Alexander Ghindin

gindhin.jpgBorn in 1977, Alexander Ghindin studied piano at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the Russian capital. In 1994, he became the youngest winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition at its tenth edition, and in 1999, won the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition. The pianist is leading a busy career as a soloist and often gives recitals. In 2002, he made a brilliant American debut, then in 2007, he won the Cleveland Music Competition, which re-launched his American career.


During the "Russian season" at the Châtelet in 2003, he performed in recitals and as a soloist with the Russian National Orchestra. He often performs with Vladimir Spivakov for sonata evenings, most recently in October 2007 at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, and has recorded Brahms' Sonatas with this Russian violinist.  Over the course of the 2007-2008 season, the Russian pianist will perform with the Bordeaux Aquitaine and Monte Carlo orchestras, give a series of concerts with the National Philharmonic of Russia in Spain, Switzerland, Italy and Germany, give more than 25 concerts in North America, as well as go on tour in Poland and Slovenia.


Alexander Ghindin has appeared quite regularly at the Festival of Colmar since the year 2000, in recitals, as a soloist with orchestra, or with a chamber ensemble.

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