| ALEXANDER BONDURYANSKIY
Pianist Alexander Bonduryanskiy is a continuously member of "Moscow
Trio", which appeared in the class of leading chamber ensemble professor
of Moscow conservatoire Tatiana Gaidamovich.
A. Bonduryanskiy was born in 1945 in Herson (Ukraine). He started music
education there in the school and college under K.Dedova, A.Kamenskaya
and S.Zyuzina. At the age of 14 he performed his first concert. Later
Alexander had concerts with the orchestra (Mozart, Grieg, Rachmanninov).
In 1962 - 1967 A. Bonduryanskiy studied in Kishinev conservatoire (Moldova).
His professor was A.Sokovnin. In 1964 A. Bonduryanskiy got the 1st prize
at the Republican competition and Interrepublican competitions (1965,
1966). In these years he had big concert activity, performing solo programs
and concerts with orchestras of Moldova, Ukraine and Latvia.
In 1967 - 1969 A. Bonduryanskiy entered Post-graduate of Moscow conservatoire
in the class of well-known pianist Dmitri Bashkirov. Communication and
friendship with him influenced a lot to young musician. But playing in
the chamber ensemble class of Tatiana Gaidamovich has predetermined his
future music life. More than thirty years A. Bonduryanskiy is connected
with chamber ensemble performing art and teaching, music science, and
of course with "Moscow Trio".
In 1969 - 1971 A. Bonduryanskiy taught in Kishinev conservatoire, later
in a music college under Moscow conservatoire. Since 1980 his worked in
Moscow conservatoire, at first as an assistant in a class of Gaidamovich,
then as a teacher (1984), assistant professor (1990) and since 1995 as
a professor of chamber ensemble class. At these years he brought up many
ensembles, which became laureates of different All-Russian and International
competitions. Among them "Brahms-Trio", "Anima-Quartet",
"Consonance-Quintet", lots of sonata duets. His master classes
pass with a great success in Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Latvia, Spain,
Germany, Finland, Switzerland, USA and other countries.
In 1989 A. Bonduryanskiy defended a thesis "Brahms' Piano trios".
He also has scientific works about piano trios, composer's styles (Brahms,
Dvorak, Smetana, Beethoven, Sviridov), questions of art interpretation.
In his repertoire there are music by Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and other composers. But the main concert activity is connected with "Moscow trio".
A. Bonduryanskiy was a laureate of International competitions in Munich (1969), Belgrade
(1972), Budapest (1975) and Bordeaux (1976). Together with his colleges
V.Ivanov and M.Utkin he performed in many International Festivals and
A. Bonduryanskiy is a People's Artist of Russia (1994) and Moscow Prize
Laureate in literature and art (1997). He is a Jury member of different
competitions, the President of the organizing committee of the International Association of chamber music, continuously member of organizing committee of S.I.Taneev chamber ensemble competition.