The British pianist ALEXANDER ULMAN impressed audiences and critics worldwide with his deep understanding of the scores he interprets, his elegant touch and crystalline phrasing. “He heard the score with immense clarity and vision,and brought it to life as if the composer were watching over his shoulder.” – notes the Huffington Post (2014). Alexander first came to international attention in 2011 after winning the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in Budapest. He has won more performing competitions such as the Young Soloists Competition in The Tunbridge Wells International Music Competition – UK (2012), Lagny–-sur–Marne – France (2013), Isidor Bajić in Novi Sad – Serbia (2014).
Alexander Ullman was bornin London in 1991. He studied at the Purcell School, the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and the Royal College of Music in London. His teachers have included Leon Fleisher, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Robert McDonald, Dmitri Alexeev, Ian Jones and Elisso Virsaladze.
He has toured successfully in Europe, Canada, Korea, USA, Mexico. Alexander has appeared with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Korean Symphony Orchestra, as well as the New Jersey, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, etc. He has performed at Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Kennedy Center (Washington DC), Seoul Arts Center, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center and the NCPA in Beijing.
The pianist has been featured in famous musical events, the Nottingham and Oxford international piano series, on BBC Radio 3, France Musique and MDR Klassik. . In Spring 2019, his first album on Rubicon, featuring Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Prokofiev’s Six Pieces from Cinderella, as well as Stravinsky’s Petrushka and Firebird suites, received rave reviews.
The upcoming season sees Alexander Ullman concerto debuts at Vienna’s Musikverein with the Tonkünstler Orchestra (under Yutaka Sado) and Munich’s Gasteig with Munich Symphony Orchestra (under Kevin John Edusei) – both with Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3.He returns to Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie and New York’s Zankel Hall, to Seoul Arts Center.