Denis Matsuev has established himself as one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation since his triumphant victory at the XI International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
Matsuev’s performances in the most prestigious concert halls of the world have always enjoyed unwavering success. He regularly appears on stage with such world-famous orchestras as the Chicago, Pittsburgh, London Symphony Orchestras, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras, Concertgebouw, Berlin, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig The Gewandhaus Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Honored Collective of Russia of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Russian National Orchestra. He works with the most outstanding conductors of the world, including Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta, Yuri Temirkanov, Mariss Jansons, Christian Thielemann, Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel, Kent Nagano, Riccardo Chailly, Antonio Pappano, Gianandrea Noseda, Mikhail Pletnev and many others.
Denis Matsuev has been a soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic since 1995. Since 2004, he has presented his annual personal subscription “Soloist Denis Matsuev”. The leading orchestras of Russia and abroad perform together with the pianist in the subscription, while maintaining the availability of concerts for subscription holders remains a characteristic feature of the cycle. The subscription concerts of the last seasons were attended by the Symphony Orchestra of Arturo Toscanini and Lorin Maazel, the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Zubin Mehta, the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Mikhail Pletnev, Semyon Bychkov, Gianandrea Noseda, Paavo Järvi, as well as Vladimir Spivakov as soloist and conductor of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia.
Born in 2004 in Minsk (Belarus).
A student of the Republican College of Music at the Belarus State Academy of Music.
Already at the age of 7 she gave her first solo concert performing 11 pieces of the “Children’s Album” by P. Tchaikovsky.
A laureate of numerous competitions and a winner of special prizes, including: the X International Competition for Young Pianists named after T. Nikolaeva (the Grand Prix and a special prize for the best performance of a piece by T. Nikolaeva, Bryansk), a three times laureate of the International Children’s Competition “Music of Hope” (Belarus, Gomel), the XXI International Competition for Young Pianists named after Maria Yudina (I prize. St. Petersburg), the XXVIII International Competition for Young Musicians maned after D. Kabalevsky (I prize. Samara).
A scholarship holder of the Yuri Rozum International Charity Foundation.
Along with improving her piano skills, Iris also tries herself as a composer of piano music.
Chopin. Ballade №4 in F minor, Op.52
Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableaux in D minor, Op. 33, №4
Rachmaninoff. Etude- tableaux in G minor, Op. 33, №8
Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableaux in D major, Op. 39, №9
Chopin. Piano Concerto in E Minor, Movement I