Russia | Age 26
Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Preliminary Round Recital I
Bass Performance Hall
SCHUBERT Sonata in E-flat Major, D. 568
WAGNER-LISZT Overture from Tannhauser
BOUCOURECHLIEV Orion 3
Yury Favorin has played in many of the world’s major concert halls, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Cite de la musique in Paris, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, and the Rachmaninov Hall at the Moscow Conservatory. He has given recitals in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, and Sweden, and has worked with such leading conductors as Marin Alsop, Pierre Boulez, and Kazuhiro Koizumi, among others. Currently a postgraduate student at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Mr. Favorin began learning piano at age ﬁve, and entered the Gnessin Specialized Musical Primary School in Moscow three years later. Competition credits include major prizes at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, the Olivier Messiaen Competition, and from the György Cziffra Foundation. He also received a diploma from Russia’s Ministry of Culture.