“The Music World is taking note of Nikolay Khozyainov’s stunning virtuosity and prodigious technique.”
Nikolay Khozyainov is one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. His musicality and formidable technique have thrilled audiences around the world. Still in his early twenties, his featured recitals and concerto engagements have already included sold out performances at some of the world’s foremost stages such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington, Wigmore Hall in London, The Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall.
Khozyainov has performed with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, The Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland among many others.
In January 2018, the Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited Nikolay’s concert in Tokyo’s Suntory Hall.
Born in Blagoveshchensk in 1992, a city in the Russian Far East, Khozyainov began to play the piano at the age of five and his musical talent was discovered immediately. He moved to the capital to continue his studies at the Central Musical School and at the age of seven he made his public debut with the Handel Piano Concerto at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. He continued his Graduate Studies at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory until May 2015.
At the present time he lives in Germany where he is pursuing an Advance Degree studying at the Hannover Hochschule fur Music under the guidance of Professor Arie Vardi.
Russian pianist Ilya Itin speaks about Nikolai Medtner's Op. 38 & 39 "Forgotten Melodies", prior to a performance of the same pieces.
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