Vasily Petrenko was born in St Petersburg in 1999 and began to study music at the age of six. Since 2014 he has studied at the Middle Special School of Music of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Mikhail Benediktov). Has appeared as a soloist and with chamber ensembles at the St Petersburg State Philharmonic, the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre and the St Petersburg State Cappella.
Diploma-recipient at the International Chopin Competition of Young Pianists in Narva. In March 2017 he became a prize-winner at the International Robert Schumann Youth Competition in Dusseldorf.
Information for November 2017