Dmitri Alexeev

Russian pianist Dmitri Alexeev is one of the world's most highly regarded artists. He has performed in all the major concert halls around the world, with such leading orchestras as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Munich Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the five London orchestras, among others. He has worked with many renowned conductors as well, including Ashkenazy, Boulez, Dorati, Gergiev, Giulini, Jansons, Muti, Pappano, Rozhdestvensky, Salonen, Svetlanov, Temirkanov, Tilson Thomas, and Klaus Tennstedt, to name a few.

In recent seasons, Mr. Alexeev served as artistic director of the Leeds International Recital Series and artistic director and artist-in-residence of the concert series “Musis Sacrum” in Arnhem and Nijmegen in the Netherlands. He was named professor of piano at the Royal College of Music in 2005, and many of his students have won top prizes at major international piano competitions. Mr. Alexeev has adjudicated many of the world's most prestigious international piano competitions, among them the Beethoven (Vienna), Chopin (Warsaw), Cliburn, Leeds, Santander, and Tchaikovsky (Moscow). He regularly gives master classes around the world.

Mr. Alexeev has made numerous recordings for the BMG, EMI, Hyperion, Virgin Classics, and Russian labels. His discs include piano concertos by Grieg, Medtner, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, Scriabin, and Shostakovich, as well as solo works by Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, and Scriabin. His Virgin Classics recording of the complete Rachmaninoff Preludes won the Edison Award in the Netherlands. Mr. Alexeev will continue his recording project of Scriabin's complete piano works in 2019. His recording of the complete Chopin Mazurkas was released in 2014. His piano transcriptions of works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Gershwin, along with his transcription of Brahms' Ballade for Viola and Piano, were recently published by Muzyka in Moscow.

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