Praised for his subtle interpretations and refined technical mastery, British pianist Alexander Ullman has impressed audiences and critics worldwide with his deep understanding of the scores he interprets, his elegant touch and crystalline phrasing.  The winner of the 2017 International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht, Alexander has appeared with the finest orchestras around the world including the Philadelphia Orchestra, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Beijing’s NCPA Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, and St. Petersburg Philharmonic, to name a few.  He has toured with violinist Barnabas Kelemen, as well as performed in the finest halls and festivals around the world including La Jolla SummerFest, the Montreal Chamber Music Festival, and closed the 2017 Lille Piano(s) Festival with Orchestre de Picardie under Jean-Claude Casadesus.

In Spring 2019, Rubicon released his first album, featuring Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Prokofiev’s Six Pieces from Cinderella, as well as Stravinsky’s Petrushka and Firebird suites.

Alexander first came to international attention in 2011 after winning the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in Budapest. From 2014 to 2017 he was represented by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). Born in London, in 1991, he studied at the Purcell School, the Curtis Institute and the Royal College of Music, completing his Artist Diploma as the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellow in 2017 (awarded by the Philip Loubser Foundation). His teachers have included William Fong, Leon Fleisher, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Robert McDonald, Dmitri Alexeev, Ian Jones and Elisso Virsaladze.

PROGRAM

HAYDN: Sonata in G major No. 54
BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 21. ‘Waldstein’ Op 53
BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 22, Op 54
SCHUBERT/LISZT: Ave Maria, S558/12
SCHUBERT/LISZT: In der Ferne (Schwanengesang), S560/6
SCHUBERT/LISZT: Der Wanderer, S558/11
SCHUBERT/LISZT: Die Forelle, S563/6

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