INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR PIANISTS IN MEMORY OF EMILE GILELS
The first International Competition for Pianists in Memory of Emile Gilels was held from October 28 to November 7, 2001 by A.Nezhdanova Odessa State Conservatoire with the aim to perpetuation the memory of outstanding pianist of the XXth century E.Gilels - Odessa born, graduator of Odessa State Conservatoire (1935), People's Artist of the USSR, Prize winner of all-Ukrainian and international competitions, Professor of P.Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatoire, laureate of Lenin and State premium of the USSR, honoured member of London Royal Academy of Music and Music Academy of Music and F. Liszt Music Academy (Budapest).
All jury members and outstanding worker of musical art expressed a wish that this Ukrainian competition of virtuosos would become traditional.
Address of the Competition Direction:
Odessa National Music Academy named after Nezhdanova 63 Novoselska street, Odessa, Ukraine
Tel. (0482) 26-78-76, 777-37-96
Fax. (0482) 26-78-76, 777-37- 96