Alexander Malofeev was born in Moscow in 2001. He is a student at the Gnessin Middle Special School of Music in Moscow (class of Elena Beryozkina).
In 2014, he won 1st prize and the Gold Medal at the VIII International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Moscow. In 2016, he took the Grand Prix at the I International Grand Piano Competition for young pianists in Moscow. In 2017, he received the Premio Giovane Talento Musicale dell’anno 2017 award at the International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo and was named the first "Young Yamaha Artist".
He is also a prize-winner at the I International Young Pianists’ Competition Astana Piano Passion (1st prize, 2013), the IX International Rachmaninoff Young Pianists’ Competition in Novgorod (Grand Prix and special prize for the best performance of works by Johann Sebastian Bach, 2014), the Youth Delphic Games of Russia (Gold Medal, 2012 and 2015), the I Moscow International Vladimir Krainev Piano Competition (2015) and many others.
Has appeared at such concert venues as the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, the Moscow International House of Music, the Moscow State Philharmonic, the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Grand Kremlin Palace, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Philharmonie de Paris, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, and the Herkulessaal in Munich. Has toured to Azerbaijan, Finland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, China, Japan, Australia, and the USA.
Malofeev has collaborated with such orchestras as the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow Virtuosi State Chamber Orchestra, the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the RAI National Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, the State Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra, the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, and the Baltic Sea Philharmonic. The musician has also collaborated with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Myung-whun Chung, Alexander Sladkovsky, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Kristjan Järvi, Dmitry Liss, Alexander Solovyov, and Kazuki Yamada.
Has taken part in the festivals Larisa Gergieva and Friends, Arts Square, Stars of the White Nights, the International Piano Festival at the Mariinsky Theatre, Crescendo, Stars on Baikal, Peregrinos Musicales, Moscow Greets its Friends, festivals in La Roque d’Anthéron, Rheingau, Mikkeli, Sintra and Annecy, the Chopin Festival in Paris, the International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo, the Eilat Chamber Music Festival, and the International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Moscow.
In June 2016, Malofeev released his debut solo CD, recorded by Master Performers label in the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane (Australia). Alexander Malofeev is a scholarship holder of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation, the New Names Charity Foundation, and the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation.
Information for February 2019