Russian pianist Denis Evstuhin has won international acclaim for his technical brilliance, remarkable sound quality and emotional depth. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Denis has performed in major cities and venues throughout Germany, Austria, Spain, Russia, France, Switzerland, Finland, Poland, Estonia, and the US.
Mr. Evstuhin has been presented on some of the world’s most prestigious concert stages, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, the Great Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff Halls in Moscow, the Mariinsky Theater and the Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, and the Warsaw Philharmonic in Poland. In 2010 he organized “Music at the Museum of Russian Art”, a series featuring a wide range of Russian classics, and serves as its Artistic Director. In 2011, Denis made his New York debut at the International Keyboard Institute & Festival in its Prestige Recital Series.
He has appeared on radio and television in Russia, Europe and the US, including Russian National Television and Minnesota Public Radio, performing works by Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. In 2010, he appeared on Garrison Keilor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” as well as on “Performance Today.”
Denis Evstuhin is a laureate of numerous prestigious international piano competitions, including the Paderewski International Piano Competition, the Andorra International Competition, the Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition, Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition in Los Angeles, the Iowa Piano Competition, among others.
Mr. Evstuhin holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees from the St. Petersburg Conservatory, as well as an Artist Diploma from Hamline University and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota, where he studied with Alexander Braginsky.
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