Handel: Keyboard Suite No 5 in E major 'The Harmonious Blacksmith '
Air and Variations

Stravinsky: Three movements from the ballet 'Petrushka'


Gerard Aimontche is a prize-winner of international competitions such as Grieg International Piano Competition, 8th Maria Yudina International Competition of Young Pianists, Piano Duets, and Chambers Ensembles, 7th Nikolai Rubinstein International Competition for Young Musicians, Chappell Medal Competition and Schumann Prize Award (London), American Protégé Romantic Music Competition (New York), Guzik Foundation Award (San-Francisco).

He is also a semi-finalist of Motreux Jazz Piano Competition (Switzerland), Hamamatsu Piano Competition and Cleveland Piano Competition.

He has performed in Russia and elsewhere in such well-known venues as the Carnegie Hall, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, The Kremlin Armoury, Cleveland Museum of Natural History and many others.

Several times he gave concerts in different Concert Halls with the State Symphony Orchestra of Moscow under the leading of Dmitriy Orlov, and he also played with the Kaliningrad Chamber Orchestra under the prestigious batton of Aleksandr Andreev. In the year 2014 he has interpreted George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” with Kursk Philharmonic Orchestra and Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini with Yaroslavl State Philharmonic Orchestra.

Gerard has been invited to perform at such international music festivals as Mozarteum (Salzburg, Austria), Montreux Jazz Festival (Montreux, Switzerland), Visiting Larisa Gergieva (Vladikavkaz, Russia), The River of Talents (Saint-Petersburg, Russia), Night in the Museum (Tretyakovskaya Gallery, Moscow, Russia), and many others.

Gerard is studying simultaneously at the Royal College of Music (Masters in Performance, with Professor Norma Fisher), and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (postgraduate degree in performance, with Professor Sergey Dorensky). He holds a Music Diploma (Distinction) from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (2014), where he studied with Professor Sergey Dorensky.

Gerard Aimontche has made his orchestral debut performing Rachmaninov 3rdConcerto during ‘Color of Music' Festival in Charleston, South Carolina in October 2015,

In July 2016 Gerard is going to join Verbier Festival Academy, where he will master his performance skills under the guidance of such exquisite musicians as Klaus Hellwig, Ferenc Rados, András Schiff amongst others.

See Gerard at Asia House on 27 September at 1pm