Ivan Karizna & Kiryl Keduk
Sat, 29 August 2015 | 20:15 hour
Sat, 29 August 2015 | 20:15 hour
Door tickets: € 15.00
Presale: € 15.00
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Students (upon presentation of college ID): € 5.00
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor op. 40
Italian Suite for cello and piano (1932)
Romantic virtuoso music
Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov …
Ivan Karizna, cello
Kiryl Keduk, piano
Kiryl Keduk was born in Grodno in Belarus in 1987 and made his public debut with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Belarus at the age of ten. From 2007 he was a pupil of Boris Petrushansky at the Accademia Pianistica Incontri Col Maestro at Imola in Italy and since 2007 he has studied under Piotr Paleczny at the Frederic Chopin University Of Music in Warsaw. In 2013 Kiryl has graduated the International Artist Diploma Course under Graham Scott at the Royal Northern College Of Music.
Kiryl was the winner of the James Mottram International Piano Competition in Manchester in 2010, with an outstanding performance of Chopin’s First Piano Concerto with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under Owain Arwel Hughes.
Kiryl has won numerous awards. He was a prizewinner in the Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev, subsequently winning first prizes in national and international piano competitions in Minsk, Bucharest, Antonin, Danzig, Varna and in Marsala. He has also been a prizewinner at the Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Bydgoszcz in Poland. Already Kiryl’s international career has taken off brilliantly and he has played as soloist with orchestras such as National Philharmonic of Russia, Nice Philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic, National Philharmonics of Ukraine and Belarus, Sicilian Symphony, Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia, Krakow Philharmonic, Baltic Philharmonic, among many others. He has played in the Mozarteum in Salzburg, at the Steinway Hall in New York, the Sala Verdi in Milan, the Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tokyo and the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, at the National Philharmonic Halls in Kiev and Warsaw. His festival appearances have included the Maggio Musicale in Florence and the Frederic Chopin Festival in Geneva among many others venues. In the autumn of 2009 at the Kissinger KlavierOlymp at Bad Kissingen in Germany, Kiryl won both the 1st Prize and the Audience Award – so far the only participant of this competition since it began in 2003 to have gained both; he performed as soloist the following year in the closing gala concert of the Kissinger Sommer music festival with the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Sanderling.
In 2013 has been released Keduk’s debut album “My Polish Diary” for the famous american label Delos.
Since 2013 Kiryl Keduk is an artistic director of the international music festival “TyzenHouse” at his hometown Grodno in Belarus.
Ivan Karizna was born on February 7, 1992, into a family of musicians. He started learning music at the age of 5, and at a little over 7 he began taking cello classes from Vladimir Perlin, the famous teacher and a Belarus Artist of Honour.
In June 2011 Ivan Karizna won the third prize at the Fourteenth International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. He is laureate of about 10 International Competitions, he has played at different venues in Belarus, Russia, Belgium, the UK, France, the
USA, the Netherlands, Portugal, Bulgaria, Bahrain, and Lithuania, including such famous concert halls as the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Salle Pleyel and Cite de la Musique
(Paris), Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels), and others. He has taken part in
international festivals: Musica Mundi (Belgium), Festival International de Colmar
(France), “Moscow Welcomes Friends” (Russia), and the Yuri Bashmet International
Music Festival (Belarus). He has played as a soloist with such orchestras as
Moscow Virtuosi (conductor Vladimir Spivakov), the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony
Orchestra (conductor Valery Gergiev), the Porto National Orchestra (conductor James Judd), the Academic Symphony Orchestra of theSaint Petersburg Philharmonic Society (conductor Alexander Dmitriev), the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (conductor Ion Marin), Strasbourg Philarmonic orchestra (conductor Ivan Meyelmans), Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra (conductor Mihail Yurowsky), Musica Viva (conductor Alexander Rudin) and others. In 2013 he made a tour in Germany with chamber orchestra „Moscow Virtouosi“ (conductor Vladimir Spivakov), he has played in such musical halls as Die Glocke (Bremen), Laeiszhalle (Hambourg), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Tonhalle (Dusseldorf) and others. In the same year he became a Winner of International Suggia Prize in Porto, Portugal.
Ivan Karizna played chamber music with such great artists as Ivry Gitlis, Gidon Kremer, Yury Bashmet, Dong-Suk Kang, Yuri Bashmet, Christian Tezlaff, Jerome Ducros, etc.
He was awarded a stipend and a grand prize by the Belarus President’s Special Fund
for Talented Youths. He also has a stipend and a grant from the Vladimir Spivakov International Charitable Foundation.
In 2014 Ivan made a graduation exam at Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse de Paris and got a highest mark: “Very good with congratulations of the jury” wher he was studying from 2009 with famous French cellist and teacher Jerome Pernoo.
In December 2014 Ivan Karizna was nominated a laureate of prestigious foundation Banque Populaire in France.