Alexander MalikovSupported by Club 32 donor A/Prof Michael Stubbs in celebration of Australian pianist Ruth Gerald

Background

Canada
Volgograd
May 12, 1989

Prizes

Second Prize: Walled City Music Online International Piano Competition (Derry, Ireland)
Gold Medal: Manhattan International Music Competition, New York, NY
First Prize: Carl Baldassare composer-virtuoso competition, Cleveland, OH
First Prize: Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal competition, Montreal, QC

Alexander Malikov performs extensively across Canada and the United States as soloist and chamber musician. Most recently he has performed virtual recitals in Texas, the Toronto Arts and Letters Club and the Vancouver Müzewest Concerts and has recorded Beethoven’s Cello sonatas Nos.2 & 5 with the principal cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Johnson.

Alexander has been featured as Artist in Residence with Minnesota Public Radio and has worked with conductors such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Boris Brott, Gaddiel Dombrowner and Michelle Merrill. He has performed at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheater in Toronto, the Banff International String Quartet Festival, as ‘Montague Artist’ at the Heidelberg University in Ohio and at the ‘Rising Star’ series at the Texas State International Piano Festival. A composer himself, Alexander gave the world première of his own piano concerto in 2016.

Alexander graduated from Oberlin College and the Juilliard School, followed by an Artist Diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Texas. He is currently completing an Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto. Last year he was awarded the Young Arts Educator Award in Florida, USA.

Gallery

2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Sunday 4 July 2021, 3.00pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in F minor K.519
Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in B♭ major K.545

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Allegro molto

II. Voiles

II. St. François de Paule marchant sur les flots

Enrique Granados: Allegro de Concierto Op.46
Encore:

III. Gentle

Semi Final Round

I. Andante

II. Presto

[Promenade I] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto

I. The Gnome

[Promenade II]. Moderato commodo assai e con delicatezza

II. The Old Castle

[Promenade III]. Moderato non tanto, pesamente

III. Tuileries

IV. Oxen

[Promenade IV]. Tranquillo

V. The Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks in their Shells

VI. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle

[Promenade V] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; poco sostenuto

VII. The Market at Limoges (The Great News)

VIII. Catacombs – With the Dead in a Dead Language

IX. The Hut on Hens’ Legs

X. The Great Gate of Kiev

Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No.15 in D♭ major Op.87

Final Round

I. Allegro energico

II. Moderato

III. Allegro con brio

I. Allegro molto sostenuto

II. Andante assai

III. Allegro con brio, ma non leggiero

I. Prélude

II. Menuet

III. Clair de Lune

IV. Passepied

I. Maestoso – Allegro con brio, ed appassionato

II. Arietta – Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

John Adams: China Gates

III. Andante G♭ major