Project Description

Denis Kozhukhin – Piano

Born in Russia in 1986, Denis Kozhukhin began piano studies with his mother at age four, continuing with Natalia Fisch, Dmitri Bashkirov, Claudio Martinez-Mehner and Kirill Gerstein. Awards include the Queen Elizabeth Competition, Brussels, 2010 (1st Prize), Vendôme Competition, Lisbon, 2009 (1st Prize), and Leeds International Piano Competition, 2006 (3rd Prize). Highlights of his 2016/17 season included engagements with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Staatskapelle Berlin, and London Symphony Orchestra. As a recitalist, recent and upcoming highlights include returns to the Concertgebouw’s Master Pianists Series, Vienna Konzerthaus, Cologne Philharmonie, Wigmore Hall, Verbier Festival, London’s International Piano Series, and the Boulez Saal.