Course for Harpsichord/
Pianoforte with Alexander Puliaev
Alexander Puliaev, Soloist, Chamber musician and Lecturer at the Cologne State Music Academy (Wuppertal department)
The music of the 17th and 18th centuries requires a certain level of performing experience. The course´s aim is to help participants gaining and improving insight into historical performance practise. It is meant both for amateurs as well as for professional players. Pianists interested in playing harpsichord and pianoforte are also welcome.
In addition to individual lessons there will be the possibility to play chamber music with participants of the parallel courses for Recorder, Guitar and Flute. You are welcome to bring your own choice of music. A list proposals for chamber music can be send on request.
The course offers
Alexander Puliaev – Pianist/Harpsichordist
www.puliaev.de, alexander.puliaev at gmx.de
Alexander Puliaev was born in St.Petersburg. He received his piano soloist diploma at the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied with Prof.V.Nathanson. He continued his studies in Western Europe with G.Leonhardt, J.van Immerseel and K.Haugsand and at the Sweelinck Konservatorium in Amsterdam, where he graduated from the class of A.Uittenbosch (harpsichord) and S.Hoogland (fortepiano). In 1993 he was awarded a prize at the International Harpsichord competition in Warsaw. Alexander Puliaev lives in Germany, where he is teaching at the Cologne State Music Academy (Wuppertal departement) and where from he has continued his international career. He performed under the direction of P.Schreier, I.Bolton, D.Reuss and H.Schiff. As a member of chamber music ensembles he performed with N.Gutmann, B.Schlick, M.Argerich and H.Suzuki, as well as with Concerto Koln, Ornamente 99, Kontraste Koln, Ensemble 1700, Kontraste Köln, ConcertoKöln, das Neue Orchester Köln, Van Wassenaer Orkest, Il Dolcemello Köln and Norwegian Baroque Orchestra. He has appeared at a wide range of festivals such as Schleswig Holstein Festival, Tokyo Festival, Early Music Festival Boston, Early Music Festival Utrecht, Festa da Musica Lissabon, Banchetto Musicale Vilnius and many others. He recorded for the labels BIS and Marc Aurel Edition.