Amir Tebenikhin

Artist photo of Amir Tebenikhin - Piano

Amir Tebenikhin was born in Moscow in 1977. He began learning the piano with his father Vladimir
Tebenikhin, a famous Russian organist and pianist and pupil of Lew N. Oborin at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. Later Amir Tebenikhin studied with Jania Aubakirova, Aida Isakova and Michail Balabitchev at Baiseitova Music College in Almaty, Kazakhstan. From 1996 he studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire with Mikhail Voskresensky. Since 2004 Mr. Tebenikhin moved to Musikhochschule, Hanover, to continue his studies with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling. The young pianist was awarded the First Prize at the George Enescu International Piano Competition 2009 in Bucharest, Romania. In 1999 Mr. Tebenikhin won the First Prize in XIII Vianna da Motta International Music Competition in Lisbon. Other prestigious prizes include Special Prize at the 56 th Geneva International Piano Competition, Laureate at the Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition in Brussels in 2003, Second Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of a Concerto with Orchestra at the First Carl Bechstein International Piano Competition in Essen, First Prize at the Third Anton G. Rubinstein International Piano Competition 2007 in Dresden. Most recently he was awarded the German Piano Award 2011 in Frankfurt am Main. Mr. Tebenikhin has concertised in major halls of the world such as Carnegie Hall (New York), Wigmore Hall (London) and Salle Pleyel and Salle Cortot (Paris). He has frequent appearances in music festivals as well as performances with orchestras, including the Gulbenkian Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sendai Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi with Vladimir Spivakov, Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, „George Enescu“ Philharmonic Orchestra under Ilarion Ionescu-Galati, European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, just to name a few.

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Amir Tebenikhin

CD album cover 'Hommage à Debussy CD II' (GEN 12227) with Amir Tebenikhin

Hommage à Debussy CD II

Klavierwerke: Arabesque, Nocturne, Préludes Livre I et al.

Amir Tebenikhin Piano

GEN 12227  –  23.3.2012