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Victor Stanislavsky - Biography
Pianist Victor Stanislavsky enjoys an international career which has taken him to numerous countries in Europe, the Far East, and to North and South America. In the passing concert season he has given over 60 performances as a soloist with orchestras, as a recitalist and as a chamber musician to critical acclaim; his performances have been at some of the world's most prestigious venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, National Performing Arts Center in Beijing, the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, Wuhan Grand Theater, Seoul Arts Center, Carnegie Hall in New-York, Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Chicago Cultural Center the Rosza Center in Calgary, Tsarytsino Palace in Moscow, and St. Martin in the Fields church in London. 

    Festival performances include Ravinia (Chicago), Shanghai Piano Festival, Meet in Beijing, Israel Festival (Jerusalem), Eilat International Chamber Music Festival, and Maestro Gergiev’s Classic at the Red Sea Festival.  Victor has recorded extensively for Israeli Radio and Television and his recordings are broadcast by radio stations across the U.S., and he has performed as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Haifa Symphony Orchestra, The Israel Chamber Orchestra, and elsewhere with the Romanian State Philharmonic, New York’s Summit Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, Milan’s Symphony Orchestra, China’s National Symphony Orchestra and China’s National Ballet Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with such conductors as John Covelli, Kainen Johns, Jose-Maria Florencio, Nicholas Carthy, Li Xincao, Zhang Yi, Uri Segal, Gil Shohat and many others. 

    Victor holds both B.M and M.M degrees summa cum laude, from the Buchmann–Mehta School of Music at Tel-Aviv University, where he studied with Mr. Daniel Gortler and later with Prof. Arie Vardi. He has participated in master classes with Murray Perahia, Leon Fleisher, Claude Franck, Menahem Pressler, Robert Levin, James Conlon and Pnina Salzman.


Born in Ukraine, Victor emigrated to Israel in 1990. He began his piano lessons with Ms. Rieta Lesochin at the Rubin Conservatory in Haifa. At the age of 10 he won 1st prize at a young talent competition in Israel, and has since gone on to win in various other competitions, including 2nd prize and the prize for best performance of a Spanish work at the 2009 Andorra International Piano Competition, 2nd prize and the prize for the best performance of a commissioned piece at the 2007 E. Pozzoli International Piano Competition in Italy, and 2nd prize at the 2007 China International Piano Competition in Xiamen.  In 2006 Victor was awarded 1st prize and the prize for the best performance of an Israeli instrumental work (honored by Israel’s minister of culture and education) at the 2006 Aviv competition, Israel’s most important national competition. In 2006 he won another 1st Prize at the Viardo International Piano Competition in New York.

    Stanislavsky enjoys his professional time also teaching, and despite his young age, he has already given master-classes at the Shanghai Music Conservatory and at Calgary University.  He has been a recipient of America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships since 2000 and completed a full 3 years’ service in the Israeli Defense Forces under the status of an "Outstanding Musician".



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