Rustam Muradov
Supported by Club 32 donor Bunny Gardiner Hill


14 October 1987


First Prize: 8th Almaty International Piano Competition (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
First Prize: Alexei Skavronsky Competition (Volgodonsk, Russia)
Second Prize: Gyorgos Thymis International Piano Competition (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Second Prize: Mykola Lysenko Music Competition (Kiev, Ukraine

Rustam Muradov launched his piano career in Vladikavkaz, graduating from the Middle Specialised College of Music of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Rustam has taken part in prestigious international piano competitions held in Kazakhstan, in the Southern Highlands of Australia (where he won equal second prize in 2011), in Pörtschach, Austria and in Odessa, Ukraine. He received the Yuri Temirkanov Prize in 2004. and in 2010 he received the Prize of the President of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia.

Rustam has taken part in masterclasses with Sergei Osipenko, Mira Yevtich, Alexander Sandler, Nina Seryogina, Daniel Pollack, Willem Brons and Dmitri Bashkirov. He has toured extensively throughout Russia, Germany, Austria, Italy, Estonia, France, China, and Australia, performing with conductors such as Valery Gergiev. Hobart Earle, Dorian Wilson, Timor Zangiev and Vladimir Spivakov. Rustam has also performed with high profile orchestras including the Mariinsky Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and the Odessa Symphony Orchestra.


2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Sunday 4 July 2021, 3.00pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

I. Capriccio. Presto energico
II. Intermezzo. Andante
III. Capriccio. Allegro passionato
IV. Intermezzo. Adagio
V. Intermezzo. Andante con grazia ed intimissimo sentimento
VI. Intermezzo. Andantino teneramente
VII. Capriccio. Allegro agitato

I. Moderato   
II. Andante con moto  
III. Finale. Allegro

Carl Vine: Toccatissimo
Dominico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in B minor K.87

Semi Final Round

I. Prélude. Moderato
II. Choral. Poco più lento – Poco allegro
III. Fugue. Tempo I

X. La Cathédraleengloutie 

Theme. Andante

Variation 1. Poco piu mosso

Variation 2. L’istesso tempo

Variation 3. Tempo di Minuetto

Variation 4. Andante

Variation 5. Allegro (ma non tanto)

Variation 6. L’istesso tempo

Variation 7. Vivace

Variation 8. Adagio misterioso

Variation 9. Un poco piu mosso

Variation 10. Allegro scherzando

Variation 11. Allegro vivace

Variation 12. L’istesso tempo

Variation 13. Agitato


Variation 14. Andante (come prima)

Variation 15. L’istesso tempo

Variation 16. Allegro vivace

Variation 17. Meno mosso

Variation 18. Allegro con brio

Variation 19. Piu mosso. Agitato

Variation 20. Piu mosso

Coda. Andante

Maurice Ravel: Menuet sur le nom d’Haydn

VI. Toccata. Vif.

Final Round

I. Sposalizio

I. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen – Im Legendenton – Erstes Tempo –Adagio – Im Tempo 
II. Mässig. Durchaus energisch – Etwas bewegter – Viel bewegter 
III. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten – Etwas bewegter– Nach und nach bewegter und schneller – Adagio

I. Noctuelles

II. Oiseaux tristes

III. Une barque sur l’océan

IV. Alborada del gracioso

V. La vallée des cloches

I. Infernal Dance
II. Lullaby
III. Finale 

Maurice Ravel: Prélude

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