Born in Moscow in 2001, Alexander Malofeev is graduated from Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music studying with Elena Berezkina. Admitted to the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of Sergueï Dorensky, he studies then with Pavel Nersessian. He came to international prominence when, in 2014, he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians at the age of 13. He has won numerous awards and prizes at international competitions and festivals, including the Grand Prix of the International Competition for Young Pianists, the Premio Giovane Talento Musicale dell’anno 2017 and the Best Young Musician of 2017 - when he also became the first Young Yamaha Artist – and in 2019, the 2nd Prize of the International Competition of music in China.
Alexander Malofeev regularly appears with the most distinguished conductors on a stage today, including Riccardo Chailly, Mikhail Pletnev, Myung-Whun Chung, Yannick Nézet-Séguin or JoAnn Falletta; with the world’s best known orchestras, such as Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI or Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra. He also gives concerts in major concert halls, like Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, where he opened the 30th anniversary concert of the renowned Meester Pianists series, Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Kurhaus Wiesbaden and Munich Herkulessaal in Germany, Philharmonie de Paris, and was guest of world famous music festivals and series such as La Roque d’Anthéron and La Folle Journée de Nantes in France, Rheingau Musik Festival in Germany, International Winter Festival «Arts Square» directed by Yuri Temirkanov in St. Petersburg, Zaubersee Festival in Switzerland, Festival Pianistico Internazionale di Brescia e Bergamo in Italy.
Alexander’s recent appearances include an Asia tour with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly, concerts in the UK with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Kirill Karabits, concerts in Italy with Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and Fabio Luisi, and in 4 major summer festivals such as Verbier, Ravinia, Aspen Music Festival with Vasily Petrenko and Tanglewood Music Festival with Michael Tilson Thomas.