Pavel Kolesnikov in the Young Performers organized by the Scherzo Foundation

Pavel Kolesnikov

Theaters Canal Madrid host the concert pianist Pavel Kolesnikov which will take place on Tuesday 8 May at 20:30hs in the Red Room, inside of the Young Performers organized by the Scherzo Foundation.

Born in Siberia, Pavel Kolesnikov He learned violin and piano until he decided to devote himself to the latter. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Sergey Dorensky, in the London Royal College with Norma Fisher and Brussels with Maria João Pires. He has won the medal and Milstein received the grant from the Foundation Benjamin Britten 2015-2016. It has also been elected to the New Artists program BBC 2014-2016.

Since receiving the Honens Prize 2012, Kolesnikov has performed worldwide. His music has been enjoyed in places like the Zankel Hall of Carnegie Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Louvre in Paris, Recitals Society Vancouver or Ottawa ChamberFest. further, He has performed with the Russian National Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, her Brazilian Symphony Orchestra , Toronto Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic and BBC Wales.

In this concert, the pianist will play pieces by authors from different eras that go, from the French Baroque to the most current aesthetic of concrete music as Lachenmann, through the romanticism of Chopin and Schumann and Debussy Impressionism.

The Young Performers of Scherzo Foundation has 16 Editions supporting the international career of young pianists and has set a target that every year there are two Spanish. The vast majority of renowned young Spanish pianists have already passed through it; among which one can quote Javier Perianes, Ivan Martin, Alba Ventura, Judith Jáuregui, Juan Perez Floristán Jose Enrique Bagaría. As for foreign pianists, names such as Yuja Wang, David Kadouch, Kirill Gerstein, Betrand's mayou, Alice Sara Ott, B. Abduraimov, Daniel Kharitonov or Francesco Piemontesi.


  1. Lachenmann

shadow dance (de Piece of cake)
Filter swing (de Piece of cake)

  1. Chopin

Mazurka Op. 30, 4
Op study. 25, Nº2
Nocturno on. 48, Nº2

  1. Couperin

Tomb of Mr Blancrocher (Manuscript Bauyn)


Dr. Gradus as Parnassum (of Children's Corner)
Jimbo’s Lullaby (of Children's Corner)
Serenade for the Doll (of Children's Corner)
The Snow is Dancing (of Children's Corner)
The Little Shepherd (of Children's Corner)
Golliwog’s Cakewalk (of Children's Corner Suite)
Fireworks (Preludes, book II)

  1. Schumann

Fantasia in C major Op.17