Composer and pianist Oleg Bezborodko studied in Switzerland and the Ukrainian National Academy of Music where he now serves as a professor. A member of the National Union of Composers of Ukraine, Bezborodko is a prizewinner of many national and international piano competitions and scholarships including the Revutsky Prize (2008) and Lysenko Prize (2017).
Bezborodko is in high demand as an interpreter of contemporary music and as a chamber musician. He has performed and premiered piano and chamber works of almost all the major contemporary Ukrainian composers, including Concertino for Piano and Orchestra by Valentin Silvestrov. In 2014–17, together with soprano Inna Galatenko, he presented a programme of Valentin Silvestrov’s chamber vocal compositions, Music of Poetry, in the Ukraine, Germany, France and the United States with the participation of the composer.
Bezborodko writes symphonic, chamber and choral music. His works have been performed around the world by artists such as Stephen Gutman, Dima Tkachenko, Kirill Karabits and Natalia Ponomarchuk. During the 2019–20 season Bezborodko served as a composer-in-residence at the National Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra.
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