Ⅲ International Competition for Young Pianists
DENIS MATSUEV Artistic director of the Competition
Beethoven. Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, movement 1
Brahms. Intermezzo in A major, Op. 118 No. 2
Scriabin. Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor, Op. 19 (Sonata-Fantasy)
Liszt. Transcendental Étude No. 4 in D minor Mazeppa, S. 139
Rachmaninoff. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Born in 2004 in Orel. Student of the Gnessin State Musical College (class of Elena Berezkina). Participant of the festivals Moscow meets Friends, Stars on the Baikal (founded by Denis Matsuev), Summer evenings in Yelabuga (founded by Boris Berezovsky) etc. Fedor has appeared with symphony orchestras from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, Omsk, Sochi, Kostroma, Orel, Dubna and other cities. He has received two Grand Prix from the Piano Concerto National Competition in Dubna (2017), and Musica Classica International Festival-Competition in Ruza (2018), while being among prize-winners of the International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz in Kyiv, Igumnov Competition of Young Pianists in Lipetsk (2013), Nikolaeva Competition in Bryansk (2014), Rachmaninoff Competition in Novgorod (2016), Music Diamond in Moscow (2018), Astana Piano Passion (2019), Rachmaninoff Competition in Moscow, as well as Music Prospect, Bartolomeo Cristofori, World Piano Teachers Association, and Nouvelles Etoiles online competitions (2020). In 2020, he received a 3rd degree Grant for Culture and Art from the Mayor of Moscow. Fedor is also a fellow of the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation.