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Julian Gorus


Julian Gorus was born 1978 in Varna, Bulgaria. He started playing the piano at the age of 4, and was pupil at the secondary music school in Varna in the class of Elisaveta Stoyanova.

1999 he started his postgraduate studies at the Peter Cornelius conservatory in Mainz, Germany, by Prof. Wolfgang Schamschula, which he graduated with special marks. In the years 2006-2008 he studied at the Franz Liszt School of Music, Weimar Germany, by Prof. Arens, and graduated with the artist´s concert exam.

From 1992-2008 Julian visited Masterclasses from Nikolaus Lahusen, Prof. András Hamary, Prof. Günter Ludwig, Prof. Paul van Ness , Prof. Germain Mounier , Prof. Hans Erik Deckert , Ferenc Rados, Alla Blatow, Jerome Rose und Peter Cossé. Julian received Scholarships from the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation, from the Ottilie-Selbach-Redslob Foundation, and from the A. Rubinstein Akademie in Düsseldorf. He took part in many Piano Competions and won many First prizes.

2003 he won the first prize in the International „ Bremer piano competition“ in Bremen and the audience award, and special prizes.
And in the same year he was also the Winner of the international Franz Liszt piano competition in Weimar, and of the audience award and of special prizes.

Julian Gorus played at the International Festival in Istanbul, International Festival in Deutschlandsberg/Austria, International Bonner Beethoven Festival, Gina Bachauer Festival in Salt Lake City, USA and the International Festival Varna Summer. Concerts took him to Germany, Hungaria, Italiy, France, Austria, Russia, Bulgaria,
Tchecheslovakia, Turky, the USA and many other countries. 2009 he was member of the Jury in the "International Bremer Piano competition.

In the year 2010 he recorded "Année de Pélerinage", from F. Liszt. The 3 Cds will be published in May 2011 by the Hänssler Verlag.
Chopin - Nocturnes 
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsodies