Boris Kuznetsov


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Pianist Boris Kuznetsov’s breakthrough began in 2009 when he won the German Music Competition. Soon after, he made his Carnegie Hall debut and received excellent reviews from the New York Times, “Most impressive interpretation.”
Born in Moscow, Boris Kuznetsov began his education at the traditional Gnessin Academy. He has lived in Germany since the age of eight and completed his studies with Prof. Bernd Goetzke in Hanover.

First prizes at international competitions, the Fellowship of the renowned British Borletti-Buitoni Trust, scholarships from the German Foundation for Musical Life and the German National Academic Foundation as well as numerous CD recordings mark important milestones in his pianistic development.

In addition to solo playing, chamber music and song accompaniment developed into a special passion of the pianist. In the meantime Boris Kuznetsov performs worldwide in various chamber music ensembles and with renowned soloists. In Germany, he has performed at venues including the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt, the Prinzregententheater and the Gasteig in Munich, and the Berlin Philharmonie.

Boris Kusnezow teaches at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and lives in Hanover.