Nikolai Petrov Arnoldovich( People's Artist of Russia.)
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Biography Nikolai Petrov Arnoldovich
Born April 14, 1943. in Moscow in a family of famous Russian musicians. Grandfather - Petrov Vasiliy Rodionovich, a famous Russian bass for 20 years was a soloist at the Bolshoi Theater, where he appeared together with Chaliapin Nezhdanova and other great singers. Father - Arnold Ferkelman Yakovlevich (1914 g.rozhd.). Mother - Petrova Irina (1913 g.rozhd.). Wife - Larisa Petrova (1939 g.rozhd.). Daughter - Petrova Yevgeniya (1976 g.rozhd.)
. He graduated from the Central Music School at the Moscow Conservatory in the class teacher TE Kestner (1949-1961 gg.), The Moscow State Conservatory (1961-1966 gg.) And post-graduate studies (1966-1968 gg.) On piano Professor Yakov Zak
. Since 1965, Mr.. - Soloist of the Moscow State Philharmonic.
Nikolai Petrov on the right takes place in a number of phenomenal pianists of his generation. He first announced himself in 1962, won a silver medal at the First International Competition im.Vana Cliburn in the U.S., and in 1964. - Silver Medal at International Competition. Queen Elizabeth in Brussels. Since then, the pianist on tour around the world. He plays 70 to 100 concerts a year, of which 10-15 concerts are held in the Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, where for 12 years Petrov has a nominal subscription 'Playing Nikolai Petrov'. His concerts in Moscow and on tour are at constant sold out and appreciated by music critics.
Petrov has performed and recorded with outstanding domestic conductors, such as E. Svetlanov, Kirill Kondrashin, Yuri Temirkanov, G. Rozhdestvensky, Arvid and Maris Janson, P. Cogan, and many others. He performed with the New York Symphony, . Washington National Symphony, . Los Angeles-based, and many other orchestras, . as well as the best European teams: The Berlin Philharmonic, . London Symphony, . Royal Philharmonic, . Orchestra 'Al HLB Kay' ..,
Pianist applauding audience Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, the hall 'Pleyel', the Concertgebouw, the Barbican Center, Royal festivall Hall, Albert Hall, the theater 'Colon' and many other prestigious concert halls around the world.
Repertoire Petrova about 50 solo programs and 55 concerts with orchestra. A lot of solo works, and works for piano and orchestra was first performed in Moscow and other cities around the world. In 1986. for his excellent performance throughout the world works by composers friends Balzac (Berlioz, Beethoven and Liszt), French Academy of Balzac Nikolai Petrov presented the Grand Gold Medal of the Academy.
Over the past three seasons Nikolai Petrov were performed all clavier concertos by Bach, Beethoven all concerts (including Fantasia for chorus and Triple Concerto), all of Rachmaninoff concerts (including the first performance of the first edition of 4-th concert). Program called 'French music for piano and organ' with organist L. Golub, compiled Petrov, was named the magazine 'Music Review' Best Program 1996. In the same year, Petrov was awarded the title Musician of the Year.
Total production for more than 20 compact discs with recordings of speeches Petrova, including the British company 'Olympia' and Russia's 'melody'. In world and national press published numerous articles, reviews, dedicated to the art pianist, and interviews.
Petrov - People's Artist of USSR, State Prize Laureate of Russia, Commander of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland 'IV degree. Professor of Moscow Conservatory, . NA Petrov is the president of the Academy of Art Rossiyskogo, . President Rossiyskogo Society of Related Rights, . vice-president of creative associations 'World Culture', . Chairman of the section on musical heritage of the culture at the RF President, . member of the Committee on the State Prize of Russia,
. In October 1998, Mr.. Nikolai Petrov founded and headed the International Charitable Fund Nikolai Petrov.
Petrov feels pronounced hedonist, since 1972;. He has lived outside the city. From a young age is fond of jazz music, loves a good expensive cars, tennis, movies. Gathered an immense collection Gzhel. Fluent in French, German, English, Italian and Polish.
Lives and works in Moscow. Address: Moscow, Kutuzov prospect, 26, kv.93.