27-year-old pianist from Russia performs Igor Stravinsky – Trois mouvements de Petrouchka
About the artist
A native of Balashov, Russia, pianist Artem Kuznetsov has been hailed for his artistry, virtuosity, lyricism and exciting energy. Mr. Kuznetsov has won First Prizes in the Ivanovka International Piano Competition, the International Music Fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota, and the Naftzger Young Artist Competition. In 2017 he took First Prize in the Seattle International Piano Competition.
He has also earned top prizes from the San Jose International Piano Competition, the Crescendo Music Awards Competition, the Wideman International Piano Competition, the San Antonio Young Artist Competition, Dallas International Piano Competition and the Bendizky International Piano Competition in Russia.
Artem Kuznetsov has performed as a soloist and is an avid chamber performer across Europe, Russia and the United States, including at festivals such as the International Rachmaninoff Music Festival in Ivanovka, Russia; the V Storonu Vyborga festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and the Bachaton Festival in Kansas City.
He has performed in venues including Muziekcentrum Enschede, The Netherlands; the great Hall of Saratov State Conservatory, Russia; Schloss Ettlingen, Asamsaal, Germany; Associazione Giosuè Carducci – Como, Italy; Kaufman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City; Kennedy Center, Washington DC; and in Benaroya Hall, Seattle.
His major teachers include Stanislav Ioudenitch and Jon Kimura Parker.