Organum Artists Agency

     1999-2000 Season Artists

       updated 09/09/99


Oleksij Pryrodny, piano

Oleksij Pryrodny (born in April 5, 1984), composer, improvisator, pianist. He is skillful in both academic and jazz manner of playing the piano, as well as various kinds of ensemble. Being the composer and in improvisator he is able to perform in various styles and original manner including improvising on the theme without preparation in polyphonic manner with four obbligato (independent) parts.

Major contents, festivals, concerts in which Alexey Prirodny participated:

1. 5th International Jazz Festival «Jazz Horizons» (1991, Krivoi Rog). He participated as a pianist in the jazz-quartet led by P.P. Petrukhin. 2. 4th All-Ukrainian Contest of Young Composers (1993, Kiev, the Union of Composers of Ukraine) - THE FIRST AWARD.
3. 4th Open International Contest of Young Musicians-Performers (1994, Moscow, Russian International Cultural Foundation, Association "Classic Heritage"), 2nd Grade Diploma. Special Prize.
4. Participation in the concert of the "Moscow Jazz Club dedicated to the memory of Kirm Nasaretov". (K. Nasaretov, the jazz of the Soviet period).
5. The First International Contest for Young Pianists "The little Prince" (1994, Gelendzhik. The Chairman of the judges" Mr.V.Agafonnikov, Professor of Moscow Conservatory) THE FIRST AWARD.
6. Improvisation Contest of the 1st International Contest for Young Pianist "The Little Prince" (1994 Gelendzhik) THE FIRST AWARD.
7. International Contest of Young Composers "Wir Schreiben und Spielen Melodie" (1995. Stiftung "l00 jahre Yamaha" e. V.Rellmger) THE TOP AWARD.
8. International Contest of Young Composers "Wir Schreiben und Spielen Melodie" (1996 Stiftung "100 jahre Yamaha" e. V. Rellinger)THE TOP AWARD.
9. TV show (1st channel of the Ukrainian TV). Alexey performed his own composition "Two Portraits", improvised in jazz manner without preparation, was interviewed. The show was broadcasted 5 times.
10. During the days of the 1st International Fair of Musical Instmments Alexey was employed by the firm Yamaha Europe GmbH to demonstrate acoustic and electronic keyboards manufactured by Yamaha.
11. The 2nd Bach Festival, Sumy (Ukraine), 1996.
12. International Shostakovich Young Pianists Contest 1997, Hannover. PRIZE WINNER, the 6th Award.
13. Easter Period Concert, Organ Music Hall, Kiev, 1997.
14. Russian Independence Concert, Moscow, 1998.
15. Russian National TV, improvised without preparation in different styles.
16. The 3rd International Bach Festival, Sumy (Ukraine), 1998.
17. The International Contest of Young Pianist «Art of the XXI century», Kiev, 1998 DIPLOMA.
18. The International Prokofiev Young Pianists' Contest, Donetsk, 1999 DIPLOMA.
19. The All-Ukrainian Contest of Young Composers, Kiev, 1999, «The Union of Composers of the Ukraine» THE FIRST AWARD. 20. The 4th International Bach Festival, Sumy (Ukraine), 1999.


J.S. Bach, classical, romantic, contemporary music, jazz, own works, improvisations


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