Pianist Ivan Gusev will take the stage at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall for his solo recital

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Born in Kazakhstan, Ivan spent his early childhood there before his parents relocated to a small town near Moscow, Russia to continue his musical training. A graduate of the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory (with highest honors, Profs. Eliso Virsaladze, Mikhail Voskresensky) and Mannes School of Music in New York (Prof. Jerome Rose), Ivan very naturally combines different performing traditions in his performances. As musicologist Prof. Allan Evan once described Ivan, “he is a profound, genuine...
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Musical America Worldwise

Kazakh-born pianist Ivan Gusev takes US stages

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ASTANA – Kazakhstan has given birth to many talents, one of whom is Ivan Gusev, the Karaganda-born pianist currently residing in the United States and performing concert programmes on its world-famous stages. Born in 1988, his family moved to Korolev in the Moscow region in Russia when he was four years old. His passion for music has its roots in his childhood. “This is a very peculiar story, as I was not born into a family of musicians. When I was three or four years old, I had a toy-lik...
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The Astana Times

Ivan Gusev on RUSA radio Saturday program

Saturday program "Talk about me" February 17, 2018 at 10 am

RUSA radio

A Kazakhstan Native Won a Prestigious International Competition in New York

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Ivan Gusev, a 28 year old Kazakhstan born pianist, won the prestigious George Gershwin International Musical Competition in New York, reports International News Agency “KAZINFORM”. Laureates of that international piano competition were announced on November 5 in New York. Pianists from 16 countries of the world participated in the competition, including Ivan Gusev. The international jury consisted of famous musicians representing the USA, Belgium, Israel, Russia, Canada...
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Kazakhstan International News Agency

Moscow Conservatory Graduate Won an International Competition in New York

Moscow Conservatory Graduate Won an International Competition in New York 28 year old pianist Ivan Gusev won the George Gershwin International Musical Competition in New York. Laureates of that international piano competition were announced on November 5 in New York. The pianists had to pass three rounds of the competition and to win over the international jury with their technical skill and artistry. Pianists from 16 countries competed in the competition. Ivan Gusev’s competition ...
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Classical Music News (November 2017)

The Anthony Quinn Foundation Gala with Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Winners of the III S.Neuhaus International Piano Competition

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November 12, 2015 The names of the winners of the III S. S. Neuhaus International Piano Competition were announced on the 12th of November. The III S. Neuhaus International Piano Competition took place on November 5-12. Pianists from all over the world arrived in Chelyabinsk to participate in the contest. The panel of judges was chaired by Eliso Virsaladze, a People’s Artist of the USSR, Georgia, professor of the Moscow Conservatory and the Higher School of Music in Munich. Among the judges ...
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Chelyabinsk news

A pianist from Korolev became a laureate of the Neuhaus Competition in the Ural

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November 13, 2015, 16:34 | Updated on November 17, 2015, 20:02 RIAMO (KOROLEV) - On November 13, Ivan Gusev, a pedagogue at the Children’s School of Arts in Korolev, became a 3rd place winner of the Heinrich Neuhaus International Competition, as Larisa Yakovenko, a deputy principal for organization and community work of the Children's School of Art, reported for the Korolev News Agency on Friday. “Ivan Gusev is a piano graduate of the Korolev Children’s School of Arts. He is a graduate of...
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Music of His Destiny

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MUSIC OF HIS DESTINY It is amazing that even people who have no connection to music whatsoever, brighten up when they hear the name of this young pianist: “Ivan Gusev? Why, yes!” Today he is already a laureate of the third Stanislav Neuhaus International Music Competition. But people of Korolev still know Ivan as their fellow townsman. Naturally, Ivan Sergeevich was sitting at his piano when I came to the Korolev Children’s School of Arts, where he has been both teaching and work...
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Sputnik (December 3, 2015)