Alexey Kudryashov was born on April, 5, 1988 in Moscow. Graduated from the Moscow State College of F. Chopin, and later Moscow State Conservatoire of P. Tchaikovsky, where at the present time is studying in the graduate school of the People's artist of Russia Gornostaeva V. V.

Throughout the creative path worked with such musicians as Naumov L. N., Diev A. B., Nasedkin A. A.

Achievements, participation in competitions, festivals:

Laureate of several international competitions, among them the Grand Prix of the XII International competition of M. Yudina in Saint-Petersburg (2011), the 1st prize of the International competition of pianists organized by the Russian Conservatory of A. Scriabin in Paris (2004), 3rd prize and special prize «Best American performance» of Jose Iturbi competition in Los Angeles (2009), the absolute winner of the Internet music competition in Serbia (2011), a diploma and a special prize «For the best performance of Russian music» of V international  Scriabin Competition in Moscow (2012).

Concert performances:

Gives concerts in Russia and abroad (in Moscow, in Kostroma, in Velikiy Novgorod, in Fukuoka in Japan, in Paris, in Berlin, Krefeld, Essen, Braunlage, Hannover, Munich, Yohannesberg in Germany, Vienna, Salzburg in Austria, Velletry in Italy, Washington DC in the USA, etc.).

Chopin is one of the favorite composers of Alexey, and pianist already has creative communications with Poland. He won the Distinction prize of II International Piano Competition Halina Czerny-Stefańska in memoriam, Poznan, 2011. He played concerts in Warsaw (in Concert Hall of Academy of Chopin, Concert for Polish Congress of teachers), Poznan, Krakow, Kielse.

Discography:

In 2006 he recorded a CD with works of Chopin, Rachmaninov and Scriabin. 

Repertoire: 

In the repertoire of the pianist includes works of both classical and modern composers (Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Schuman, List, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Debussy, Chaykovsky, Skriabin, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, etc. )

Reviews:

Reviews of Kudryashov's concerts were in the newspapers and magazines of various countries of the world:

«Possessing a soft, melodious sound, Alexey Kudryashov plastically build the form of the composition, to fascinate by dramatic culminations. He plays naturally, without false pathos. His playing is harmonious and romantic», magazine «Music and time»(Russia), 1/2007.

«About technical skill at such level it is not necessary to speak, it is subordinated to the purposes of interpretation», the Internet-newspaper of Salzburg (Austria) "DrehPunktKultur".

Alexey Kudryashov