Andrey Ponochevney

Semifinal Round I

Medtner Sonata in E Minor, Op.25, No.2 Night Wind

Semifinal Round II

Prokofiev Sonata No.7 in B-flat Major, Op.83

Final Round

Brahms Sonata No.3 in F Minor, Op.5
Rachmaninov Preludes
B-flat Major, Op.23, No.2
D Major, Op.23, No.4
G Major, Op.32, No.5 G-sharp Minor, Op.32, No.12 D-flat Major, Op.32, No.13

Andrey Ponochevny was honored as the featured pianist at the General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions in Washington, D.C. He has toured extensively in the United States and Europe and has performed recitals at major venues such as Lincoln Center and Weill Recital Hall, the Kennedy Center and Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., Preston Bradley Hall in Chicago, Beethovenhalle in Bonn, Salle Cortot in Paris and the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw. He has appeared with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Des Moines Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, and Belarussian State Symphony, among others. Festival appearances include the Ruhr Klavier Festival and the Bonner Herbst in Germany, International Keyboard Institute and Festival in NYC and the Serie de los Nuevos Virtuosos in Puerto Rico. Mr. Ponochevny currently teaches piano at the University of Dallas. In his spare time, he likes cooking, running, sauna, movies, and simply hanging out with friends.