234th Season

Sergei Redkin

Piano

Sergei Redkin was born on 27 October 1991 in Krasnoyarsk. He began to play the piano at the age of six. from 1998 he studied at the Municipal Music Lyceum of the Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Music and Theatre under Galina Boguslavskaya (piano) and Eduard Markaich (improvisation). in 2004 he entered the Middle Specialised School of Music of the St Petersburg State Conservatoire, classes of Olga Kurnavina (piano) and Professor Alexander Mnatsakanian of the St Petersburg Conservatoire (composition). Having graduated from the school with distinction, in 2009 he entered the St Petersburg State Conservatoire itself (class of Alexander Sandler). Since 2011 he has trained at the International Piano Academy Lake Como (Italy) under William Grant Naborй with the support of the St Petersburg House of Music.

Prize-winner at numerous Russian and international competitions including the III International Sergei Rachmaninoff Music Festival and Competition (St Petersburg, 2005), the VI International Baltic Sea Nations Young Pianists’ Competition Dedicated to the Works of Frйdйric Chopin (Estonia, 2006), the III Moscow Genrikh Neigauz Festival of Young Pianists (2008), the VII International Konstantin Igumnov Young Pianists’ Competition (Lipetsk, 2008), the I International Dmitry Shostakovich Competition of Chamber Ensembles and Piano Duets (together with the Juventa trio, Moscow, 2008), the New Names Young Musicians’ International Competition (together with the Juventa trio, Moscow 2008), the Chopin-2010 Festival and Competition (the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, 2010) and the VIII International Ignacy Paderewski Piano Competition (Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2010).

Grant-recipient from Alexander and Irina von Bismarck’s charitable foundation (Germany), the Foundation of the Palaces of St Petersburg International Music Festival (Artistic Director – Maria Safariants), the Expert Council of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, the Gartow Stiftung (Germany), the Maestro Temirkanov International Foundation for Cultural Initiatives, the Russian Standard charitable foundation’s Talented Youth of Russia programme and the St Petersburg House of Music (Artistic Director – Sergei Roldugin together with Bank Rossiya).

Has taken part in concerts and music projects such as the Baltika Youth Chamber Orchestra under Pavel Smelkov (St Petersburg) and the Youth to Youth programme of the innovative project Open Stage set up by the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation (Moscow) as well as projects run by the St Petersburg House of Music and the XV International Festival Musical Olympus (President  –Irina Nikitina).

He has given concerts on tour in Germany, Poland, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Sweden and Italy. He has performed at the Great and Small Halls of the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky and Hermitage Theatres, the State Academic Cappella and the Konstantin, Catherine and Beloselsky-Belozersky Palaces. He has performed with orchestras under such conductors as Alexander Chernushenko, Anatoly Rybalko, Alexander Polishchuk, Arkady Steinlucht, Mikhail Shcherbakov, Pavel Smelkov, Fabio Mastrangelo, Eyyub Kuliev and Marek Pijarowski. Has taken part in master-classes given by Dmitri Shteinberg, Alexander Bonduryansky, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Andrzej Jasiсski, Nikolai Petrov, Dmitri Bashkirov, William Grant Naborй, Malcolm Bilson, John Perry, Vladimir Mishchuk, Fou Ts’ong and Peter Frankl.

Sergei Redkin was born on 27 October 1991 in Krasnoyarsk. He began to play the piano at the age of six. from 1998 he studied at the Municipal Music Lyceum of the Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Music and Theatre under Galina Boguslavskaya (piano) and Eduard Markaich (improvisation). in 2004 he entered the Middle Specialised School of Music of the St Petersburg State Conservatoire, classes of Olga Kurnavina (piano) and Professor Alexander Mnatsakanian of the St Petersburg Conservatoire (composition). Having graduated from the school with distinction, in 2009 he entered the St Petersburg State Conservatoire itself (class of Alexander Sandler). Since 2011 he has trained at the International Piano Academy Lake Como (Italy) under William Grant Naborй with the support of the St Petersburg House of Music.

Prize-winner at numerous Russian and international competitions including the III International Sergei Rachmaninoff Music Festival and Competition (St Petersburg, 2005), the VI International Baltic Sea Nations Young Pianists’ Competition Dedicated to the Works of Frйdйric Chopin (Estonia, 2006), the III Moscow Genrikh Neigauz Festival of Young Pianists (2008), the VII International Konstantin Igumnov Young Pianists’ Competition (Lipetsk, 2008), the I International Dmitry Shostakovich Competition of Chamber Ensembles and Piano Duets (together with the Juventa trio, Moscow, 2008), the New Names Young Musicians’ International Competition (together with the Juventa trio, Moscow 2008), the Chopin-2010 Festival and Competition (the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, 2010) and the VIII International Ignacy Paderewski Piano Competition (Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2010).

Grant-recipient from Alexander and Irina von Bismarck’s charitable foundation (Germany), the Foundation of the Palaces of St Petersburg International Music Festival (Artistic Director – Maria Safariants), the Expert Council of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, the Gartow Stiftung (Germany), the Maestro Temirkanov International Foundation for Cultural Initiatives, the Russian Standard charitable foundation’s Talented Youth of Russia programme and the St Petersburg House of Music (Artistic Director – Sergei Roldugin together with Bank Rossiya).

Has taken part in concerts and music projects such as the Baltika Youth Chamber Orchestra under Pavel Smelkov (St Petersburg) and the Youth to Youth programme of the innovative project Open Stage set up by the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation (Moscow) as well as projects run by the St Petersburg House of Music and the XV International Festival Musical Olympus (President  –Irina Nikitina).

He has given concerts on tour in Germany, Poland, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Sweden and Italy. He has performed at the Great and Small Halls of the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky and Hermitage Theatres, the State Academic Cappella and the Konstantin, Catherine and Beloselsky-Belozersky Palaces. He has performed with orchestras under such conductors as Alexander Chernushenko, Anatoly Rybalko, Alexander Polishchuk, Arkady Steinlucht, Mikhail Shcherbakov, Pavel Smelkov, Fabio Mastrangelo, Eyyub Kuliev and Marek Pijarowski. Has taken part in master-classes given by Dmitri Shteinberg, Alexander Bonduryansky, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Andrzej Jasiсski, Nikolai Petrov, Dmitri Bashkirov, William Grant Naborй, Malcolm Bilson, John Perry, Vladimir Mishchuk, Fou Ts’ong and Peter Frankl.


Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg