Eduard Kunz

Boasting a history of winning 13 competitions,
Rated as “Tomorrow's Great Pianist”, Russia's promising newcomer!

Just sensational!
Kunz's technique and music produced are out of this world...
(The Herald, Scotland 2011)

“Kunz's performance in the finals was by far one of the best I've heard in many years. Technique is brilliant, articulation quick and clear in the pianissimo passages, and the forte is rough with just a hint of ambiguity.” Enveloping the entire venue in an instant, precisely shifting dynamics, a rainbow of tones, singing-like phrasing and touch that doesn't feel like a keystroke, and Kunz brings all these mastery to the music. It was all about one thing: Beethoven's Waldstein, Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12, and the masterful transformation of the great and familiar works into music of Kunz's own profound expression. “(Chris Waddington, New Orleans International Piano competition 2010)

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Born in Siberia. Studied under Mikhail Khokhlov at the Gnessin Special Music School. Subsequently, he studied with Andrei Diev at the Moscow Conservatory, where he achieved excellent results. He then studied under Norma Fisher and Mark Ray at the Royal Northern College of Music in England, where he won a gold medal.

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, He has performed and been broadcast frequently with almost all major orchestras, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and has also appeared on TV with Tugan Sokhiev, Christian Mandale, Edward Gardner, Gerard Schwartz, Lothar Koenigs, Gary Walker, and Clarke.・Collaborated with conductors such as Randel, Mark Stevenson, Alejandro Posada, Josep Cavalle-Domenech, Alexander Joel, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Barry Weazwer and David Angus. Listed among the 10 greatest pianists of tomorrow by BBC magazine.

In the 2011-2012 season, he continued to play an active role internationally, with the Deutsches Symphoniker Berlin (Berlin Philharmoniker), Philharmonia Orchestra (Royal Albert Hall), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Castilla y León. Symphony Orchestra, Nederland Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Toulouse Capitole, Braunschweig State Orchestra, Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), Louvre Hall (Paris), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Verdi Music He has given recitals at the University Hall (Milan), and has also been active in recordings for BBC Radio 3, Radio France, Berlin Deutsche Broadcasting, etc.

He has won 13 international competitions, including the Georges Enesco International Competition (Bucharest), the New Orleans International Competition, and the Paderewski International Piano Competition. in London), and many awards such as the Richter Prize from the Hattori Music Foundation, Dame Myra Hess, Yamaha Europe Music Foundation, Spivakov Foundation, and Rostropovich Foundation.

Moscow Philharmonic Society Artist, Verbier Music Festival Laureate Artist, BBC Radio 3 Emerging Artist (2006-2008), Yamaha Artist.

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