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Alexander Malofeev


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Alexander Malofeev
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A young "Russian genius" (Corriere della Sera), Alexander Malofeev gained international acclaim by winning the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in 2014 at the age of thirteen, and has rapidly established himself as one of the most eminent pianists of his generation.

The 2023-2024 season includes his return to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for a multi-concert residency, a recital tour of China, and a European tour with the Filarmonica della Scala and Riccardo Chailly. He will give recitals at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Isarphilharmonie in Munich, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and Carnegie Hall in New York. Malofeev will also continue to perform with leading orchestras, including the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, the hr-Sinfonieorchester and the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest under Kent Nagano, among others.

Born in Moscow in 2001, Alexander Malofeev now lives in Berlin. He continues to give concerts at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, where he opened the 30th anniversary concert of the famous Meester Pianists series, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Musikverein Wien, the Kurhaus Wiesbaden, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Munich Herkulessaal, Tanglewood, the Philharmonie de Paris, the Philharmonie Luxembourg, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome and the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, the Bunka Kaikan Theatre in Tokyo, the Seoul Art Center, the Shanghai Oriental Art Center, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (Beijing), and the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman.

Alexander Malofeev performs with the world's most renowned orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, the Korean Symphony Orchestra, the Verbier Festival Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Lille and many others. He regularly appears alongside some of today's most distinguished conductors, including Riccardo Chailly, Mikhail Pletnev, Myung-Whun Chung, Charles Dutoit, Michael Tilson Thomas and JoAnn Falletta, Alain Altinoglu, Susanna Mälkki, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Lionel Bringuier, Alondra de la Parra, Kazuki Yamada, Vasily Petrenko, Juraj Valcuha, Kirill Karabits, Andris Poga, Fabio Luisi, and others. He is also a guest at world-renowned music festivals such as the Festival de Verbier, the Festival International de Piano de La Roque d'Anthéron and La Folle Journée de Nantes, the Rheingau Music Festival, the Tsinandali Festival, the Master Pianist series and Boston's Celebrity Series.

In addition to his 1st prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, he has won numerous prizes and awards at international competitions and festivals, including the Grand Prize at the 1st International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano, the Giovane Talento Musicale dell'anno 2017 Prize and Best Young Musician of 2017. In 2017, Alexander became the first Young Yamaha Artist.

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