Breguet and the Geneva Competition are proud to announce the release of a new album in March 2020 by young Russian pianist, Dmitry Shishkin, first prizewinner (ex aequo) of the 2018 Geneva competition and the Breguet Special Prize laureate. He performs works by Medtner, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.
The Geneva International Competition (Le Concours de Genève) is one of the world’s leading music competitions. It aims at discovering, promoting and supporting young talented artists. The Breguet Special Prize is awarded to one of the prizewinners of Competition and consists of an album recording with an orchestra. This initiative is aimed at providing invaluable support to help boost laureates’ careers.
Dmitry Shishkin has been critically acclaimed by the international press for his creative approach to music, his individuality and his brilliant piano skills. In Shishkin’s playing the audience can hear both excellence and playfulness. In June 2019, he was awarded the Silver Medal at the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition. In November 2018, Dmitry won the First Prize at the 73rd Geneva International Music Competition where he performed with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
In 2020, Dmitry Shishkin a young pianist will give a number of recital concerts, where he will perform the program recorded in the album: 7 March at Winners & Masters in Munich, 11 March in Geneva, 23 March at Pianissimes in Paris, 29 March in Kirchheimbolanden (Germany), 20 April in Abu Dhabi, 26 April in Otsu (Japan) and 30 April at London Pushkin House.
Discover the new album following the link http://hyperurl.co/dshishkin-breguet
Music collection to discover
Over the past fifteen years, Breguet and the Concours de Genève have built a unique collection of recordings that are now available to the public through the online store, as well as via digital music services. Rare and often outstanding moments with artists at the dawn of their careers, are now accessible to everyone.
Discover the music collection at https://estore.concoursgeneve.ch/gb/