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Ivan Yanakov


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    Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
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    Années de pèlerinage, Deuxieme Année (Italie), S. 161: V. Sonetto 104 del Petrarca - Franz Liszt,
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    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D-Flat Major, S. 244/6 - Franz Liszt,
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    Sonata in B Minor, S. 178 - Franz Liszt,
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    Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514 "The Dance in the Village Inn" - Franz Liszt,
A winner of international competitions, Ivan Yanakov performs to great critical acclaim in over 30 countries in Europe, Australia, Asia and North America.
He has appeared in major halls, including New York’s Carnegie Hall Recital Hall, London’s Cadogan Hall, Sydney Town Hall, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Concert Hall, Sapporo Concert Hall, Okinawa Convention Center, Hong Kong City Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, and others. He is a frequent guest of international music festivals. In New York, he was awarded the Artists International Debut Series Prize at Carnegie Hall. 

Yanakov graduated from Mannes College of Music, and was a full-scholarship fellow at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy. He made his conducting debut with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, and is currently the Director of the London Chamber Players. Regular TV and Radio appearances on 3 continents, including live from the Los Angeles Museum of Art.
Regular masterclasses at major universities include the Birmingham Conservatoire. Jury president, the Russian Piano Competition in Sanremo, and jury member, the Ernest Bloch International Competition (Royal College of Music in London).
The artist’s latest albums include works by Franz Liszt and Ludwig van Beethoven.
His project, The Four Pianists, mixing classical and jazz, has successfully toured Europe, playing at Cadogan Hall London and in front of 4,000-strong audiences.


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