Swiss TV to release a film about the Yakut pianist
The Swiss TV channel filmed a documentary about Yakut pianist Sergey Tanin
SRF Swiss TV channel filmed a documentary about Yakut pianist Sergey Tanin, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to the Republic Ministry of Culture.
In 2018, the pianist won the III Prize and the Public Prize at the International Pianist Competition named after Gesa of the Andes in Zurich, which brought Sergey Tanin the great popularity in Switzerland.
A group of the state television channel specially came to Yakutia to conduct filming. Tanin gave a concert along with the Yakut State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra the day before filming at the Higher School of Music.
“Director Elena Shtely Pfister told that first they together with cameraman Laurent Stopp visited Sergei’s small homeland – Nerungri. Then they continued shooting at Yakutia Higher School of Music, where Sergey Tanin had studied with Professor Junona Mikhailovna Upholova since the age of nine”, the ministry told.
Sergey Tanin was born in 1995. He graduated Yakutia Higher School of Music, Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I. Tchaikovsky, studied in Basel in Switzerland. He is the laureate of international competitions in Russia, Finland and Germany. In 2018, he won the III Prize and the Public Prize at the International Piano Competition named after Gesa of the Andes in Zurich.