Dr Kirill Monorosi, Australia

Kirill Monorosi undertook studies at the Moscow Conservatorium and the Franz Liszt Hochschule für Musik in Weimar, Germany, where he received a Diplom and Aufbau A degrees in piano performance. He then completed his PhD in musicology at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Kirill has given recitals with solo, chamber music and song works in Europe, Australia and Russia, with repertoire ranging from the English virginalists to works produced in collaboration with contemporary Australian composers.

In 2009, he was invited to perform a solo recital on Liszt’s piano in the Liszt Museum, Weimar. In 2012, in a series of lecture recitals he performed the world premiere of César Cui’s Variations-Preludes Op. 104. He has released recordings of the first book of J. S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, and a live recording of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations. He was awarded numerous awards, including the prestigious Churchill Fellowship (2014).

He is a finalist and diploma prize-winner of the 2010 J. S. Bach International Piano Competition in Würzburg. Since 2016, together with Prof. Inge Rosar, he is the artistic and administrative director of this competition.

Kirill maintains a busy teaching schedule, which includes lecturing at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music – the University of Sydney, as well as research, performing and giving masterclasses in Australia, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Russia.

Links to recordings and Live-concerts:

Live Recordings