Kiev-born pianist Alexei Grynyuk displayed tremendous interest in music from his early childhood and at just six years old started giving his first concerts. He attracted wide attention at the age of thirteen when he won the first prize at the Sergei Diaghilev All-Soviet-Union piano competition in Moscow. By then he had already been touring Eastern Europe as a soloist as well as performing Mozart and Chopin piano concertos with Ukrainian orchestras.
Later he went on to achieve numerous awards at international piano competitions including first prizes at the Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev and the Shanghai International Piano Competition in China.
Enjoying world-wide critical acclaim Alexei Grynyuk was described by ‘Le Figaro’ as a “…master of transparent and sovereign touch…astonishing personality and absolutely transcendental virtuosity”.
“…sublime playing…Breathtaking performance…It seemed a young Horowitz was reborn.”Pianoworld Magazine, Amsterdam«Audiences can’t get enough of this brilliant young musician.»
On 04 October 2014, at Holy Trinity Church, Claygate, Alexei Grynyuk will perform an extensive classic programme comprising masterpieces of Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt and Mussorgsky. Everyone is welcome to share the exciting atmosphere of classic music and enjoy the excellence of the exceptionally talented performer.
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata K466 in F minor
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata K20 in E
Chopin: Nocturne in B opus 9 no.3
Chopin: Polonaise ‘Heroic’ op.53
Liszt: Petrarc Sonnet 123
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition