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Vadym Kholodenko

Vadym Kholodenko

Vadym Kholodenko

Winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (2013), and also the Franz Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund (2011) and the Sendai Piano Competition (2010). During the 2014/2015 season, he was the first ever ‘Artist in Partnership’ of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, with which he performed the complete piano concertos of Prokofiev, gave chamber concerts and also embarked on international tours. As an esteemed chamber musician, he has worked with Vadim Repin, Alena Baeva and Alexander Buzlov. As a soloist, he has performed under the baton of such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Yuri Bashmet, Kazuki Yamada and Carl St. Clair, appearing with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, San Diego Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, RTVE Symphony Orchestra of Madrid, Orquesta Nacional de España and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. He has given recitals in Boston and Lucerne, at the Moscow Conservatory and at festivals in Aspen. In 2013, he was artist in residence at the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall. This past season, he has given concerts with the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine and toured the US with the Staatskapelle Weimar. He is artist in residence of the International Piano Series in Freiburg. His recordings for Harmonia Mundi have included Grieg’s Piano Concerto and Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Miguel Harth-Bedoya), which was Gramophone magazine’s ‘Editor’s Choice’. Recently released was his first album featuring Prokofiev’s Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 5. Kholodenko previously appeared at ‘Chopin and his Europe’ in 2017.


 

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