Artists

Alexej Gorlatch

Piano

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"...finesse and maturity...expressive and musical"  The New York Times, 2007



"... the most poetically expressive account of Chopin’s Etudes I have ever heard: none of pianism’s big beasts, past or present, could have done better" The Independent, 2011



From the age of eleven, numerous awards at national and international competitions have marked the progress of Ukrainian pianist ALEXEJ GORLATCH, born in Kiev in 1988.



Recent achievements have included winning the first prize at the Axa Piano competition in Dublin, Ireland and the Silver Medal at the prestigious 2009 Leeds Piano competition in the UK " for a performance of Beethoven's Emperor Concerto that was immaculate in its poetry and aggression." (The Guardian). In 2006, Alexej was First Prize winner of the prestigious Hamamatsu International Piano Competition 2006 in Japan, won the Audience Favourite Prize of the Beethoven International Piano Competition in Bonn 2007 and the highly reputed German Musikpreis 2008 as the first pianist in recent 15 years.



Alexej Gorlatch’s burgeoning career has seen him participate in the International Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj, Harrogate Festival in the UK and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and give acclaimed recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, the Salle Cortot in Paris and the Kioi Hall in Tokyo, amongst other prestigious music centres.  He has played concertos with leading orchestras of Japan including the NHK, Tokyo Symphony, Yomiuri Symphony and Nagoya Philharmonic, as well as Hallé Manchester, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic, the State National Orchestra of the Ukraine and numerous orchestras in Germany.



 

Discography

  • アレクセイ ゴルラッチ ベートーヴェン:ソナタ2014.02.03 on sale Amazon
  • アレクセイ ゴルラッチ ルール・ピアノ・フェスティバル/ライブ録音2013.08.19 on sale Amazon
  • アレクセイ ゴルラッチ ベートーヴェン2012.03.13 on sale Tower Records
  • アレクセイ ゴルラッチ モーツァルト/ベートーヴェン/ショパン/ブリテン/バルトーク:ピアノ作品集2010.08.06 on sale HMV Amazon Tower Records
  • アレクセイ ゴルラッチ ショパン/シューマン/ドビュッシー2010.06.01 on sale Amazon