鋼琴家│阿列克謝.瓦洛金(Alexei Volodin)  

 

瓦洛金定期與當今一流的管弦樂團合作,包含紐約愛樂、萊比席布商大廈管絃樂團、蘇黎世市政廳管弦樂團、倫敦交響樂團等,合作過的指揮有葛濟夫、馬捷爾、夏伊、費多榭耶夫、辛奈斯基、普雷特涅夫、畢契柯夫、佛斯特、亞諾夫斯基等名家。

近期較重要的演出,包含與斯圖加特廣播交響樂團、巴伐利亞廣播交響樂團、馬林斯基劇院管弦樂團、史卡拉劇院學院管弦樂團合作。而出版的錄音包含了與杜林義大利廣電公司交響樂團、丹麥國家交響樂團、荷蘭愛樂、鹿特丹愛樂、皇家愛樂、班貝格交響樂團、智利聖地牙哥市立交響樂團等的合作。

瓦洛金也相當活躍於獨奏會的演出,曾參與倫敦的國際鋼琴系列演出,以及於維也納音樂廳、義大利維琴察奧林匹克劇場、古本金基金會、里斯本、法蘭克福劇院、慕尼黑海克力斯廳、柏林愛樂廳、荷蘭皇家大會堂等重要場館演出。瓦洛金並且也是許多音樂節的常客,像是拉羅克迪昂特榮、熱狂之日、聖彼得堡白夜、莫斯科復活節等音樂節,2014/15樂季也獲邀成為國際頂尖俄國馬林斯基劇院駐院藝術家。

瓦洛金曾經在不少品牌留下錄音作品,像是 Live Classics、ABC Classics、Challenge Records等。他的舒曼、拉威爾、史克里亞賓獨奏作品專輯,曾在《Piano News》雜誌中被撰文評論:「這份錄音展示了瓦洛金是當今最好的鋼琴手...相當傑出」。而他早先的蕭邦錄音,則在《Diapason》雜誌贏得五顆星評價等殊榮,而最近他也發行了拉赫曼尼諾夫的獨奏作品專輯。

1977年瓦洛金生於俄國聖彼得堡(時稱列寧格勒),在葛涅辛音樂院師從莎琳那、查克曼,並在莫斯科音樂院師事維莎拉茲,2001年他參與義大利的科莫湖國際鋼琴學院,並在2003年贏得瑞士的安達國際鋼琴大賽。瓦洛金現在同時也是史坦威藝術家。

 

 

Alexei Volodin, Pianist

Volodin regularly works with the world's top orchestras, among them the New York Philharmonic, Gewandhaus-Orchester Leipzig, Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich and the London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor collaborations include Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Chailly, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vasily Sinaisky, Mikhail Pletnev, Semyon Bychkov, Lawrence Foster and Marek Janowski. 

Recent highlights have included Radio-Sinfonieorchester des SWR Stuttgart, Symphonieorchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and l'Orchestra dell'Accademia del Teatro alla Scala. Forthcoming engagements include RAI Turin, the Danish National Symphony, the Netherlands Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras as well as the Bamberger Symphoniker and Orquesta Municipal de Santiago de Chile.  

Recitals are a prominent part of Volodin's engagements and following on from his critically acclaimed debut at London's international Piano Series, this season he performs at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Teatro Olimpico Vicenza, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Munich's Herkulessaal, Berlin's Philharmonie and Amsterdam's Concertgebouw. 

Alexei Volodin is a regular artist at Festivals including the Bad Kissingen Sommer, La Roque d'Anthéron, Festival La Folle Journée, Sommets musicaux in Gstaad, White Nights in St. Petersburg and the Moscow Easter festivals. 

Volodin has recorded with record labels such as Live Classics (Germany), ABC Classics (Australia) and Challenge Records (Netherlands). His recording of solo Schumann, Ravel and Skriabin works was released by Challenge Records in 2011 and prompted Carsten Dürer to write in Piano News that "this last recording shows that Alexei Volodin is one of the very best pianists of today ... outstanding". His previous release, a recital programme of works by Chopin, won a Choc Classica and was awarded five stars by Diapason. His most recent recording of solo Rachmaninov works was released by Challenge Records in 2013. 

Born in 1977 in Leningrad, he studied under Irina Chaklina and Tatiana Zelikman at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music and later with Elisso Virsaladzé at the Moscow Conservatoire. In 2001 he continued his studies at the International Piano Academy Lake Como (Italy). He gained international recognition following his victory at the Géza Anda Piano Competition in Zurich (Switzerland) in 2003. 

Alexei Volodin is an exclusive artist for the company Steinway and Sons.