Project Description

Artem Yasynskyy was born in 1988 in Donetsk, Ukraine into a family of professional musicians. At the age of seven, he became a pupil of Albina Oryshuk at the Special School for Gifted Children in Donetsk, continuing his musical studies thereafter at the Donetsk State Musical Academy. From 2010 until the present he has been studying with Patrick O’Byrne at the University of Arts in Bremen.

He has been a prizewinner at major international piano competitions such as the Gina Bachauer Piano Artist Competition, the Sendai Music Competition, the Gian Battista Viotti Music Competition, the Horowitz Music Competition, and the First German Competition of Polish Music. In 2015, he was the gold medalist of the Cincinnati World Piano Competition, and was one of three finalists of Honens Piano Competiton in Calgary, Canada.

Artem Yasynskyy has appeared at international festivals such as Honens Festival; Calgary, Paderewski Festival, Raleigh, North Carolina; “Raritäten der Klavier-musik”, Husum, Germany; the Bremer Musikfest,  the Maggio Piano Festival Vercelli, Italy, the Summer Night Music Festival of Kiev, the Festival “Days of Slavic Culture” in Rome and the Polish Music Festival in Hamburg. Numerous concert engagements have taken him to Norway, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Poland, Germany, the United States of America, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Russia and Ukraine.