Pavel Kolesnikov

Pavel Kolesknikov with the TSO

Pavel Kolesnikov made a brief appearance in Toronto last weekend.  You can hear him perform a full recital at the final concert of the 118th season of Music in the Afternoon on May 5, 2016, with a program of C.P.E. Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin.


Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Earl Lee (conductor), Saturday, Feb. 20.

It was a banquet of blurry fingers at Roy Thomson Hall Saturday night, as pianist Pavel Kolesnikov stopped by to lend his musical finesse to Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”.

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Globe Features Kolesnikov

Russian Pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, who plays Music in the Afternoon on May 5, 2016, is featured in a Globe and Mail story on the Honens Piano Competition which he won in 2012.

“It completely changed my life,” Kolesnikov says of winning the world’s largest piano prize: $100,000 plus a career-development program worth $500,000, awarded every three years to a twentysomething emerging artist.

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