Russian trained Italian pianist, after studying five years at the Tchaikovsky conservatory in Moscow with Elissò Virsaladze, he appeared to the international audience thanks to the victory at the prestigious Top of the World Piano Competition in Tromsø and to the Grand Prix awarded at the Manhattan International Music Competition "Ivo Pogorelich".

 

Praised for his "capacity to underline details giving a real vision of the music" (Süddeutsche Zeitung) and described by the Hamburger Abendblatt as a "Master of nuances" which "seduces the audience making every sound personal as if it was his own" (Leipziger Volkszeitung) he performs at many of the world’s most renowned festivals and concert venues: Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, Philarmony of Luxembourg, Salle Cortot in Paris, Gewandhaus of Leipzig, NDR-Sendesaal in Hannover, Gasteig of Munich, Rome opera theatre, Verdi Hall in Milano, Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory and at the International Performing Arts Center in Moscow ...

 

Festival appearance includes the 69 International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki Zdrój (Poland), the 22 Festival de Sala Beethoven in Mexico, the Miami Piano Festival, Castleton Festival in Virginia (Usa), the Upclose season of the Manchester Camerata and the Metro Concert Art Chamber Festival at the House of Music in Moscow recorded by the cultural channel of the Russian television.

 

Often live-recorded and broadcasted by radios NDR, MDR, ARD, Bayerischer Rundfunk, National Polish Radio and the European Broadcasting Union, he received enthusiastic reviews on the pages of Suddeutsche Zeitung, the Leipziger Volkszeitung, the Hamburger Abendblatt, Musicweb international, Daily Music and Miami herald. Upcoming highlights include the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Musikfreunde Oldenburg , International Performing Arts Center in Moscow, Sochi Philharmony,Tokyo Nikkei hall e Osaka University Hall.

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