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Ilya Rashkovskiy
Russia
Age 24





At age six, Ilya Rashkovskiy began to perform his own compositions for piano. In 2000 he moved to Germany following his success at the Vladimir Krainev competition.  He has since performed in several important concert venues in Asia, Europe, and Russia, including the Bolshoi Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Osaka’s Symphony Hall, and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. As soloist with orchestra, he has collaborated with the Czech National Symphony, the London Mozart Players, New Japan Symphony, and the Orchestre National de Lille.  Most recently he toured Germany with the Kiev National Orchestra, toured Holland with the Limburg Symphony Orchestra, and took part in the La Roque d’Antheron Piano Festival in France. www.interartists.nl

Competition and Awards:
2007  Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Fourth Prize
2005  Hong Kong International Piano Competition, First Prize
2005  Jaén International Piano Competition, First Prize
2004  Valsesia-Musica International Piano Competition, First Prize

Professional Training:
2000-  Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover
1993-2000  Novosibirsk Special Music School

Teachers:
2000-  Vladimir Krainev
1993-2000  Mary Lebenzon


2009 VAN CLIBURN COMPETITION REPERTOIRE

PRELIMINARY RECITAL
Beethoven  Sonata in A-flat major, Op. 110
Chopin  Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Rachmaninoff  Sonata No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 36

SEMIFINAL RECITAL
Schumann  Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (including Posth. Variations)
Hagen  Suite for Piano
Prokofiev  Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83

SEMIFINAL CHAMBER
Franck  Piano Quintet in F minor

FINAL RECITAL
Beethoven  Sonata in C minor, Op. 111
Ravel  Une barque sur l'océan from Miroirs
Stravinsky  Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka

FINAL CONCERTI
Chopin  Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Prokofiev  Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16


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vcf - 24 Apr 2009
vcf - 27 Mar 2009
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