Andrey Pisarev is a Russian pianist combining an international concert career with teaching at the Moscow Conservatory, where he serves as a professor. In 1991, in the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, a young Russian pianist won Grand Prize – which was the first time since 1956 that Grand Prize had been awarded in this competition. It was Andrei Pisarev. Besides Mozart Competition Andrei Pisarev won 1st Prize in the Rachmaninoff Piano Competition (Moscow 1983) as well as 1st Prize in the UNISA TRANSNET International Piano Competition and Special Prizes for the best performances of a classical sonata and a Mozart Concerto (Pretoria 1992). Mr. Pisarev has wide repertoire and feels equally at home when he performs Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Prokofiev, Shostakovich. All those competitions opened doors of the most prestigious concert halls for the artist and brought engagements from the Words best symphony orchestras, such as Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, RAI Orchestra Milan, Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Both solo recitals and concerts with the orchestras were acclaimed by audience and critics in USA, South and Central America, Europe, Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, besides all Russia.
Moscow Conservatory, Russia