“I was really amazed by the sound quality of the new pianos made by Bechstein. It is very pleasurable to play on it - the well designed mechanic gives you the possibility to find any musical colour that you need.“
Born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1988, Antonii Baryshevskyi started playing piano at the age of seven. During his study at music school he had A. Sorkina and R. Donskaya as a teachers .After finishing the course at Lysenko Special Secondary Music School in Kiev, he entered the National Music Academy of Ukraine , where he made Master and Phd with Prof. Valerii Kozlov. Also he had studied at Ecole Normale de musique de Paris with Prof. Marian Rybicki. Antonii has participated in the Master Classes with Profs. Daniel Pollack, Lily Dorfman, Alfred Brendel, Richard Goode and many others. He is a soloist of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine from 2012 till nowadays.
He is a laureate of the Ukrainian program "A Man of the Year 2005″ at the age of 16.A year later participated at the 2006 Euro Radio Youth Concert in Munich, Germany.
Antonii Baryshevskyi is a prize-winner of many international piano competitions, among them the 14th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition (Tel Aviv 2014, First prize), 58th F. Busoni International Piano Competition ( Bolzano 2011, Second prize and Audience prize) and 51st International Piano Competition “Premio Jaen” (Jaen 2009, First prize).
Antonii was a participant of the Klavier Ruhr festival (Essen, Germany, 2012 and 2014), Progetto Martha Argerich ( Lugano,Swetzerland,2014), MDR Musicsommer Festival (Eisenach,Germany,2015), Busoni festival (Bolzano, Italy, 2012), Peace and Piano Festival (Seoul, South Korea 2015), Chautauqua Festival (USA, 2015), Copenhagen Summer Festival (Denmark, 2015) and others.
Antonii performed in a such venues as Wigmore Hall (London), Konzerthaus Berlin and Berliner Philharmonie, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Concert hall of the Mariinsky theatre (Saint Petersburg) and gave concerts in almost all the European countries, Israel, Japan, S.Korea and USA. He played with some of the leading European orchestras, including Munich Radio Orchestra, Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Gubernator's Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra and Ciudad de Granada Orchestra. He played under the baton of maestros A. Fisch, H. Griffiths, F. Chaplin, D. Bostock, G. Albreht, G. Kostin, Y. Gottfried, R. Kofman and many others.