Kiryl Keduk was born in Grodno in Belarus in 1987 and made his public debut with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Belarus at the age of ten. From 2001 he was a pupil of Waldemar Wojtal at the Music Academy at Gdasnk and since 2007 he has studied under Boris Petrushansky at the Accademia Pianistica Incontri Col Maestro at Imola in Italy. Kiryl was the winner of the James Mottram International Piano Competition at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2010, with an outstanding performance of Chopin’s First Piano Concerto with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under Owain Arwel Hughes.
Kiryl has won numerous awards. In 2004 he was a prizewinner in the Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Bydgoszcz in Poland, subsequently winning first prizes in national and international piano competitions in Minsk, Bucharest, Antonin, Danzig, Varna and in Marsala. He has also been a prizewinner at the Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev. Already Kiryl’s international career has taken off brilliantly and he has played as soloist with orchestras in Florence, at the Teatro Politeama Garibaldi in Palermo, the Sala Verdi in Milan, with the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra at the Opéra de Nice, also in Israel and at the Steinway Hall in New York. He has played in the Mozarteum in Salzburg, at the National Philharmonic Halls in Kiev and Warsaw and in the Philharmonic Hall in Krakow, among many other venues.
Date:- Tuesday, 6th. March ,2012 Time: – 7.15p.m.
Venue:- Sunderland Pottery Room(Ground floor) Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland.
Tickets: at the door £11 (Students /OB40’s £5) No other concessions.
Accompanied Children (up to 16 years) come free (with teachers or parents)