Concert with Ukrainian pianist Alexey Botvinov

The New Democracy Fund and The Andrei Sakharov Centre for Democratic Development at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania  proudly presented an evening concert with the famous Ukrainian classical pianist Alexey Botvinov.


The concert took place on December 9, 20:00 – 21:00 (CET) at the Queen’s Room at The Royal Danish Library.


The concert was arranged as a part of the 11th International Sakharov Conference on human rights and featured a performance of the favourite classical compositions of human rights champion and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989).

Se full concert programme

Bio of Alexey Botvinov

Alexey Botvinov was born in 1964 in Odessa, Ukraine and is educated from the Conservatory of Odessa and Moscow Conservatory. Botvinov has performed for audiences for more than three decades in more than 30 countries, including Germany, Russia, and China. He is an internationally renowned artist and winner of important piano competitions such as the Rachmaninoff-Competition in Moscow (1983), the 8th International Bach-Competition in Leipzig (1988), and the 1st Clara-Schumann-Competition in Düsseldorf (1994). Botvinov is the only pianist in the world who performed Bach‘s masterpiece „Goldberg Variations“ more than 300 times on stage. Furthermore, Botvinov is one of the best specialists in Rachmaninoff music worldwide.


The concert was supported by Wistifonden.

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