Sergey Belyavsky 2021
Supported by Club 32 donor Maurice Cashmere


2 November 1993


1st Prize Winner: International Piano Competition “Juries in competition” Salzburg (Austria)
1st Prize Winner Gegen den Strom International Piano Competition, Bad Ems (Germany)
Bronze Medal: Gina Bachauer International Artists Competition (Salt Lake City, USA) 
Second Prize and Audience Prize: International Franz Liszt Piano Competition (Budapest, Hungary) 

Sergey graduated from the Russian Central Music School, followed by Honours at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory under Prof. Elisso Virsaladze in 2016, and continued in Tel-Aviv at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in the class of Prof. Arie Vardi. He continued his studies at the Kalaidos Musikhochschule in Switzerland in the Meisterklasse of Professor Lev Natochenny. Since 2019 Sergey has also studied under Prof. William Nabore at Lake Como International Piano Academy and in the class of Prof. Marian Rybicki at École Normale de Musique de Paris “Alfred Cortot.”


Sergey has toured in Israel, USA, Germany, Spain, Italy, San Marino, France, Austria, Norway, Denmark, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, South Korea, Japan, China, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Ukraine, Poland, Greece, Morocco and Australia.


He has performed as a soloist with many internationally acclaimed symphony orchestras such as Musica Viva, Russian National Orchestra, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Szeged Symphony Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Kazakhstan State Symphonic Orchestra. He has performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, Berlin Konzerthaus, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Barcelona’s Palau de la Música Catalana, BOZAR in Brussels, Salle Gaveau and Salle Cortot in Paris and in the Keimyung Arts Center in South Korea. Sergey has released three solo CDs.



2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Tuesday 6 July 2021, 7.30pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

I. Allegro con fuoco ma non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Presto
IV. Allegro

XII. Chasse-neige
V. Feux follets
XI. Harmonies du soir



Semi Final Round

I. Préambule
II. Pierrot
III. Arlequin
IV. Valse noble
V. Eusebius
VI. Florestan
VII. Coquette
VIII. Réplique (Sphinxes)
IX. Papillons
X. A.S.C.H. – S.C.H.A.: Lettres Dansantes
XI. Chiarina
XII. Chopin
XIII. Estrella
XIV. Reconnaissance
XV. Pantalon et Colombine
XVI. Valse allemande
XVII. Paganini
XIX. Promenade
XX. Pause
XXI. Marche des Davidsbündler contre les Philistins

[Promenade I] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto
I. The Gnome
[Promenade II]. Moderato commodo assai e con delicatezza
II. The Old Castle
[Promenade III]. Moderato non tanto, pesamente
III. Tuileries
IV. Oxen
[Promenade IV]. Tranquillo
V. The Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks in their Shells
VI. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle
[Promenade V] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; poco sostenuto
VII. The Market at Limoges (The Great News)
VIII. Catacombs – With the Dead in a Dead Language
IX. The Hut on Hens’ Legs
X. The Great Gate of Kiev

Final Round

I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante cantabile
III. Allegretto

I. Grave – Doppio movimento
II. Scherzo – Più lento
III. Marche funèbre
IV. Finale. Presto

I. Andante con variazioni
II. Scherzo. Allegro molto – Trio
III. Marcia funebre sulla morte d’un eroe. Maestoso andante
IV. Allegro

I. Allegro moderato
II. Allegretto
III. Tempo di valzer, lentissimo
IV. Vivace

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in E major K.380
Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in D minor K.141