Yuri Slesarev

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Yuri Slesarev (born 1947) is a Russian pianist.[1]

A graduate of Moscow Conservatory's Central Music School, he studied piano under Victor Merzhanov. After winning the All-Union Piano Competition in Tallinn in 1969, he took part in several international contests, winning the 1972 Montevideo Competition. He was active as a concert pianist through Europe and South America in subsequent years.

Slesarev is a People's Artist of Russia, and now teaches at the Moscow Conservatory.[2] His pupils have included Vitaly Pisarenko and Vyacheslav Gryaznov.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yuri Slesarev (Piano)". Bach Cantatas. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Yuri Slesarev". Moscow Conservatory. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 

Piano Forte News (newsletter interviewing Slesarev)