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Promotional photograph of Alim Beisembayev
Promotional photograph of Alim Beisembayev


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About Alim

BBC New Generation Artist 2023-25

Alim Beisembayev won First Prize at The Leeds International Piano Competition in September 2021, performing Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Manze. He also took home the Audience Prize and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society Prize for contemporary performance, with The Guardian praising him as a “worthy winner” with a “real musical personality”.

Announced as a BBC New Generation Artist 2023-25, in summer 2023 Alim made his Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms debut performing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Sinfonia of London conducted by John Wilson, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and recorded for BBC Television.

Further highlights in the 2023/24 season include debuts with the BBC Philharmonic (Joshua Weilerstein), Bournemouth Symphony (Tom Fetherstonhaugh) and Enescu Philharmonic as well as returning to the BBC Symphony (Jonathan Bloxham), Czech Philharmonic (Jakob Hrusa), and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (Domingo Hindoyan) to perform the World Premiere of a new piano concerto by Eleanor Alberga.

As a recitalist, Alim has made notable debuts at the BBC Proms at Truro, the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Oxford Piano Festival, Wigmore Hall, Fondation Louis Vuitton (Paris) and Cliburn Concerts in addition to a tour of Europe in association with the Steinway Prizewinner Concerts Network, and Korea, with the World Culture Network. Upcoming recitals include his debut at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall, Birmingham Town Hall and return visits to the Seoul Arts Centre and Wigmore Hall among others. An exclusive recording artist of Warner Classics, his debut album — Liszt: Transcendental Études — was released in December 2022.

Alim is based in London
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Season Highlights

Aug 2023
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 Sinfonia of London John Wilson (conductor)
Jan 2024
Wigmore Hall, London
Works by Beethoven, Scriabin, Rachmaninov and Ravel.
Feb 2024
Rudolfinum, Prague
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16 Czech Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Jakub Hrůša (conductor)