Philipp Kopachevsky, piano

Graduated from the Central School of Music of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and the Moscow Conservatoire itself (class of Sergei Dorensky).

Regular participant of the Stars of the 21st Century project at the Moscow State Philharmonic. Tours to Great Britain, Germany, the USA, The Netherlands, France, Italy, Greece, Poland, Spain, Japan and cities throughout Russia. He has gained particular popularity in Japan, where specially for a commission for NHK he recorded a disc of piano works by Chopin.

Prize-winner at eight international competitions including the International Franz Schubert Piano Competition in Germany. Has appeared with such ensembles as the Yevgeny Svetlanov State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow State Philharmonic, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St Petersburg State Philharmonic, the Russian National Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra and the English Chamber Orchestra. Has collaborated with the conductors Mstislav Rostropovich, Vladimir Spivakov, Mikhail Pletnev, Yuri Simonov, Yevgeny Kolobov, Alexander Dmitriev, William Noll, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Yevgeny Bushkov, Maxim Vengerov and Paul Watkins.

Has appeared at the Miami Piano Festival, the Mstislav Rostropovich Memorial Festival in Baku, the Baltic Seasons  festival, the  Vladimir Spivakov Invites  festival,  Stars on Baikal ,  Crescendo, Denis Matsuev Invites  and  Stars of the White Nights . Was involved in the world premiere of Benjamin Millepied’s ballet  Without  at the Mariinsky Theatre.

 Engagements for the current season include concerts at the Moscow Conservatoire and the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and appearances with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under Jan Latham-Koenig, the State Academic Symphony Cappella of Russia under Philipp Chizhevsky and the State Academic Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra under Terje Mikkelsen.