Artem YasynskyySupported by Club 32 donor Lyndall McCormack


July 24, 1988


Third Prize: Top of The World International Piano Competition, (Tromsø, Norway)
Gold Medal and Audience Prize: Cincinnati World Piano Competition (Ohio, USA)
Bronze medal: Gina Bachauer Artist Competition (Utah, USA)
Hofmann Prize: First German Piano Competition of Polish Music (Hamburg, Germany)
Third Prize and Audience Prize: Sendai International Music Competition (Sendai, Japan )

At age seven Artem Yasynskyy became a pupil at the Special School for Gifted Children run by the Prokofiev Academy in Donetsk, giving his first public concert a year later. In 2006 he was awarded a scholarship to the Prokofiev State Academy of Music, graduating there in 2010 with Honours. In 2018 he received his Master’s degree at the Hochschule für Künste, Bremen, studying under Patrick O’Byrne.

Artem has appeared as guest performer at international music festivals such as the Paderewski Festival in Raleigh, USA, the Musikfest Bremen, the Raritäten der Klaviermusik in Husum, Germany and the Kiev Musical Summernights Festival. Numerous concert engagements have taken him to Canada, USA, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Italy, Spain, Greece, Norway, Russia and Germany.

Artem’s first CD with works by Joseph Hofmann was released in 2015. His second CD of Scarlatti Sonatas was released in January 2018. He teaches piano and chamber music at the Hochschule für Künste, Bremen.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

V. Tempo di Minuetto 

Johann Sebastian Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Dulcie Holland:: The Scattering of Leaves

Book 1 (ThemeandVariations 1–14) 

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in G major K.431

Semifinal Round

I. Early Morning Bathe
II. Sailing
III. Fun Fair
IV. Night

Myroslav Skoryk: Prelude and Fugue in F major

I. Étude sur un Thème de 4 Notes
II. Petite Rapsodie
III. Dans le Rêve laissé par la Ballade des pendus de François Villon
IV. Taras Bulbas

I. Vision
II. Jadis
III. Nenien
IV. Kaleidoskop

Final Round

I. Sinfonia in C major BWV 787
II. Sinfonia in C minor BWV 788
III. Sinfonia in D major BWV 789
VI. Sinfonia in E major BWV 792
VII. Sinfonia in F major BWV 794
Xi. Sinfonia in G minor BWV 797
XIII. Sinfonia in A minor BWV 798

I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto

Theme: Andantino tranquillo e semplice
I. (Listesso tempo)
II. Agitato
III. Andantino quasi tempo di mazurka
IV. Con moto
V. Lento dolce
VI. Scherzando, molto vivace
VII. Allegro agitato ed energico
VIII. Meno mosso. Mesto
IX. Maggiore. Tempo di valse. Grazioso
X. Andantino dolce
XI. Andantino dolce affetuoso
XII. Allegro con fuoco

I. Andante dolce

II. Andante sognando

III. Vivace

Maurice Ravel: À la manière de Borodine
Georges Bizet/Vladimir Horowitz: Variations on Theme from Carmen