Guest ArtistsBehzod Abduraimov, piano

Behzod Abduraimov’s captivating performances are rapidly establishing him as one of the forerunners of his generation.

Recent seasons have seen Mr. Abduraimov work with leading orchestras worldwide such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, NHK Symphony and Leipzig Gewandhaus orchestras, and prestigious conductors including Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Manfred Honeck, Vasily Petrenko, James Gaffigan, Jakub Hrůša and Vladimir Jurowski.

Following his spectacular debut at the BBC Proms with the Münchner Philharmoniker under Gergiev in July 2016, Mr. Abduraimov immediately returned in July 2017. This was followed by his debut at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Rheingau Musik Festivals.

Upcoming European highlights include the Lucerne Festival, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Münchner Philharmoniker, Frankfort Radio Symphony, Philharmonia, Czech Philharmonic and BBC Symphony orchestras. In recital he is one of the featured artists for the Junge Wilde series at the Konzerthaus Dortmund and will be presented in recital at the main halls of the Barbican, London and Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. Mr. Abduraimov will also collaborate in recital with the cellist Truls Mørk, which will see them on tour in Europe and the U.S.

In North America Mr. Abduraimov appears at the Hollywood Bowl, Blossom and Ravinia Festivals. He will make his debut with the San Francisco Symphony and returns to both the Dallas and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras. Last season, Mr. Abduraimov gave his Stern Auditorium recital following his debut success at Carnegie Hall in 2015. He has appeared in concerts with the Houston Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and the Minnesota Orchestra.

Behzod Abduraimov is an alumnus of Park University’s International Center for Music where he studied with Stanislav Ioudenitch, and he now serves as the ICM’s artist-in-residence.