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Nikolai Kuznetsov was born 26.12.1994 in Moscow in the family of musicians. Graduate of the Moscow Gnesin Music College (Tatiana Shklovskaya) and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (prof. Sergei Dorensky)

2004–2014 Gnessins Moscow Special School (college), Shklovskaya Tatiana
2014–2019 Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I.Tchaikovsky, prof. Sergei Dorensky
2019–2021 Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I.Tchaikovsky, prof. Andrey Pisarev, prof. Nikolai Lugansky

During studying Nikolai achieved much success. He was chosen a grant-aided student and took part in the concerts organized by Charity Foundation of Vladimir Spivakov, Yury Rozum and Culture Development Fund “Homecoming”. He plays in the best concert halls of the country with symphony and chamber orchestras of Russia and Europe.

He performed on tour in many towns and cities in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Slovenia,Italy, Colombia. Nikolai was the awardee of public award “The Future of Russia” two times (Moscow, 2008, 2011). In 2008 he got the grant of the Pricewaterhouse Coopers firm.

He receiver the fellowship and participated in the concerts of Roerich Charitable Foundation as well as in the concerts organized by the Moscow Public Culture Fund. He was awarded the grant by “Yamaha Music” and the scholarship of the Government of the Russian Federation.

Main awards:
2010 - International Piano Competition “The Wreath to Chopin” Russia, Veliky Novgorod (The First prize)
2011 - International piano Competition “Chopin Golden Ring”, Slovenia, Radovlitsa (The Second prize)
2012 - Moscow International Festival of Young Soloists (Laureate)
2012 - The Third International Competition of Masterly Performance, Russia, Krasnodar (The First prize)
2014 - The First International Competition of Young Musicians , Russia, Moscow (The First prize)
2014 - The Fifth Balakirev International Piano Competition, Russia, Krasnodar (The 2nd Prize)
2014 - Yamaha Music Award, Russia, Moscow 2016 - 7th International Panama Piano Competition, Central America, Panama-City (The 4th Prize)
2018 - 23rd Ricard Vines International Piano Competition, Spain, Lleida (The 1st Prize)
2019 -1st International Piano Competition “Wandering music stars” Israel, Tel Aviv (The 1st Prize)
2020 - Euregio Piano Award (online) (The 1st Prize)
2021 - Monte Carlo Piano Masters, Monaco (Grand Prix)

Nikolai Kuznetsov also took part in various musical projects, such as:
Spivakov international festival " Moscow meets friends»
Anniversary music marathon for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt (Moscow, Russia)
Close the music festival "PRIMORSKY KLYUCH" (Vladivostok, Russia),
Closing of the X International music festival of performing arts "MUSIC — OUR COMMON HOME" (Kharkiv, Ukraine),
Closing of the international festival "EUROPEAN CONCERTS in ST. PETERSBURG» (Russia),
Kyoto International Music Festival (Japan),
Music project "LIGHT A STAR" (Italy),
International Piano Festivals in Bogota and Bucaramanga (Colombia)

Nikolai actively tours cities in Russia, Europe and South America. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Moscow Philharmonic's Federal program with the support of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation "Stars of the XXI century”

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