Tuomas Kyyhkynen

Tuomas Kyyhkynen has performed throughout Finland and across the world, often with great critical acclaim.

He was born in 1987 in Finland and started playing piano at the age of 4, with instruction from his mother.

At 11, Kyyhkynen played as a soloist with an orchestra and recorded a professional CD.

Kyyhkynen has received numerous awards in international competitions, including first prize in the 2013 Nordic Piano Competition.

He has appeared many times on Finnish national radio and television, as well as in broadcasts on Belgian radio, BBC Radio 3 and China’s CCTV.  

Since 1999, he has studied at the Sibelius Academy with Professor Erik T. Tawaststjerna. Other teachers include Dmitri Bashkirov, Bella Davidovich, Pavel Gililov, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Angela Hewitt, Leon Fleisher and András Schiff. He also has participated in a conducting master class by Professor Jorma Panula.



RECITAL ROUND (video)    
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101
I. Etwas lebhaft und mit innigsten Empfindung
II. Lebhaft, marschmäßig
III. Langsam und sehnsuchtvoll
IV. Geschwing, doch nicht zu sehr

Frederic Chopin (1810–1849)

Etude Op. 10 No. 8 in F Major
Etude Op. 25 No. 11 in A Minor

Peter Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

The Seasons, Op. 37a
II. February: The Carnival
VI. June: Barcarolle

Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) Trois mouvements de Petrouchka
Franz Schubert (1797–1828)

Sonata in B-flat Major, D960
I. Molto moderato
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace con delicatezza
IV. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto

Dmitri Schostakovich (1906–1975)

Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, Op. 87 No. 24

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)

Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 36 (1931 version)
I. Allegro agitato
II. Non allegro – Lento
III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto

Robert Schumann (1810–1856) Die Dichterliebe, Op. 48
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso -
   Allegro con spirito
II. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo
III. Allegro con fuoco

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