Alexander Malofeev is a young Russian pianist, mostly famous with his outstanding appearance at the 8th International Tchaikovsky Competition for young musicians (2014), where he won the I Prize and attained the overall recognition. In 2016 Alexander Malofeev won the Grand Prix of the International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition.
Alexander Malofeev was born in 2001 in Moscow. Now the young pianist studies at the Gnessin Moscow Children’s School of Music with Elena Berezkina, Honoured Cultural Worker of Russia.
In his 14, Alexander Malofeev already performed in Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, Moscow International Performing Arts Center, the Mariinsky Theatre, the State Kremlin Palace, Kaufman Music Center, UNESCO House. He gave recitals in Russia, Azerbaijan, Finland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal and the United States.
Alexander appeared with Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev, Russian National Orchestra conducted by Dmitry Liss, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kazuki Yamada, State Chamber Orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi" сonducted by Vladimir Spivakov, State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya conducted by Yuri Tkachenko, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Sladkovsky, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia conducted by Alexander Soloviev, Governor Irkutsk Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ilmar Lapins, Symphony orchestra of Vishnevskaya Opera Center conducted by Alexander Soloviev, Symphony Orchestra of the Astana State Philharmonic conducted by Yerzhan Dautov, Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra of Uzeyir Hajibeyli conducted Hetag Tedeev, Kostroma Gubernski Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Gershtein.
Alexander Malofeev is a laureate of many Russian and International Competitions. There is a list of some of them. The young pianist was awarded Gran Prix and the Special Prize in the Ninth International Rachmaninoff Competition for Young Pianists (Veliky Novgorod, Russia, 2014), Gran Prix in the Moscow International Competition “Music diamond” (2011, 2014) , First Prize in the I Astana Piano Passion International Competition for Young Pianists (Astana, Kazakhstan, 2013), Gran Prix in the “Musical Art” International Competition for Young Performers and Composers (Moscow, Russia, 2013), Gold medal of the XI Youth Delphic Games of Russia (2012), Gran Prix of the Artobalevskaya Festival (2012), Gran Prix in the Mozart wunderkind International Competition (Austria, 2011), First Prize in the IV “New Names of Moscow” Festival of Children’s Art (2011).
Also Alexander was a participant of the International de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron Festival (France), participant of the Annesi classic Festival (France), participant of the Chopin Festival (France), participant of Denis Matsuev’s Crescendo Festival, participant of Valery Gergiev’s Mikkeli Music Festival (Finland) , participant of the Mariinsky International Piano Festival (St. Petersburg), participant of the Denis Matsuev
and friends Festival, participant of the International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival (Moscow, Baku, Orenburg), participant of the Stars of the White Nights International Music Festival (St. Petersburg), participant of the Stars on Baikal International Music Festival, of Vladimir Spivakov’s International Moscow Meets Friends Festival, Festival of Larisa Gergieva (Vladikavkaz), participant of the Peregrinos Musicais Festival (Spain), and other.
Alexander is a member of the “New Names” Foundation and M.L.Rostropovich Foundation.
In July 2016, Alexander Malofeev released his debut DVD film, recorded by Master Performers label in the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane.