Internationally Acclaimed Classical Pianist Rustem Hayroudinoff. BBC Music Magazine Nominee for the Best Instrumental CD of the Year.
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Described by London's Classic FM Magazine as a "sensationally gifted" musician of "stunning artistry", Rustem Hayroudinoff has performed to great critical acclaim in Japan, USA, Canada, his native Russia and Europe. More recently he has performed Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop, Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 3 with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Chopin's Concerto No. 2 with the London Philharmonic, as well as appearing with the Soloists of the LPO in their Chamber Contrasts series in London and Munich and giving recitals at the American Shakespeare Center and St John's Smith Square.
Some of the orchestras he has performed with are the Osaka Century Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony and London Philharmonic. His performances have been broadcast on most major classical radio stations around the world, and he has appeared in the documentary "The Unknown Shostakovich" alongside Vladimir Ashkenazy, Valery Gergiev and Maxim Shostakovich.
Hayroudinoff has recorded for NAMI Records (Japan), Decca and Chandos. His recordings of Shostakovich's Theatre Music and the Dvorak Piano Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic were selected amongst the Best CDs of the Year by BBC Music and Gramophone magazines. His CD of the Rachmaninoff Complete Preludes was selected by Classic FM Magazine as part of the 'four discs essential Rachmaninoff collection', alongside the recordings of Arthur Rubinstein and Andre Previn. His recording of the Complete Études-Tableaux by Rachmaninoff became the Instrumental Choice of the Month with the BBC Music Magazine and was nominated for the Best Instrumental CD of the Year Award. It was also selected as the finest version of these pieces on BBC Radio 3's Building a Library.
Rustem Hayroudinoff studied at the Moscow Conservatory and the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he is now a Professor of piano.