Including the twelve Op. 10 Études of Frédéric Chopin published in 1833, Chopin Barcarolle Op. 60 in F sharp minor ((1845-1846), other works of Chopin, and works of Liszt. With thanks to Gospel Pianos for the loan of the Bechstein piano.
Young Bulgarian pianist Evgeny Genchev has been steadily gaining wider recognition and critical acclaim. He has given numerous recitals and concerts across Europe, North America, China and Australia, and has won prizes at more than fifteen national and international piano competitions.
Evgeny Genchev was born in Bulgaria and began his piano studies with Professor Stella Oslekova at the Dobrin Petkov National School of Music and Dance in his hometown, Plovdiv. During this time, Genchev won numerous prizes at National and International competitions, including the Grand Prix from the Peter de Grote Festival, Groningen, 2006; First Prize from the Valery Gavrilin International Youth Competition, Vologda, Russia, 2007; and First Prize from the LISMA International Competition, New York.
On completion of his course in 2008, Genchev was presented with the Dobrin Petkov Grand Award for Musical Achievements. Genchev continued his education at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied piano under Christopher Elton and Hamish Milne, and the International Piano Academy ‘Incontri col Maestro’ in Imola, Italy, under the Russian pianist Boris Petrushansky (until 2013).
He has recently finished the Artist Diploma programme at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London with Ronan O’Hora and Martin Roscoe, after graduating with Distinction from the Master in Performance course.
Evgeny Genchev has given recitals in St Petersburg’s GlinkaPhilharmonic Hall, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, New York’s Steinway Hall, the Concert Hall of the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing, the National Palace of Culturein Sofia, and the Rossini Hall in Bad-Kissingen.