Roman Sosnin was born in Ryazan in 2003. Graduate of the School of Music of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (class of Yuri Bogdanov). Since 2019 he has been a student at the Gnesins Musical College of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (class of Yuri Bogdanov).
Prize-winner at the International Piano Festival Competition for Children and Youth Villahermosa (Villahermosa, Mexico, 2017; 2nd prize), the International Rachmaninoff Competition for Young Pianists (Moscow, 2018; 1st prize) and the International Piano Competition of Russian Music (Ryazan, 2019; 2nd prize), as well as a recipient of the Bronze Medal (2014) and the Silver Medal (2016) at the Youth Delphi Games in Russia. Diploma-recipient at the Nutcracker (2016) and Bluebird (2017) television competitions. Recipient of the Young Talents of Russia award (2015 and 2017) and grant-recipient of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation (2018) and the New Classics foundation (2018).
Has taken part in masterclasses given by Dmitry Bashkirov, Rafael Salinas, Leonid Zaichik, Borislava Taneva, Agathe Lemoni, Oleg Weinstein, Yuri Bogdanov, Lilia Boyadjieva, Mira Marchenko, Mikhail Khokhlov, Alexander Strukov, Natalia Bogdanova and Philippe Raskin.
Frequently performs in recital. Has appeared in Great Britain, other European countries and Mexico as well as at prestigious venues in Moscow (the Moscow International Performing Arts Center, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory) and St Petersburg. Has collaborated with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Participant in the festivals Moscow Greets Its Friends and Musical Krasnogorsk and concert programmes of the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation. Winner of the 1st prize and recipient of a special award (the Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin Grant) at the Kreutzer Sonata All-Russian Composers’ Competition (Moscow, 2018).
Participant in programmes of the St Petersburg Music House since 2019.
Information for September 2020