Alexander Gavrylyuk

Alexander Gavrylyuk plays Brahms and Liszt On this CD, Alexander Gavrylyuk chose works that are close to his heart. He employs his art for its musical content, always in an effort to achieve dramatic or poetic gestures. Included are the famous Paganini Variations by Brahms, and a selection of piano works by Liszt: Mephisto Waltz, Danse macabre, Isolde’s Liebestod, Consolation, and Tarantella. Here are the titles: Brahms:


  • Tarantella, S. 162 No. 3 (from Venezia e Napoli)
  • Consolation, S. 172 No. 3 in D flat major
  • Mephisto Waltz No. 1
  • Danse macabre (after Saint-Saëns), S555/F240
  • Isolde’s Liebestod (after Wagner), S447

Performed by Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano) Gavrylyuk, who is in his early thirties, plays in the most important venues of the world, with prestigious orchestras and conductors: Concertgebouw Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic, NHK Philharmonic, with conductors like Blomstedt, Järvi, Jurowski, Vänska, Petrenko, Fedoseyev and Gergiev. His total involvement and devotion to the music make his concerts into events, never failing to bring the audience to their feet. Here is Alexander Gavrylyuk playing the Paganini Variations by J. Brahms:   And next, here is Alexander Gavrylyuk in the Haydn sonata No. 47 in B minor:   Tags: Alexander Gavrylyuk, Paganini Variations, Johannes Brahms, Liszt, Tarantella, Consolation, Danse macabre