CONCERT TOUR IN CHINA
The extensive tour has taken place in more than 8 of China’s major concert halls.
In September 2017, Alexander has undertook a major tour of Chinese cities in such concert halls as Shanghai city theatre, Xinghai Concert Hall, Tianjin Grand Theatre. He will perform a programme of Russian works: the Concert Suite from Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker, Lullaby Op. 16 No. 1 by Tchaikovsky-Rachmaninov, The Circassian March from Glinka’s "Ruslan and Lyudmila" transcribed by Liszt, and Night on Bald Mountain and Pictures at an Exhibition, both by Mussorgsky.
ALEXANDER YAKOVLEV IN MOSCOW
Alexander has performed in Tchaikovsky's
Hall in Moscow on 21 of July.
The end of a season has featured performance
in the Moscow philharmonic hall
with legendary Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.
Alexander performed the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23
in A major, K. 488 in Tchaikovsky's Hall in Moscow.
Conductor Igor Manasherov.
WITH BIG SUCCESS
Alexander Yakovlev completes a traditional tour of Tokyo
The 2017 season saw Alexander playing solo concerts in the cities of Tokyo, Takamatsu, Fukuoka, and Okayama in such halls as the Alpha Anabuki Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan concert hall, Sunport Hall in Takamatsu and elsewhere. Alexander played the last concert of the season in Japan in June 2017 at Toyosu Civic Center Hall with the support of Fazioli. The tour has become traditional after Alexander had won the International Competition in Takamatsu in 2010.
MUSICAL OLYMPICS FESTIVAL
Winner of the Musical Olympics Festival in St. Petersburg
Alexander is the winner of the 21st Musical Olympics international festival in St. Petersburg. Alexander Yakovlev, the winning pianist, played unbelievably in the chapel, said the President of the Musical Olympic Foundation Iryna Nikitina.
Alexander Yakovlev performed his own versions of works by Prokofiev and Mussorgsky at the Beethovenfest Bonn Festival
These included Prokofiev’s Lieutenant Kijé (op. 60) and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as his own arrangement of Mussorgsky’s Night on Bold Mountain. The audience were also delighted by traditional transcriptions of the Scherzo and March from the opera The Love for Three Oranges, three pieces op. 96, and Sonata No. 4 in C minor, all by Prokofiev.