Alexei Volodin

Highlights in the 2015/16 season and beyond include concerts with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, SWR, NHK symphony orchestras, Singapore Symphony Orchestra with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Orchestre national de Lille, and Orquesta Simfònica de Barcelona. In recent seasons Volodin has made his debuts at the BBC Proms with the London Symphony Orchestra, and with the Bournemouth, Swedish Radio, Danish Radio, and BBC symphony orchestras, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Sinfonia Varsovia, and the Orchestre National de Belgique.

On tour, Volodin will join The Mariinsky Orchestra and the Münchener Kammerorchester for performances across Spain. As a chamber musician he will collaborate with the Borodin Quartet, Casals Quartet, and Sol Gabetta.

In recital, Volodin regularly performs at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Paris’ Philharmonie, London’s International Piano Series and Wigmore Hall, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Munich’s Herkulesaal, Tonhalle Zürich, Madrid’s Auditorio Nacional, and Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica.

Volodin has a long-standing relationship with The Mariinsky Orchestra and was their Artist-In-Residence last season.

Recording for Challenge Classics, Volodin’s most recent disc - solo Rachmaninov works - was released in 2013. He also recorded a solo CD of Schumann, Ravel and Scriabin, and his earlier Chopin disc won a Choc de Classica and was awarded five stars by Diapason.

Born in 1977 in Leningrad, Alexei Volodin studied at Moscow’s Gnessin Academy and later with Eliso Virsaladze at the Moscow Conservatoire. In 2001 he continued his studies at the International Piano Academy Lake Como and gained international recognition following his victory at the International Géza Anda Competition in Zurich in 2003.

Alexei Volodin is an exclusive Steinway and Sons’ artist.

photo: Marco Borggreve