About Victor Stanislavsky

One of the most outstanding and exciting pianists of the young generation in Israel today, Victor Stanislavsky enjoys an extensive international career that has taken him to numerous countries in Europe, the Far East, and to North and South America. In the passing concert season he has given over 60 performances as a soloist with orchestras, as a recitalist and as a chamber musician to critical acclaim. Victor has performed on the stage of such important venues like the prestigious ‘National Performing Arts Center’ in Beijing, the “Forbidden City Concert Hall” in Beijing, “Wuhan Grand Theater”, ‘He Luting’ Hall in Shanghai, the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, the ‘Rosza’ Center in Calgary, Canada, the “Tsarytsino” Palace in Moscow and the “St. Martin in the Fileds” church in London among others. Important Festival performances include “Ravinia” (Chicago), “Shanghai Piano Festival”, “Meet in Beijing”, “Israel Festival” (Jerusalem), “Eilat International Chamber Music Festival”, and Maestro Gergiev's “Classic at the Red Sea Festival”. Moreover, Victor has recorded extensively for the Israeli Radio and Television and to Radio stations across the U.S.

Victor has performed as a soloist with the majority of Israeli important Orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, The Israel Chamber Orchestra, and abroad – with the Romanian State Philharmonic, the New York’s Summit Music Festival Symphony Orchestra, Milan’s Symphony Orchestra, China’s National Symphony Orchestra and China’s National Ballet Symphony Orchestra collaborating with such conductors as John Covelli, Kainen Johns, Jose-Maria Florencio, Nicholas Carthy, Li Xincao, Zhang Yi, Uri Segal, Gil Shohat and many others. Victor has participated in numerous masterclasses of world distinguished artists such as Murray Perahia, Leon Flisher, Claude Franck, Menahem Pressler, Robert Levin, James Conlon, Pnina Salzman to name a few.

Victor holds both B.M and M.M degrees summa cum laude, from the “Buchmann–Mehta” School of Music at Tel-Aviv University, where he studied with Mr. Daniel Gortler and later with Prof. Arie Vardi.

Victor Stanislavsky was born in Ukraine in 1982. After immigrating to Israel in 1990, he began his piano lessons with Ms. Rieta Lesochin. At the age of 10 he has already won the 1st prize at a young talent competition in Israel. Since then, Victor became the winner of numerous national and international competitions among which are 2nd prize and the prize for best performance of a Spanish work at the 2009 Andorra International Piano Competition, 2nd prize and the prize for the best performance of a commissioned piece at the 2007 E. Pozzoli International Piano Competition in Italy and the 2nd prize at the 2007 China International Piano Competition in Xiamen. In 2006 Victor was awarded the 1st prize and the prize for the best performance of an Israeli instrumental piece (honored by Israel’s Minister of Culture and Education) at the 2006 “Aviv Competitions", Israel’s most important national competitions, held by the America-Israel Culturel Foundation. In 2006 he won another 1st Prize at the “Viardo” International Piano Competition in New-York. In those competitions he has been accepted with raving reviews and having his performances broadcasted via Television and the Internet.

Stanislavsky enjoys his professional time teaching as well and despite his young age, he has already given master classes at the Shanghai Music Conservatory and at the Calgary University.

Victor has been a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships since 2000 and completed a full 3 years of service in the Israeli Defense Forces under the status of an “Outstanding Musician”.

Victor Stanislavsky

Piano, Classical

Tel Aviv, Israel
Grant Recipient
Aviv Competitions Winner