|With the recent release of the complete concerto works by Tchaikovsky, Konstantin Scherbakov's endless repertoire accomplishments continue to amaze. A very special repertoire choice has formed the artist’s profile with the accent on rarely performed and highly demanding virtuoso programs. Konstantin Scherbakov has realized some of today’s most unique and significant recording projects. |
Konstantin Scherbakov has given solo performances in 35 countries; he has played in some of the most prestigious concert halls such as Wigmore Hall London, Prinzregententheater Munich, Tonhalle Zurich, Beethovenhalle Bonn, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Berlin, Rudolfinum Prague, Victoria Hall Singapore, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Konzerthaus Vienna among others.
Konstantin Scherbakov has been guest to important international music festivals such as Salzburg, Bregenz, Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Bad Kissingen, Schubertiade, Colmar, Liszt Festivals in Raiding and Weimar, among others.
Konstantin Scherbakov performed as soloist with more than 60 orchestras, among others with the Tonhalle Orchestra, Munich Symphony, George Enescu Philharmonic Bucharest, Montreal Symphony, Singapore Symphony, etc.
Konstantin Scherbakov’ recordings received many prizes and awards such as Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik and the Cannes Classical Award. The pianist was one of the first artists signed by EMI Classics for their Debut-Series. In 1995 he became a "BBC International Artist".
During the 2010/2011 season Konstantin Scherbakov gave his debut on the South American continent playing a recital in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and in Sao Paulo. One of the highlights of the season were concerts with the Weimarer Staatskapelle under Christian Thielemann in Weimar and Bayreuth - a live Europe wide broadcast performance of Liszt's works.
Born in Barnaul, Russia, Konstantin Scherbakov made his debut the age of 11. Soon after, he moved to Moscow to study at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire with Lev Naumov. The winner of the 1st Rachmaninoff Competition in 1983, Konstantin Scherbakov performed with all the leading orchestras of the former Soviet Union. Scherbakov launched his international career in 1990 at the XXth Chamber Music Festival of Asolo.
Since 1998 the pianist has been professor at the Zurich University of the Arts. He is a jury member in major international competitions and he regularly holds master classes all over the world.
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