11 May 2019
Sonata No.1 in C major Op.1
Venezia e Napoli S.159
Carnival of Vienna Op.26
Ballade No.1 in G minor Op.23
Scherzo No.2 in B-flat minor Op.31
“Out of the most technically fine young artists, Mukumi already stands out as an interpreter of class”, with these words Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung characterizes this young artist. And it continues to rave: “The audience, whose hearts he had already won, rewarded his astonishing artistic maturity with a standing ovation.”
Nuron Mukumi performs at numerous prestigious venues: Mariinsky Theatre, Salle Cortot Paris, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt Radio Broadcast Hall, Martinskirche Basel, Bad Homburger Schlosskonzerte, Weilburger Schlosskonzerte, etc. He gave his solo debút at the Klavier Festival Ruhr in 2014 and in 2016 at the International Piano Festival in St. Petersburg. Nuron played with the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan, The Moscow Virtuosi, the Bacau Philharmonics and the chamber orchestra Pforzheim.
At the age of 7, Nuron received conducting lessons from Vladimir Neymer. The following year, he gave his conducting debút with the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan conducting the D-Minor piano concerto by W.A. Mozart while playing the solo piano part at the same time.
At the age of 9, Nuron was a winner of a Special Prize at the “Citta di Cantú“ International Piano Competition allowing him to perform at the winner’s concert in Milan’s Sala Verdi, conducting and playing the D-Minor piano concerto by W.A. Mozart with the Bacau Philharmonics.
Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nuron received his first piano lessons at the Uspensky Institute of Music by Prof. Tamara Popovich at age 6, and one year later he won the 1st Prize at the International “Russian Music“ Piano Competition in California and the 1st Prize at the Youth National Piano Competition of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.
In 2007, three London music schools: The Purcell, The North London and The Guildhall offered Nuron full scholarships. Nuron chose Purcell and studied there from 2007 to 2010. During the years at The Purcell School, he was invited to play at St. Martin-in-the-fields, the Millenium Center, Steinway Hall and the Royal Academy Hall. In 2007, he also won the 1st Prize and a Special Prize at the Mozart Competition in Rome, as well as a distinguished opportunity to conduct the “Moscow Virtuosi” at the “Vladimir Spivakov Festival“.
Further successes at competitions in 2008/2009 were the 1st Prizes at the International Piano Competition of Fribourg in Switzerland and the North London Festival for Music and Performing Arts. In 2009, Nuron was winner of the 2nd Prize at the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Weimar.
Nuron became a student of the “Meisterklasse Lev Natochenny“ in 2010 and studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt am Main until 2015. Currently, Nuron continues his piano studies at the Kalaidos Hochschule für Musik in Switzerland with Prof. Lev Natochenny and at the Musik-Akademie Basel. He is also a recipient of a scholarship of Bad Homburger Schlosskonzerte Stiftung.
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