Mikhailov Yevgeny

Piano

Professor of the Piano Chair at Kazan State Conservatory named after N. Zhyhanov, soloist of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic.

Graduated from the Kazan State Conservatory (class of prof. E. Burnasheva) and post-graduated from Moscow State Conservatory named after P. Tchaikovsky (class of prof. M. Voskresenskiy).

Prizewinner of the 9th Safonov Russian Piano Festival (Russia, 1993); Laureate of the first prize of the 1st Alexander Scriabin International Piano Contest (Russia, 1995); Laureate of the first Eriksson International Piano Contest (Sweden, 1996); Laureate of Pozzoli International Piano Contest (Italy, 1999); Laureate of the first prize of Rachmaninoff International Piano Contest (USA, 2002).

Honoured Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, Honoured artist of the Republic of Udmurtia. Has been on the jury of many Russian and international piano competitions and festivals.

Yevgeny Mikhailov tours around the world with solo concerts. He has performed with such orchestras as German Symphony Orchestra (Berlin), Belgium National Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, St. Petersburg’s Symphonic Orchestra, Buenos Aires Philarmonic, Montevideo National Orchestra, Mexico-city Philarmonic. He has worked with such prominent conductors as V. Ashkenazi, M. Pletnev, S. Sondetskis, J. Caballe-Domenech, M. Palmer, H. Mester, K. Kalmar, M. Gorenstein, D. Liss and many others.

This young man has a rare quality today, he is intelligent and artistic in his address to the instrument.

Nikolai Petrov

He is a very talented person. He was the best at the competition, very well prepared.

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Mihkailov has a sensitive lyrical talent. He makes the piano sounds vary, especially in «piano», he feels fine shape, and it is interesting to listen to him because you do not know what will happen next.

Mikhail Voskresensky