Ⅲ International Competition for Young Pianists
DENIS MATSUEV Artistic director of the Competition
Beethoven. Piano Sonata No. 13 in E flat major, Op.27/1, movements 3&4
Scriabin. 2 Poèmes, Op. 32
Chopin. Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31
Prokofiev. Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28
Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, movements 2&3
Born in 2005 in Bonn (Germany), he started playing the piano at the age of 6. Since 2012, he has been receiving private lessons with Natalia Knobloch. He has appeared at Saalbau Essen, Mendelssohn House (Leipzig), Steinway-Haus (Frankfurt), and has toured China several times. He is a laureate of such national competitions as Mendelssohn-Wettbewerb FrankfurtRheinMain (2013–2019, 1st Prize), Kleiner Schumann Wettbewerb (2016, 1st Prize), and international competitions including César Franck Piano Competition in Belgium (2017, 1st Prize), Grotrian-Steinweg Klavierspielwettbewerb (2017: 1st Prize, 2020: 1st Prize and Special Prize), Klavierwettbewerb Wiesbaden (2018, 1st Prize), Hans-von-Bülow-Klavierwettbewerb Meiningen (2018, 1st Prize and Special Prize), and Rotary Youth Piano Competition in Germany (2016: 1st Prize, 2019: 1st Prize and Rachmaninoff special prize).