Ⅲ International Competition for Young Pianists
DENIS MATSUEV Artistic director of the Competition
J. S. Bach. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 861 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Chopin. Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Rachmaninoff. Preludes No. 6 in E-flat major, No. 10 in G flat major, Op. 23
Rachmaninoff. Moment musical No. 4 in E minor, Op. 16
Grieg. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Born in 2008 in Moscow. Student at the Troitsk Children's School of Arts (class of Elena Stepanova) in 2012–2019. As a semi-finalist on the Astana Piano Passion International Competition, he was awarded with the enrolment at the Moscow Conservatory's Central Music School and started his training in 2019 under Vasily Ermakov. Nikolay is a prize-winner of the 19th Nutcracker International Television Contest ('Bronze Nutcracker'), and the 20th International competition-festival Music Without Limits in Lithuania (2020, Grand Prix for solo performance, Grand Prix for concert performance). He has been a fellow of the New Names Foundation.