Pavel Nersessian is a Russian pianist, professor of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky and Boston University. Pavel Nersessian is one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. He has won prizes in every piano competition he has entered, including the Beethoven Competition in Vienna in 1985, the Paloma O’ Shea Competition, the Tokyo Competition, and the GPA Dublin International Piano Competition in 1991.
Since his childhood Pavel Nersessian has always been associated with the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. He was a pupil of the famous Central Music School of the Conservatory, where his teacher was Yu. Levin. Later he was a student under Professor S. Dorensky. Upon graduating from the Conservatory in 1987 with maximum marks he was proposed to teach there.
Pavel Nersessian’s concert activity is very intense. He has been touring around Russia and surrounding states form the age of eight. Pavel Nersessian has given performances in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Cannes, Leipzig, Vienna, Budapest, Madrid, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Dublin, Muenchen, Caracas, Rio de Janeiro, Belgrade and many others.
His recordings include compositions of Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Beethoven, Shostakovich.
On Thursday, September 19, 2019 is Pavel Nersessian’s debut in Toronto. He will play works of G. Bizet, C. Debussy, C. Franck, G. Faure, M. Ravel.