Anton Samsonov was born in St Petersburg in 2001. At the age of six he entered the "St Petersburg" Arts Lyceum. He is currently a 10th year student at the Lyceum in the class of Lyudmila Kostromitina. Prize-winner at the St Petersburg Open Competition of Young Pianists (2010, 1st prize), the International Anton Rubinstein Competition The Miniature in Russian Music in St Petersburg (2012, 2014 and 2016, 1st prizes) and the All-Russian Competition Young Talents of Russia in Moscow (2016 and 2017). Recipient of the St Petersburg City Government Young Talents Prize (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017). Grant-recipient of the International Vladimir Spivakov Charitable Foundation (2016). Appears at various halls in St Petersburg and other Russian cities and tours throughout Europe.
Information for December 2017