Dmitry Masleev was born in Ulan-Ude in 1988. Studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Mikhail Petukhov), subsequently training at the International Piano Academy Lake Como (Italy). 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. In January 2017 he made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York.
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 La Roque-d’Anthéron, Beauvais, Rheingau, Bad Kissingen, the Klavierfestival Ruhr and the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival.
Dmitry Masleev opened the 2018–2019 season with recitals at festivals in Lucerne and Montreux, closing it with his debut at the Verbier Festival, where in addition to his recital programme he appeared together with violinist Marc Bouchkov.
Engagements for the 2019–2020 season include a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 3 at Vienna’s Konzerthaus with the Wiener KammerOrchester, concerts at the Philharmonie de Paris and the Seoul Arts Center, tours to Italy with the Orchestra della Toscana and to China with Tan Dun and an appearance together with Grigory Sokolov, Nikolai Lugansky and Daniil Trifonov at the festival La Folle Journée in France.
In October 2017 Melodiya records released the pianist’s first solo album featuring works by Domenico Scarlatti, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. The album entered the Spotify Top Classical charts and received a Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik.
Following that release, Rolando Villazón invited Dmitry Masleev to participate in the TV show Stars von morgen on the ARTE TV channel. In December 2019 Melodiya will be releasing a new album by the pianist featuring Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No 1, Alexander Tsfasman’s Jazz Suite and Nikolai Kapustin’s Piano Concerto No 2.
Information for September 2019