Andrey Ponochevny’s career has encompassed the globe as a preeminent talent among
performing artists today. Ponochevny is a winner of many competitions including Bronze
Medal Winner of the 2002 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, First Prize
at the William Kapell International Piano Competition in Maryland , First Prize at
the Tomassoni International Piano Competition in Cologne and many others.
Ponochevny has performed extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has given
solo recitals at major venues including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York
City, The Kennedy Center and Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, Preston Bradley
Hall in Chicago, Beethovenhalle in Bonn, Philharmonie in Cologne, City Hall in Hong
Kong, Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria in Santander, Salle Alfred Cortot in Paris,
National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw.
Ponochevny’s appearances with orchestra include performances with the Baltimore Symphony
Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Des Moines Symphony, Irving Symphony, Plano Symphony,
East Texas Symphony, Rogue Valley Symphony, Illinois Symphony, Nashua Symphony, Warsaw
Philharmonic, Wuhan Philharmonic, Tianjin Symphony and the Belarusian State Symphony
Ponochevny has performed at several prestigious festivals including the Ruhr Klavier
Festival, IKIF in New York City, the International Ludwigsburg Festival, Serie de
los Nuevos Virtuosos in Puerto Rico, Bravissimo Festival in Guatemala City, Changchun
International Festival in China, and Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, CO.
In addition to his concert career, Ponochevny serves on the teaching faculty of University