Evgeny Evgrafov was born in Moscow in 2002. Graduated from the Gnesins Musical College of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music. Since 2019 he has been a student of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (piano class of Andrei Diev, composition class of Alexander Tchaikovsky).
Prize-winner at the International Piano Competition in Memoriam of Vera Lotar-Shevchenko (Yekaterinburg, 2016; 2nd prize), the International PianoTalents Competition (Milan, 2017; 1st prize and special award for his performance of works by Scriabin) and the International Piano Competition Alexander Scriabin (Grosseto, Italy, 2019; 2nd prize and special award); diploma-recipient at the International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition (Moscow, 2018). Recipient of a Russian Presidential Grant for artistic young people (2019, 2020).
Has taken part in masterclasses given by Dmitri Bashkirov, Alexander Sandler, Andrei Diev, Polina Fedotova, Miroslav Kultyshev, Boris Bekhterev, Peter Laul, Rem Urasin and Michael Wladkowski.
Has performed with orchestras under numerous Russian conductors, as well as under Volodymyr Sirenko, George Aravidis, Nyamaa Tuulaikhuu and Gudni Emilsson.
Participant in the International Festival of Contemporary Music Moscow Autumn (2015, 2017, 2019) and the festival Young Musicians of Moscow – Marking 85 Years Since the Birth of Sergei Slonimsky (2017–2018).
Has composed over two hundred and fifty works for piano. Prize-winner at the Dmitri Kabalevsky International Music Competition (Moscow – St Petersburg, 2017; 1st prize in the category “Composition”) and the Yuri Kholopov All-Russian Competition in the Theory and History of Music and Composition (Moscow, 2019; 2nd prize).
Has been a participant in programmes of the St Petersburg Music House since 2018.
Information for September 2020