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7 May 2015, 8pm

“Alexander Ullman did remarkable things in the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1. He heard the score with immense clarity and vision, and brought it to life as if the composer were watching over his shoulder. “

Huffington Post, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, June 2014

JS BACH: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp, BWV.848 (Book 1)
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Theme and variations in F, Op.19 No.6
RACHMANINOV: Etude in E flat minor, Op.33 No.6
CHOPIN: Etude in E minor, Op.25 No.5
LISZT: Paganini Etude No.6 in A minor
DEBUSSY: Estampes
STRAVINSKY: Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka

Born in 1991 in London, Alexander Ullman studied at the Purcell School of Music with William Fong, and at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Leon Fleisher, Ignat Solzhenitsyn and Robert McDonald.  He has also studied with Elisso Virsaladze at the Fiesole Scuola do Musica, Florence and is currently completing his Masters in performance at the Royal College of Music with Dmitri Alexeev.   In 2014 he was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).

During his studies Alexander has won numerous awards at international competitions including 1st Prize at the International Competition in Memoriam Ferenc Liszt (2011), the Lagny-sur-Marne International Competition (2013), the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition (2012), and 2nd Prize at the Isidor Bajic Memorial International Competition (2014).

He has given concerts throughout Europe, Asia and America, taking him to venues and festivals in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark and India.  Recent engagements include a tour of China and recitals at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Archive Nationales (Paris), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Copenhagen), Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante, the Festival Pontino & Teatro Rossini (Italy), La Jolla Arts Festival (California), and concerts in the UK, Spain, Germany and France with the Dover Quartet.

As a soloist Alexander has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Centre, the New Jersey and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, the Oxford Philomusica, Southbank Sinfonia, Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, Danubia and Budapest Radio Orchestra