Grigory Sokolov


Grigory Sokolov

Grigory Sokolov is considered one of the world’s greatest living pianists. He amazes both public and critics alike; by using little pedal, and thus superior finger-work, he draws from the concert grand an immense variety of sounds; he has an unlimited palette of colours, a spontaneous imagination and a magical control of line. His interpretations are poetic and highly individual and he has an unbelievably wide repertoire ranging from the 12th century music of Perotinus through to 20th century composers.

Born in Leningrad, he began music studies when he was five years old and at the age of sixteen he embarked upon a great international career, having been awarded the First Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

Grigory Sokolov is a regular guest of the most prestigious concert halls and festivals of Europe. He has worked with orchestras including the London Philharmonia, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, New York Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Montreal Symphony, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Moscow and St. Petersburg Philharmonics, and has worked with many of the world’s most prominent conductors including Myung-Whung Chung, Valery Gergiev, Herbert Blomstedt, Neeme Järvi, Sakari Oramo, Trevor Pinnock, Andrew Litton, Walter Weller and Moshe Atzmon…


Date City Venue Country
23/04/14 - 19:00 Grigory Sokolov in St. PETERSBURG Philharmonia RU
Time: 19:00.
28/04/14 Grigory Sokolov in BUDAPEST Palace of Arts HU
02/05/14 Grigory Sokolov in BERGAMO Teatro Donizetti IT
09/05/14 - 20:15 Grigory Sokolov in GRONINGEN Tbc NL
Time: 20:15.
11/05/14 - 20:15 Grigory Sokolov in AMSTERDAM Concertgebouw NL
Time: 20:15.
13/05/14 - 20:15 Grigory Sokolov in ARNHEM Concert Hall NL
Time: 20:15.
14/05/14 - 20:15 Grigory Sokolov in ROTTERDAM Concertgebouw NL
Time: 20:15.
16/05/14 - 19:30 Grigory Sokolov in Zurich TONHALLE CH
Time: 19:30.
19/05/14 - 20:30 Grigory Sokolov in BOLOGNA Teatro Manzoni IT
Time: 20:30.
23/05/14 Grigory Sokolov in Brescia Teatro Grande IT



Recital program for the period January –  August 2014:


F. Chopin      Sonata nr. 3 in b minor op. 58
Allegro maestoso
Scherzo: molto vivace
Finale – Presto non tanto – Agitato

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F. Chopin      10 Mazurkas
Mazurka  in A minor op. 68 n° 2                   Lento
Mazurka  in F major op. 68  n° 3                  Allegro ma non troppo
Mazurka in C minor op. 30 n. 1                    Allegretto non tanto
Mazurka in B minor op. 30 n. 2                    Vivace
Mazurka in D-flat major op. 30 n. 3             Allegro non troppo
Mazurka in C-sharp minor op. 30 n. 4         Allegretto
Mazurka  in G major  op. 50 n. 1                  Vivace                                   
Mazurka  in A flat major op. 50 n° 2            Allegretto
Mazurka  in c sharp minor  op. 50 n° 3       Moderato
Mazurka  in f minor  op.  68 n° 4                 Andantino


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