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Piano virtuoso Behzod Abduraimov grips Expo 2020 audience with intense, impassioned performance

DUBAI, 30 November 2021 – With exceptional technique and flair, Behzod Abduraimov commanded the Jubilee Stage at Expo 2020 Dubai with passion and panache tonight (30 November).

The talented pianist from Uzbekistan, who has won love and acclaim on world stages, performed pieces from the works of Liszt, Beethoven, Chopin, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky – captivating the audience with his focus, precision, sensitivity and vitality.

DUBAI, 30 November 2021. Behzod Abduraimov performs at Jubilee Stage, Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by Suneesh Sudhakaran/Expo 2020 Dubai)

Abduraimov, 31, began playing the piano at the age five as a pupil of Tamara Popovich at Uspensky State Central Lyceum in Tashkent.


He now performs with renowned orchestras worldwide including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, San Francisco Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris and Concertgebouworkest, and with prestigious conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Lorenzo Viotti, James Gaffigan, Jakub Hrůša, Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Gustavo Dudamel.