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Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

Pavel Kolesnikov was born in Novosibirsk in 1989. He began to study piano and violin at the age of six and entered the Moscow State Conservatory in 2007. He continues his education at the Royal College of Music in London being Else Gertrude Martin Scholar supported by an Evelyn Tarrant Award. In June 2011 he got the special Jury Prize at the XIV International P.I. Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. He has participated in masterclasses of D. Bashkirov, S. Bishop-Kovacevich, and many others. Pavel plays concerts both as soloist and chamber musician in Russia, the Ukraine, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, the United Kingdom and Poland. He collaborated with many famous conductors. In 2007 he was awarded the President’s Order “Young Talent of Russia”. In October 2012 Pavel was awarded 1st prize at the Honens International Piano Competition in Canada. From 2012 to 2015, he studied at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in the piano section under the direction of Maria João Pires.