Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Please note > Additional seating may be available at the door. Please contact the Box Office on 07 4961 9777.

Sydney International Piano Competition Presents
Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev In Concert

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev is the winner of the Percy Grainger Second Prize of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition where he also won the Isador Goodman Best Preliminaries Round 2 Recital Prize.

In April 2018 Arseny made his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra with Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto and is touring Europe this year under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington with Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto. He has recently become an exclusive recording artist for Decca Classics and his first CD under this label will be released in October 2018. In celebration Arseny will be touring Australia in October and November 2018.

Arseny is the grandson of famous Russian pianist Tatyana Nikolayeva – lifelong friend of Dmitri Shostakovich. Arseny is also the winner of the 5th International Scriabin Piano Competition, was awarded 2nd prize and special prize for the performance of Russian music at the Cleveland International Piano Competition and 2nd prize at the Grieg International Piano Competition in Bergen.

He has toured in Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Lithuania, Poland, Israel, Macedonia, China, Japan, USA and Mexico and performed with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra ‘Evgeny Svetlanov’, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed in the prestigious Christmas and New Year Eve Galas with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Maestro Valery Gergiev.

Arseny graduated with Honours from the Central Musical School of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, and is currently studying with Professor Sergey Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

Please note > Pre-show entertainment starts 6.45pm in the North Foyer.
Come along early and enjoy the wonderfully talented piano students of Mackay. Phoebe Peters, Monique Murphy, Rory Franklin and Georgia McFadzen have been busy throughout October for the Mackay Eisteddfod. These students will showcase their talents before the the show, starting at 6.45pm.

Please note > This event will be Cabaret Style in the North Foyer

Please note > Please refer to the special seating plan for an indication of the position of you table. The seating map for ticket sales is not a true indication of where the tables are located in relation to the stage area. If you wish to have more information regarding seating or your table's location please contact the Box Office directly.

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev In Concert > Seating Plan


Purchase Tickets

8 November, 2018
07:30 pm
MECC North Foyer
$35 Adult
$30 Friend/MECC Card
$30 Concession
$22 Student
$30 Group 6+

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