"Where words leave off, music begins." - Heinrich Heine

Andrey Gugnin

Born in 1987, Andrey Gugnin has been involved in music since the age of seven. He studied with Professor Vera Gornostaeva at Moscow Conservatory, graduating in 2010. The young Russian pianist has already impressed juries and audiences at a great number of international competitions, including the International “Cittá di Cantù” Piano Competition, where he won 1st Prize in 2009. Then, in 2014, Gugnin won the Gold Medal and the Audience Prize at the renowned International Gina Bachauer Piano Competition in Salt Lake City. In 2007 Gugnin made his début CD recording, featuring both Shostakovich piano concertos. By now he has already gained a great deal of experience as a concert pianist, with performances in significant concert halls in more than 20 countries – venues such as the Moscow Conservatory Tchaikovsky Hall, the Musikverein in Vienna, Auditorium du Louvre, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, and Carnegie Hall

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Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr Vol. 34 / Live Recordings 2015
Henri Sigfridsson & others