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Born in Hackney in the UK, British pianist George Harliono was invited to give his first solo recital at the age of nine. Since then it has performed on various stages in England, the United States, Europe and Asia, including Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie and the Chicago Symphony Center.

In 2013 he was invited to record the Sonata Op. 2 no. Beethoven 1 at the Southbank Center in London. Three years later, his performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory was broadcast live on Russian television nationwide and streamed worldwide on Medici TV.

Since his debut as a soloist at the age of 12, George has been a frequent guest of such orchestras as the Moscow State Symphony, the Mariinsky Orchestra, the National Symphony of Tatarstan and the Tyumen Philharmonic (Russia) and the Chicago New Millennium Orchestra. . He has shared the stage on several occasions with such celebrated artists as Lang Lang and Denis Matsuev and has collaborated with such distinguished directors as Valery Gergiev, Alexander Sladkovsky, Evgeny Shestakov and Anton Lubchenko.

He has won several prizes in Competitions around the world, including the Great Moscow Piano Competition, the Royal Overseas League Music Competition in London, and the Gina Bachauer Competition in Utah and the Dinu Lipatti Competition in Bucharest.

He recently performed with the Mariinsky Orchestra in Vladivostok, Russia under Gergiev and was also invited to perform a recital at the Scherzo Youth Series in Madrid, one of the most important piano seasons in Europe.

George continues his studies with Vanessa Latarche at the Royal College of Music in London and frequently travels to Switzerland where he works with his mentor, the renowned pianist Vovka Ashkenazy, as well as his father Vladimir Ashkenazy. He has participated in master classes with Dmitri Bashkirov, Lang Lang and Vladimir Ovchinikov, among many others. George also works closely with Alexander Sladkovsky, who has taken a personal interest in the development of this young artist.

Some of his recent engagements include the Tchaikovsky Symphony conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Santa Fé Provincial Symphony in Argentina; In addition, he performed with orchestra at the Berlin Philharmonie and in recitals at the Minato Mirai Hall in Yokohama in Japan, at the Schubert Hall of the Vienna Musikverein, at the Kaliningrad Cathedral and at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. During 2020 he debuts with the Buenos Aires Philharmonic at the Teatro Colón directed by Enrique Arturo Diemecke, as well as at the Zaryadye Hall in Moscow.

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