A master class with Andrei Gavrilov

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. As we say goodbye to 2015, I’m posting this master class given by Russian pianist Andrei Gavrilov. I interviewed Gavrilov in 2013 and his interview is one of the most fascinating of all my 40 filmed interviews with eminent classical pianists (you can view them all here)….

Andrei Gavrilov in conversation with Melanie Spanswick

My twenty-sixth interview is with the Russian concert pianist Andrei Gavrilov, who I met at Monkton Combe School near Bath (in the UK) a couple of weeks ago, before he gave a series of master classes in the West Country. Andrei Gavrilov was born in Moscow in 1955 into an artistic family.  His father Vladimir Gavrilov…

A Master Class with Andrei Gavrilov

Master class opportunities are usually plentiful and they can be useful on many levels, but coaching sessions with outstanding artists are indeed rare, especially those encouraging the inclusion of pianists who essentially play for their own pleasure. Andrei Gavrilov is a pianist of the highest calibre, with a once stratospheric career. This week he has…

Andrei Gavrilov gives masterclasses in the UK

Andrei Gavrilov, the distinguished International concert pianist, is visiting the UK next month to give a series of masterclasses.  All pianists are welcome to attend and/or perform in these exciting events, which are being held in the West Country at the end of November and beginning of December. Pianists, piano ensembles, piano teachers and students (of a high standard), amateur or professional, are very welcome…