Sunday, December 24, 2023

Gugnin 10th Anniversary Orbit

 Friday January 12th and Sunday 14th at 6pm

Andrey Gugnin, piano

10-year anniversary visit to Eelswamp

Winner 2023 International German Piano Award


Winner of 2014 Gina Bachauer Competition
Winner of 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition
Winner Instrumental Award, BBC Music Magazine Awards, 2020

"Gugnin’s new disc is nothing short of disarming. This is some of the finest Liszt-playing one is likely to encounter these days..." — Gramophone Magazine

"An all-Shostakovich triumph from pianist Andrey Gugnin" and recording of the month

"Gugnin's nervy, energised and involved playing... made him the clear winner." - Peter McCallum, Sydney Morning Herald 24 July 2016

"What really impressed was Gugnin’s assurance – his absorbed, crystalline playing – so by the cadenza ... you were beguiled by a flawless technique." David Truslove,, commenting on the LPO performance, January 2018

Friday, January 12th, 6pm: 'Classic Piano' Competition program. 

Andrey's repertoire for the Classic Piano Competition to be held in Dubai in February.

Bach  Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 in F major 
Chopin  Étude Op. 10 No. 8
Scriabin  Étude Op. 65 No. 3 
Liszt Spanish Rhapsody
Beethoven  Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78 “À Thérèse” 
Schumann  Kinderszenen, Op. 15 
Stravinsky Three Movements from Petrushka 

Sunday, January 14th, 6pm

Rachmaninov selection of preludes from op. 23 and 32.
Tchaikovsky/Pletnev The Nutcracker Suite
Carl Vine, Piano Sonata no. 2
Mozart 9 Variations on a Minuet by Duport, K.573 
Stravinsky/Agosti The Firebird

Andrey Gugnin
 has a special relationship with Eelswamp. He was the first musician whom I invited from overseas, performing in March 2014. He has visited us almost annually since then. This will be the tenth anniversary of his first visit to Eelswamp. During those years, we have seen Andrey's career skyrocket, winning three prestigious international competitions, releasing numerous CDs on Hyperion and Steinway and Sons labels. Most recently, Andrey won the 2023 German Piano Award.

Reservations:  One concert for 1,200 baht or 2,000 baht for both. Email or call 038 069681 office hours. Due to limited number of places payment must be received before the day.

Tickets: No tickets will be issued for concerts. Admission to the music room on the day of the concert will be in accordance with the sequence of receipt of payment (ie, who pays first goes in first and can select their desired seat).

Etiquette: Please turn to silent mode and put your phone away during the performance. 

No photos allowed during the main performance. But photos may be taken during encore. 

Directions to Eelswamp: search for 'Eelswamp' on google maps.