A stunningly virtuosic pianist, Alexander is internationally recognised for his electrifying and poetic performances. Gavrylyuk launched his 2017/18 season with a BBC Proms performance of Rachmaninovās Third Piano Concerto described as ārevelatoryā by The Times and āelectrifyingā by Limelight.
Highlights of the 20/21 season include debuts with London Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony, Deutsches-Symphonie Orchester Berlin & Bamberger Symphoniker, as well as return visits to Chicago Symphony, Orchestre National de Lille & Orchestre National de Montpellier. He enjoys regular relationships with orchestras such as Rotterdam Philharmonic, HallĆ©, Concertgebouworkest, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra & Sydney Symphony.
Alexander also appears in solo recital at prestigious venues through Europe, including Wigmore Hall, Muziekgebouw Frits Philips Eindhoven, Perth Concert Hall, and throughout Australia.
Born in Ukraine in 1984 and holding Australian citizenship, Alexander began his piano studies at the age of seven and gave his first concerto performance when he was nine years old. At the age of 13, Alexander moved to Sydney where he lived until 2006. He won First Prize and Gold Medal at the Horowitz International Piano Competition (1999), First Prize at the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (2000), and Gold Medal at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition (2005). He has since gone on to perform with many of the worldās leading orchestras and conductors.
Alexander is Artist in Residence at Chautauqua Institution where he leads the piano program as an artistic advisor. He supports a number of charities including Theme and Variations Young Pianist Trust which aims to provide support and encouragement to young, aspiring Australian pianists as well as Opportunity Cambodia, which has built a residential educational facility for Cambodian children.