Russian Pianist Anton Igubnov in Concert
January 4, 2017
7:30pm – 8:45pm
Location: 106 Bammel Westfield Rd, Houston, TX 77090
Anton Igubnov was born September 8, 1989 in Kovrov, Vladimir region, Russia. At the age of five, he started his music education in Iordansky School of Music Arts in Kovrov (teacher Kreizer V.D.) He continued his education in Moscow and graduated with honour from the Music School at Chopin Moscow State College of Music Arts (MSCMA) in 2003 (teacher Bogdanov Y.A.). In 2008 he graduated with honour Chopin MSCMA (teacher People’s Artist of Russia, professor of Tchaikovskiy Moscow State Conservatory (MSC) Naumov L.N.). At the current time Anton Igubnov is a third-year student of Tchaikovskiy MSC (class of Honoured Art Worker, professor of Tchaikovskiy MSC Nasedkin A.A.).
Anton Igubnov has many times been a laureate and winner of regional competitions (in Vladimir, Murom, 1999-2000).
In 2001 in Lipetsk he became a laureate of Igumnov IV Open Russian competition, and received the special prize Artobolevskaya IV competition (2002, Moscow).
In 2004 he became a laureate of Tchaikovskiy V International competition for young musicians (Kurasiki, Japan) and laureate and owner of a special diploma for creative individuality of international competition “Romantischer Stern” (Kassel, Germany).
In 2010 Anton became a finalist of Brahms international competition (Portschach, Austria).
In 2011 he became a laureate (3d prize) of The 2nd China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition.
In 2012 Anton became a laureate (2nd prize and Audience prize) of The 13th International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition.
Anton Igubnov is a laureate of Artobolevskaya III International festival (Chelyabinks, Bransk, 2003г.) and III International Festival of Modern Music (Rostov-On-Don, 2005.). He took part in concerts of Moscow Culture Fund, charitable Spivakov concerts. He performed many times in concert halls in Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Austria and Canada.
Many times he participated in tours with international orchestras in Germany during the Russian-Germany forum of music (Bielefeld, Gütersloh, conductor V. Ryzhaev), on Tchaikovskiy festival (Kassel, conductor M. Enkemeier, Germany), with symphonic orchestra of Rostov philharmonic society (Rostov-On-Don, conductor R. Revakovich, Poland), with symphonic orchestra of Chopin MSCMA (Moscow, conductor V. Ryzhaev).
From 2004 until the current time Anton Igubnov actively cooperates with Vladimir Gubernatorial Symphonic Orchestra (conductor A. Markin) and Yaroslavl Gubernatorial Symphonic Orchestra (conductor M. Annamamedov).
Anton is a scholarship holder of “Vladimir region land Hope” fund, Tchaikovskiy fund, Rastropovich fund. He is laureate of a grant of Moscow Central district prefect and owner of Moscow Central district medal “They owners of the future”.
Since 2012 Anton Igubnov has been a piano teacher in the Popov Moscow Music Academy.