The New York Times hailed Gleb Ivanov as “a young super-virtusos, with musical sensitivity and an appreciation of style to go with the thunder and lightning.” Add to that a personality to match his larger-than-life talent, pianist Gleb Ivanov has been capitvating audiences since winning the First prize in the 2005 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and an award from the Jack roman Special Artists Fund of YCA.
He made his recital debuts at the Young Concert Artists Series at Carnegie Zankel Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He made his concert debut with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Lincoln Center. Honored as a recipient of the 2010 Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists, the same year in which he made his Lincoln Center recital debut at Alice Tully Hall.
A protege of the late Mstislav Rostronpovich, Mr. Ivanov appeared as soloist under the famous maestro with the Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic. Born in Moscow, Mr. Ivanov comes from a family of musicians and began to accompany his father’s vocal recitals at the age of eight. Mr. Ivanov earned his master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music, working with Nina Svetlanova.