Holiday of Music
Sergey Ostrovsky is a winner of the 3rd Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (1999, Grand Prix and 4 Special Prizes), Bordeaux String Quartet Competition (2003), Aviv National Music Competition (1999,Tel Aviv) and other top prizes: “Schubert and Modernity” Competition (2003, Graz, Austria, 2nd Prize and Schubert Prize) and Rodolfo Lipizer Violin Competition (Italy, 1995). Sergey Ostrovsky is first violinist and the founder of the “Aviv” String Quartet (1996), First Concertmaster of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva. He performed at the best venues of the world, including Carnegie Hall (New York), Kennedy Center (Washington), Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall (London), Sydney Opera House, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Konzerthaus Vienna, P. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow), Valencia Concert Hall. From 2009 - Professor of the Geneva Conservatory.
After brilliant victory at the IV Rachmaninoff International Competition (Moscow, 2008) Alexander Sinchuk gave recitals in the cities of Spain, made his debut at Carnegie Hall, New York in 2009. After that he won other international competitions such as the IX Young pianists International Competition in commemoration of Vladimir Horowitz (I Prize, Gold Medal, Kiev, 2012); the “European Piano Nights” International Competition (I Prize, Luxemburg, 2012); IV Young pianists International Competition “Interlaken Classics” (I Prize, Bern, Switzerland, 2013); 13th Pianists International Competition at Morocco (II Prize, Audience Choice Award, and Orchestra Prize, Rabat/Casablanca, 2013). Nowadays Alexander Sinchuk’s performances take place at the best Russian venues like Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Svetlanov Hall of MIHM, Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre. Also he performs at the in near-abroad and far-abroad countries such as Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, France, Denmark, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Israel, USA, Morocco, Turkey, and Japan. In December 2013 Alexander Sinchuk and Moscow City Symphony – Russian Philharmonic conducted by Dmitri Jurowski performed all concertos by S. Rachmaninoff during two evenings at Moscow International House of Music, Svetlanov Hall, thereby ending the composer’s anniversary year.