Valery Kuleshov

Honoured Artist of Russia
Winner of International Competitions


Valery Kuleshov, a Gold Medallist at the Busoni Int'l. Piano Competition in Italy (1987), a Silver Medallist at the Ninth Van Cliburn Int'l. Competition (1993), and a First Prize winner at the Pro Piano Int'l. Competition in New York (1998), Russian pianist, Valery Kuleshov, is among the most brilliant virtuosos of the new generation. "He has everything: the fingers to negotiate the virtuoso repertory, the musicality and imagination to make the most familiar music sound fresh and compelling" - The New York Times. At the age of nine, as a student at the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory, he made his concert debut with orchestra in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Years of study with the world's most acclaimed musicians, including Dmitri Bashkirov, Vladimir Tropp, Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Leon Fleischer have helped create the foundation for a spectacular international performance career including appearances in Russia, the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, and the Dominican Republic. Valery Kuleshov has also performed in the world's best concert halls including New York's Carnegie Hall, the Milan Conservatory and the Great Halls of the Moscow Conservatory and St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Additionally, he has been a guest artist at numerous international music festivals and has made many recordings for labels such as JVC Victor, MCA Classics and Philips. In 1997, by decree of President Yeltsin, Valery Kuleshov was awarded the title "Honoured Artist of Russia." "What sound! What allure! What a musician!"- Le Monde, Paris.

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