Alexander Malofeev was born in Moscow in 2001. He studied at the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music (class of Elena Beryozkina).
Prize-winner at the International Young Pianists’ Competition Astana Piano Passion (2013; 1st prize), the International Rachmaninoff Young Pianists’ Competition in Novgorod (2014; Grand Prix and special prize for the best performance of works by Bach), the Youth Delphic Games of Russia (2012 and 2015; Gold Medal) and the Moscow International Vladimir Krainev Piano Competition (2015) among many others.
In 2014 he took 1st prize and the Gold Medal at the VIII International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Moscow. In 2016 he won the Grand Prix at the International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition in Moscow. In 2017 he received the prize To Young Musical Talent at the International Piano Festival in Brescia and Bergamo and the title of “Young Yamaha Artist”.
Since 2019 he has studied at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Professor Sergei Dorensky, since 2020 class of Professor Pavel Nersessian).
Appears at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, the Moscow Conservatory, the Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, the Moscow Philharmonic Society, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Grand Kremlin Palace, La Scala in Milan, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Philharmonie de Paris, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Herkulessaal in Munich, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane (Australia), the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing and the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan among other venues.
Has toured to Azerbaijan, Finland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, China, Japan, Australia and the USA.
Has collaborated with such ensembles as the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the RAI National Symphony Orchestra, the Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra), the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra, the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, the Baltic Sea Philharmonic, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Orchestre du Festival de Lucerne, the Orchestre National de Lille, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Appears with conductors including Valery Gergiev, Mikhail Pletnev, Riccardo Chailly, Vladimir Spivakov, Myung-whun Chung, Alexander Sladkovsky, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Kristjan Järvi, Dmitry Liss, Roberto Abbado, Susanna Mälkki, Alexander Solovyov and Kazuki Yamada among others.
Takes part in the festivals Larisa Gergieva and Friends, Arts Square, Stars of the White Nights, the Mariinsky International Piano Festival, Crescendo, Stars on Baikal, Moscow Greets Its Friends and La Folle Journée in Nantes as well as festivals in La Roque d’Anthéron (France), Rheingau (Germany), Mikkeli (Finland), Sintra (Portugal) and Annecy (France), the Chopin Festival in Paris, the Eilat Chamber Music Festival (Israel), the Gergiev Festival in Mikkeli and the International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Moscow.
In June 2016 Master Performers released the performer’s debut solo disc, recorded at Queensland Conservatorium in Brisbane.
In May 2020 the Sony Classical label released the box set Tchaikovsky 2020 commemorating one hundred and eighty years since Tchaikovsky’s birth, including a recording of the composer’s First Concerto performed by Alexander Malofeev and the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan under the baton of Alexander Sladkovsky.
Information for March 2021