Piano: Boaz Sharon

Boaz Sharon is Professor of Piano at Boston University. He is a Steinway Artist and Artistic Director of the Sichuan International Piano Festival, China.

An internationally renowned pianist and artist/teacher he is the first prize winner and gold medalist of the Jaen International Piano Competition, Spain. A frequent judge on international competitions, he was on the juries of Top of the World Competition, Norway, Jaen International, Spain, Shanghai International E Competition, the Berliner Philharmoniker International, Rudolf Firkusny International, Prague, the Composers of Spain International Piano Competition,Madrid, Kaufman International, NYC, and Chiarman of the Jury at the Sterinborgh National Competition in Xiamen, China. He also is a founder of the Liszt International Piano Competition in Moscow.

His students have won top prizes in international piano competitions including the Hamamatsu, Grieg, (Norway)  New Orleans, Jaen (Spain), the Janacek (Czech Republic), the prestigious Seoul Arts Center Award, Dallas and the Manhattan International Piano Competition in NYC.

He is Director of the Sichuan International Piano Festival since 2010 and was the artistic director of the Prague International Piano Masterclasses for many years. He is a faculty member of the International Pianist Certificate Artists Program at the Ecole Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris and Fondation Bell’Arte .

A frequent performer in China, Sharon has given recitals at the Shanghai, Beijing Central Conservatory, Beijing Concdrt Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Tianjin and Sichuan Conservatories, at the Beijing Concert Hall and has performed and taught in many other cities in China.

Sharon has given hundreds of masterclasses over the years including Moscow Conservatory, Gnessin Institute (Moscow), Royal Academy of Music (London), Stockholm Royal Academy, Seoul National University and others. He is recipient of the Prague Charles University Medal –one of ten given internationally for “significant contributions” to that university. He also has given lectures on 20th Century French Piano Music at Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, Juilliard School of Music, Stanford, Columbia, Yale and Berkeley Universities.

In 2018/9 Boaz Sharon will be giving masterclasses and recitals in Turkey, China, Israel, Puerto Rico and Belgium, and will be judging the Olga Kern International Piano Competition and return to the Illinois International Piano Festival in summer of 2019.

Sharon recorded for the Nonesuch/Warner Brothers, Hyperion (London) and Unicorn (London) labels.

His Nonesuch/Elektra Warner Bros. recording was mentioned as one of the Ten Best Recordings of the Yearin Newsweek Magazine and the Washington Post called him “a pianist of superb technique and keen stylistic sense”. Of his 2016 at the Sau Paulo Museum of Modern Arts a review said “ Right from the start of the first piece, Passecaille by Couperin-the audience became readily aware of a great master dialoguing with his arts and his instrument”. 

Personal website: www.bsharon.com

 

波阿兹.沙龙,美国钢琴家,录音艺术家,波士顿大学钢琴系教授,波士顿大学Tangle wood学院艺术总监。他在美国,中国,俄罗斯,捷克等世界各国演出。

波阿兹.沙龙生于以色列特拉维夫,师从于艾玛.格罗裘夫。13 岁至 19 虽在比利时布鲁塞尔师从于斯蒂凡.阿斯肯纳斯。随后到美国师从于 威廉姆.多普曼及列尔纳多.舒尔。

作为波士顿大学钢琴教授担任该钢琴系主任前,他在杜克大学担任常驻钢琴家并在佛罗里达大学担任钢琴教授。他也同时担任很多世界级 钢琴比赛评委,例如布拉格鲁道夫.弗库斯尼国际钢琴比赛,莫斯科“献 给弗朗斯.李斯特”国际钢琴比赛及西班牙哈恩国际钢琴比赛。在过去的 13 年中他一直参加与指导布拉格国际钢琴比赛大师班,并作为艺术家组委会成员参加与俄罗斯鲁扎国际钢琴艺术节及国际钢琴艺术家演奏证 书的工作。(该证书由法国相应基金会及美国佛罗里达大学颁发)

他是西班牙哈恩国际钢琴比赛第一名及金奖获得者。作为布拉格查尔斯大学杰出贡献者,在该校建校 600 周年纪念日授予其纪念勋章。

沙龙是布拉格查尔斯大学名誉校友,2009 年他受邀作为中国音乐学 院客座教授。

近几年来,沙龙教授在俄罗斯从远东至莫斯科举行一系列的独奏、协奏音乐会,其中包括与 Ural State Philharmonic 乐团。他也在韩国 的首尔国立大学的国际钢琴艺术节中任教,由韩国的 MBC-TV 做专题采 访报道。沙龙教授近期还在北京音乐厅、上海音乐厅、俄罗斯 Ruza 国 际钢琴艺术节、瑞典 Nordic 钢琴艺术节和意大利 Bergamo 国际艺术节中举行了一系列演出。
2012 至 2013 年间,沙龙教授在以色列特拉维夫、英国伦敦举办大师课,在四川国际钢琴艺术节担任艺术总监并教授大师课,在伦敦皇家音乐学院 RCM 举办大师课。

2015 年 Sharon 在巴西举办音乐会,包括的城市有里约热内卢,巴 西利亚和圣保罗。他也会在圣彼得堡莫斯科音乐厅举办音乐会。Sharon 会在 2016 年 月在以色列和泰国举办音乐会。然后回到圣保罗,作为圣保罗大学活动的国际艺术家嘉宾。他也会在 2016 年 月作为在挪威 举办的世界大赛的评判员,参加在波多黎各圣胡安举办的国际钢琴大赛,同样作为评审在哈恩国际钢琴比赛。 

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