Karen Kornienko

Karen Kornienko
Russian Federation
Moscow

Karen Kornienko was born in Astrakhan (Russia). After graduating from the Moscow conservatoire where he studied under professors E. Malinin and V. Gornostaeva, he then continued as a postgraduate student under professor V. Gornostaeva. Karen Kornienko was a prizewinner at the I and II International Scriabin piano competitions in Nizhny Novgorod (1995) and Moscow (2000), and won the Grand Prix and 4 special prizes in the II International Rachmaninov competition (Moscow, 1997). He is a Laureate of the "New Names" International Charity Programme and is a soloist of the Moscow State Philharmony. He has toured extensively in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Austria, Italy etc. The pianist has performed at many music festivals. Mstislav Rostropovich highly appreciates Karen's talent, and invited him to perfom at the Evians festival in France, where he played Rachmaninov's III piano concerto with great success. He had Rachmaninov recital on the "Settimane musicale di Stresa " festival in Italy, took part at the many music festivals in Germany and Russia. He has toured extensively in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Austria, Italy etc. Many of the recitals were broadcasted by the radio and TV companies (BBC, The Radio of Russia, The Radio " Orpheus " TV channel " Culture " , " Mezzo " etc.) Karen Kornienko is very interested in the genre of piano transcriptions, and has given-solo programmes of his own transcriptions based on Tchaikovsky ' s, Liadov ' s, Rachmaninov ' s, Ghlinka ' s, Bizet ' s music as a regular part of his repertoire. In 2001 there was published CD, consisting of Rachmaninov piano pieces, In 2003 - CD including only piano transcriptions by K.Kornienko, based on Tchaikovsky ' s ballet " Nutcracker " and " Swan Lake " , and Liadov ' s Three Fairy tale pictures for the symphony orchestra " Baba Yaga " , " Enchanted Lake " and " Kikimora " . In 2003 there was published the scores of the Symphonic suite by K.Kornienko on P.Tchaikovsky ballet " Nutcracker ". In 2016 was a premiere of CD & DVD "Wreath of Waltzes". In 2017-2018 6 books and CDs with his transcriptions and Variations were published. Karen Kornienko graduated from the Moscow conservatoire (professors E. Malinin and V. Gornostaeva) He is a prizewinner at the I and II International Scriabin piano competitions in Nizhny Novgorod (1995) and Moscow (2000), and won the Grand Prix and 4 special prizes in the II International Rachmaninov competition (Moscow, 1997). He is a Laureate of the "New Names" International Charity Programme and a soloist of the Moscow State Philharmony. The pianist has performed at many music festivals. Mstislav Rostropovich highly appreciates Karen's talent, and invited him to perfom at the Evians festival in France, where he played Rachmaninov's III piano concerto with great success. He had Rachmaninov recital on the "Settimane musicale di Stresa " festival in Italy, took part at the many music festivals in Germany and Russia. Many of the recitals were broadcasted by the radio and TV companies (BBC, The Radio of Russia, The Radio " Orpheus " TV channel " Culture " , " Mezzo " etc.) Karen Kornienko is very interested in the genre of piano transcriptions, and has given-solo programmes of his own transcriptions based on Tchaikovsky ' s, Liadov ' s, Rachmaninov ' s, Ghlinka ' s, Bizet ' s music as a regular part of his repertoire. In 2001 there was published CD, consisting of Rachmaninov piano pieces, In 2003 - CD including only piano transcriptions by K.Kornienko, based on Tchaikovsky ' s ballet " Nutcracker " and " Swan Lake " , and Liadov ' s Three Fairy tale pictures for the symphony orchestra " Baba Yaga " , " Enchanted Lake " and " Kikimora " . In 2003 there was published the scores of the Symphonic suite by K.Kornienko on P.Tchaikovsky ballet " Nutcracker ". In 2016 was a premiere of CD & DVD "Wreath of Waltzes". In 2017-2018 6 books and CDs with his transcriptions and Variations were published. Karen Kornienko graduated from the Moscow conservatoire (professors E. Malinin and V. Gornostaeva) He is a prizewinner at the I and II International Scriabin piano competitions in Nizhny Novgorod (1995) and Moscow (2000), and won the Grand Prix and 4 special prizes in the II International Rachmaninov competition (Moscow, 1997). He is a Laureate of the "New Names" International Charity Programme and a soloist of the Moscow State Philharmony. The pianist has performed at many music festivals. Mstislav Rostropovich highly appreciates Karen's talent, and invited him to perfom at the Evians festival in France, where he played Rachmaninov's III piano concerto with great success. He had Rachmaninov recital on the "Settimane musicale di Stresa " festival in Italy, took part at the many music festivals in Germany and Russia. Many of the recitals were broadcasted on the radio and through famous TV companies (BBC, The Radio of Russia, The Radio " Orpheus " TV channel " Culture " , " Mezzo " etc.) Karen Kornienko works mostly in the sphere of piano transcriptions, and gives solo programmes of his own transcriptions based on Tchaikovsky 's, Liadov 's, Rachmaninov 's, Ghlinka 's, Bizet 's music as a regular part of his repertoire.

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