Honoured Artist of the Republic of Buryatia (2015)
Dmitry Masleev was born in Ulan-Ude in 1988. In 2011 graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Mikhail Petukhov), in 2014–2015 trained at the International Piano Academy Lake Como (Italy).
Prize-winner at the International Adilia Alieva Piano Competition (Gaillard, France, 2010; 1st prize), the Roma International Piano Competition (2011; Chopin Prize), the Antonio Napolitano International Piano Competition (Salerno, Italy, 2013; 1st prize), All-Russian Music Competition (2014; 3rd prize). In 2015 he won 1st prize and the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, following which he began to collaborate with illustrious orchestras throughout the world. Recipient of the State Prize of the Republic of Buryatia (2015). In January 2017 he made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Since 2015 he has been a soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic Society.
Frequently tours to cities in Germany and France. On several occasions he has appeared at the Gasteig in Munich and the Philharmonie de Paris; has collaborated with the Münchner Symphoniker and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin. Has given recitals at the Philharmonie de Paris and the Fondation Louis Vuitton, has toured with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Mikko Franck to countries in Asia and has taken part in festivals in Lucerne, Montreux, Verbier, La Roque-d’Anthéron, Beauvais, Rheingau, Bad Kissingen, the Mariinsky International Piano Festival, the Stars of the White Nights festival, the Klavierfestival Ruhr and the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival. Has appeared at the Wiener Konzerthaus with the Wiener KammerOrchester, at London’s Cadogan Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory and many other venues.
In October 2017 Melodiya label released the pianist’s first solo album featuring works by Domenico Scarlatti, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. The disc entered the Spotify Top Classical charts and received a Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik. In December 2019 Melodiya released a new album (Rapid Movement) by the pianist featuring Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Alexander Tsfasman’s Suite for Piano and Orchestra and Nikolai Kapustin’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
Information for April 2021