot in Paris with Professor Marian Rybicki.

He has performed with the Mariinsky Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra ‘Evgeny Svetlanov’, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. He has played in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam,
the Suntory Hall Tokyo, the Symphony Hall Osaka, the Bolshoi Hall of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, the Mariinsky Concert Hall St. Petersburg and the Salle Pleyel Paris.

In 2014, he made recordings with violinist Park Ji-Yoon, pianist Giuseppe Andaloro and cellists Giovanni Sollima and Monika Leskovar. In November 2015 he recorded the complete Alexander Scriabin Piano Sonatas on the NAR label.

2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Carl Vine: Toccatissimo (2011)
Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise Fantasie in A♭ Major Op.61

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.12 in C♯ minor S.244
  1. Allegro agitato
  2. Non allegro
  3. Allegro molto

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Allegro molto sostenuto
  2. Andante assai
  3. Allegro con brio, ma non leggiere
  1. Allegro
  2. Scherzo: Assai vivace
  3. Adagio sostenuto
  4. Introduzione: Largo – Fuga: Allegro risoluto

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegro molto
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro vivo
  4. Allegro quasi presto
  1. Allegro brillante
  2. In modo d’una marcia. Un poco largarmente
  3. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo, Molto allegro

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

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