The Prizewinner of National and International Competitions, People Artist of Ukraine, Professor of Piano Department of the National Academy of Music of Ukraine


From 1986 to 1993 - got musical education in Kyiv National Academy of Music as a pianist and as a post-graduate student at the piano department of the above Academy (under the creative guidance of professor Valeriy Kozlov).1988 - Prizewinner of the National Lyssenko Piano Competition (Kyiv).1990 - Diploma-holder of the All-Union Rachmaninov Piano Competition (Moscow).1992 - Prizewinner of the First International S.Prokofiev Piano Competition (St.-Petersburg).1993 - Prizewinner of the First International Competition for chamber music performance “Golden Autumn” in category Piano Duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk (Khmelnytskyi).1996 - Prizewinner of the 45th International ARD Competition in category Piano Duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk (Munich).1997 - Prizewinner of the 6th International Murray Dranoff Piano Duo Competition with Iryna Aleksiychuk (Miami).1995 - awarded by title “The Honoured Artist of Ukraine”.24.02.2000 - as a member of piano duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk was awarded by L.Revuts’kyi National Prize of Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, National Composers’ Union of Ukraine and National All-Ukrainian Music Union for concert activities and performing of modern music.2019 - became the Head of Piano Department No.1 in the National Musical Academy of Ukraine December 2019 - awarded by title "The People Artist of Ukraine"Since 1994 - Professor at the piano department of Kyiv National Academy of music.

Concert activities

● Performs a lot as a soloist and as a piano duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk in Ukraine (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donets’k, Zaporizzhia, Lugans’k, Dnipro, L’viv, Khmel’nytskyi, Chernigiv, Cherkasy, Rivne, Sumy, Bila Tserkva, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Mariupol’, Kamjanec’-Podil’s’kyi and others); Russia (Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kuybishev, Vologda); Kazakhstan (Karaganda); Belorussia (Minsk,Vitebsk); Lithuania (Kaunas); Estonia (Tartu), Poland (Krakov); Ex-Yugoslavia (Belgrade, Kragujevac, Kotor, Shabac, Nish, Split, Tivat); Slovakia (Bans’ka Bystrytsa, Koshitse); Germany (Leipzig, Dresden, Halle, Munich, Darmstadt, Bergkamen); U.S.A. (New York, Miami, Phoenix), Japan (Tokio), Italy (Carrara), France (Paris, La Madeleine, Harne), Spaine (Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao), Portugal (Lissabon) - with concert programmes including works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Franck, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, Tchaikovski, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Shostakovich and many others.
Performs with symphonic orchestras of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, U.S.A. and Japan. Among them: Academic Symphonic Orchestra of St.-Petersburg Philharmony (conductor – N.Alexeev); National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine (conductors – F.Glouschenko, Asushi Maeda, V.Sirenko); Symphonic Orchestra of Ukrainian Radio and TV (conductor – V.Zhad’ko); State Symphonic Orchestras of Kyiv, Lugans’k, Zaporizzhia, Khmel’nyts’kyi, Rivne, L’viv, Donets’k Philharmonies (conductors – V.Sirenko, N.Diadiura, V.Blinov, R.Nigmatullin, V.Redia, A.Dolinski, V.Ratsiuk, P.Tovstukha, N.Ponomarchouk, R.Filipchouk, I.Palkin); National Chamber Orchestra “Kyiv’ Camerata” (conductors – V.Matiukhin, V.Runchak); “New City Orchestra”, Tokio, conductor – Akira Naito; Volgograd Symphony orchestra (cond. Eduard Serov).
● As a piano duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk performed with:Symphonic Orchestra of Bavarian Radio, Munich (conductors - Wolfgang Balzer, Lothar Zagrosek); Chamber Orchestra “MERCK”, Darmstadt (conductor - Christian Rudolf Riedel); Chamber Ensemble “Kyiv’ Soloists” (conductor – Bogodar Kotorovich); Kyiv Chamber Orchestra “ARCHI” (conductor – I.Andriyevski); New World Symphony Orchestra, Miami (conductor Neal Stulberg), and others.
● 2010-2014 - Solo concerts, playing with orchestras and chamber music (piano duo with Iryna Aleksiychuk), piano trio (with A.Bazhenov, violin and I.Kucher, violoncello), the cyclus "10 Beethoven's sonatas for piano and violin" with I.Andrievsky and D.Tkachenko (violin), flute evenings with Y.Shutko.
● Took part in the International Music Festivals. Among them: “Musiksommer-97” (Dresden, Germany), “Two Pianos Plus” (Miami, U.S.A.), “Modern Music Festival” (Ban’ska Bystrytsa, Slovakia), “Kyiv Music Fest”, “Music Premieres of the Season” (Kyiv, Ukraine), “Regina and Volodymyr Horowitz - in memoriam” (Kyiv, Ukraine), “Farbotony” (Kaniv, Ukraine), Festival of contemporary Krakow composers (Krakow, Poland), Richter-Fest (Odessa, Ukraine), Piano music Festival “Una tastiera per due mondi” (Carrara, Italy).

Conducting master classes

Since 1995 - twice a year holds master-classes in Kragujevac (Yugoslavia)August 1997 - holded master-classes in Kotor (Yugoslavia)2000 - 2002 - 5 times holded master-classes in Japan (Tokio, Kioto, Hiroshima)Winter 2012 - Master-classes in several cities in Republic of Macedonia and Montenegro June 2007 - 2013, 2018 - 2019 - Professor in the International Summer Music Academy “V.Horowitz” in KyivJanuary - February 2014 - Master-classes in Serbia (Kragujevac, Nish), Montenegro (Tivat)May 2015 - Piano master-classes at Limassol Municipal school of music (Cyprus)August 2007 – 2024 - Master classes at the Colluvio Chamber Music Adademy (Austria)2017, 2020, 2023 - Master classes in Kunst-Uni, Graz, AustriaFebruary 2023 - Master classes in Academy of music and recital in Philharmonic of KaunasMarch 2024 - Master classes in music school of Split (Croatia)

Participation in the jury

December 1999 - the 1-st Pukhal’s’kyi for young pianists’ competition (Kyiv, Ukraine)March 2000 - the 1-st International S.Prokofiev young pianists competition (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)September 2000 - the 1-st International competition for young pianists, violinists and cellists (Tbilisi, Georgia)January 2001 - the 1-st International competition for young pianists GRADUS AD PARNASSUM (Kragujevac, Serbia)March 2003- the 2-nd International competition for young pianists GRADUS AD PARNASSUM as a chairman of jury (Kragujevac, Serbia)March 2004 - the 2-nd International competition for pianists MEMORIAL ISIDOR BAJIC (Novi Sad, Serbia)April 2005 - the 3-rd International competition for young pianists GRADUS AD PARNASSUM (Kragujevac, Serbia)Spring 2009 - the International “Davorin Jenko” piano competition (Belgrade, Serbia) and chairman of jury in the Serbian Republic competition (Belgrade)November 2013 - the International piano competition under patronate of D.Matsuev (Kyiv)May 2023 - the International piano competition in Trebinie (Bosnia and Herzegovina)May 2023 - the International piano competition in Tivat (Montenegro)May 2023 - the International piano competition in Tivat (Montenegro) and Czech Republic (Banja Luka)