Honoured Artist of Russia (2016)
Before entering the Conservatoire in 1994, at the age of seventeen he became the youngest-ever laureate of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, and is quickly establishing himself as one of the most sought-after pianists of his generation.
Later he gained in Second prize at the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition in Brussels in 1999. These successes assisted the start of the pianist’s extremely intensive recital activities. In 2007 he was a First prize-winner at the International Piano Competition in Cleveland (USA) and was engaged for over fifty concerts in the USA. According to critics, he “made a staggering impression on the audience, demonstrating such a high level of mastery that makes every one of his performances special and unforgettable.” (Art and Life).
Alexander Ghindin is also an International Artistic Co-Director of”Swedish Royal Festival” and Artistic Director and conductor ofEnsemble of Soloist “Hermitage” and Kaluga Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Alexander Ghindin tours successfully throughout Russia and abroad.
The pianist has performed with such major Russian and international orchestras as the Grand Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Russian National Orchestra, the Svetlanov State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Moscow Virtuosi ensemble, the St Petersburg Camerata Orchestra of the State Hermitage, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the “Salzburg Camerata”, the Philharmonic Orchestras of London, Japan’s Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the New Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra among others.
Conductors the pianist has worked with include Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Spivakov, Vladimir Minin, Arnold Katz, Yurij Simonov, Dmitry Kitayenko, Fuat Mansurov, Vasily Sinaisky and others.
The musician has made numerous recordings on television and radio in Russia, Belgium, Germany, France, Luxemburg, Poland and Japan. He has released 28 CDs with leading recording companies in Russia, France, Great Britain, Germany, Finland and Japan including Decca, Capriccio, Ondine, Tri-M Classics, Russian Season (the Russian partner of Le Chant du Monde), DML, CD Accord and Naxos.
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