Artem Yasynskyy


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 1: 20-Minute Recital

I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto

Johann Sebastian Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in C Major K.159
Elena Kats-Chernin: Page Turn

Book 1
I. Thema. Non troppo Presto
II. Variation 1
III. Variation 2
IV. Variation 3
V. Variation 4
VI. Variation 5
VII. Variation 6
VIII. Variation 7
IX. Variation 8
X. Variation 9
XI. Variation 10
XII. Variation 11. Andante
XIII. Variation 12.
XIV. Variation 13.
XV. Variation 14. Allegro

Book 2

XVI. Thema. Non troppo Presto
XVII. Variation 1
XVIII. Variation 2. Poco Animato
XIX. Variation 3
XX. Variation 4. Poco Allegretto
XXI. Variation 5
XXII. Variation 6. Poco più vivace
XXIII. Variation 7
XXIV. Variation 8. Allegro
XXV. Variation 9
XXVI. Variation 10. Veloce, energico
XXVII. Variation 11. Vivace
XXVIII. Variation 12. Un poco Andante
XXIX. Variation 13. Un poco più Andante
XXX. Variation 14. Presto, ma non troppo

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

V. Tempo di Minuetto

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. Andante dolce

II. Andante sognando

III. Vivace

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Vivace, ma non troppo
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto moderato

Fritz Kreisler: Syncopation

I. Allegro non troppo

II. Allegro

III. Largo

IV. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Piano and Strings

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

i. Maestoso
II. Adagio
III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo