The Tutunov Piano Series presents Sofya Gulyak.
Sofya Gulyak is an international award winning pianist and has the distinction of being the first woman to be awarded the Leeds International Piano Competition and the 1st prize and the Princess Mary Gold Medal. Since winning the Leeds Competition, she has appeared all over the world to great acclaim.
Ms. Gulyaks recital programs are frequently reviewed in superlatives, and her concerto appearances with major orchestras are noted in glowing terms by the world’s music press. Ms. Gulyak has been praised for her "tremendous precision and colouration...exquisite soft playing ...with delicacy" and described as a “Rach star"(Washington Post).
Ms. Gulyak's resume includes prizes from many prestigious piano competitions: she is a 1st prize winner of William Kapell International Piano Competition in the USA, Maj Lind Helsinki International Piano Competition, Tivoli Piano Competition in Copenhagen, Isang Yun International Piano Competition in South Korea, San Marino Piano Competition, winner of Busoni Competition in Italy and prize winner of Marguerite Long Piano Competition in Paris.
A livestream is available for this performance.