Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Sydney International Piano Competition Presents
Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev In Concert

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev is the winner of the Percy Grainger Second Prize of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition where he also won the Isador Goodman Best Preliminaries Round 2 Recital Prize.  

In April 2018 Arsney will make his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra with Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto and later that year tour Europe under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington with Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto. He has recently become an exclusive recording artist for Decca Classics and his first CD under this label will be released in 2018. In celebration Arseny will be touring Australia in October and November 2018.

Arseny is the grandson of famous Russian pianist Tatyana Nikolayeva – lifelong friend of Dmitri Shostakovich. Arseny is also the winner of the 5th International Scriabin Piano Competition, was awarded 2nd prize and special prize for the performance of Russian music at the Cleveland International Piano Competition and 2nd prize at the Grieg International Piano Competition in Bergen.  

He has toured in Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Lithuania, Poland, Israel, Macedonia, China, Japan, USA and Mexico and performed with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra ‘Evgeny Svetlanov’, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed in the prestigious Christmas and New Year Eve Galas with the Mariinsky Orchestra and Maestro Valery Gergiev.  

Arseny graduated with Honours from the Central Musical School of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, and is currently studying with Professor Sergey Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.  

Please note > This event will be Cabaret Style in the North Foyer

Please note > Please refer to the special seating plan for an indication of the position of you table. The seating map for ticket sales is not a true indication of where the tables are located in relation to the stage area. If you wish to have more information regarding seating or your table's location please contact the Box Office directly.

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev In Concert > Seating Plan

Pre-order Antipasto Platters
Antipasto Platters

  • $30 Share platter for 2 (including 2 beverages)
  • $18 Share platter for 2 (platter only)
  • $16 Platter for 1 (including 1 beverage)
  • $10 Platter for 1 (platter only)

Why not make your experience complete and enjoy an Antipasto Platter, available at pre-show and interval. Platter with smoked cheddar, gouda cheese, green stuffed olives, char-grilled capsicum, salami and water crackers. (GF and vegetarian options available). Beverage choices: House wine, domestic beers, basic spirits, water or soft drink.

Pre-purchase > Platters only available to pre-order until 12pm on the day of the event, unless the event is on a weekend and the date would be the Friday before the event at 12pm.

Please note > You are not able to take food or drink into the auditorium. We do encourage you to come along to the venue 1 hour prior to show time, so that you have plenty of time to enjoy it.  Alternatively, if arriving late, just let our bar staff know that you’d like to pick up the platter from our Interval Drinks table at interval.

Collection > Platters will be available for collection at the Bar.

Buy at the event > Platters will be available to purchase at the event from the bar pre-show and at interval (where applicable).

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Purchase Tickets

8 November, 2018
07:30 pm
MECC Auditorium
$35 Adult
$30 Friend/MECC Card
$30 Concession
$22 Student
$30 Group 6+

$2.60 Optional Mailing Fee per transaction
$2.60 Phone Transaction Fee per transaction