Some days ago, the committee of the International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn announced the participants of this year's competition: 28 young pianist have been invited to prove their exceptional talent between December 1st and 9th in Bonn.

Also in this year Professor Gililov will be teaching at different masterclasses - please find all details at the links below.

Allegro vivo Chamber Music Festival  August 15-22 (fully booked)…

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From December 5-14, the 5th International Beethoven Competition will take place in Bonn, where Prof. Gililov is founder and president of the jury. Please click here for more information about the jury, the rounds of the competition and…

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Pavel Gililov was born in Donetsk in Southeastern Ukraine where his parents fostered his obvious musical genius from a young age. The boy received his first piano lessons from his father, a music lover and amateur musician.

Soon young Pavel was playing in public. He made his first appearance with an orchestra at age eight and by his 11th year performed the third piano concerto of famed composer Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky with such aplomb that the grand master invited him to study in St. Petersburg (Leningrad) at an academy for highly gifted children. The school has produced such talent as Boris Pergamenschikow, Gidon Kremer, Mischa Maisky, Grigory Sokolov and many others.

During his studies, Pavel Gililov received high honors at the All-Russian Piano Competition in Moscow (1972) and the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw (1975). As his talents were recognized he became a sought after performer throughout the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact nations. Gililov also displayed outstanding abilities as…

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