Vladimir Petrov

Laureate and Audience Prize Winner at the 63rd Ferruccio Busoni Competition 2021, pianist Vladimir Petrov is internationally hailed as one of the leading piano stars of our times. Petrov is also the First Prize-winner of the V International Piano Competition in memoriam of Vera Lotar-Shevchenko in Russia, the VI International “José Jacinto Cuevas” Yamaha Piano Competition in Mexico, the International Piano Competition “Ciudad de Vigo” in Spain, and the NTD International Piano Competition in New York.

Petrov has embarked on what is now a brilliant career, having already appeared in some of the world’s most important concert venues, including the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, the historic Main Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, Salle Cortot in Paris, Salle Frank-Martin in Geneve, Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico, amongst others. He has performed with numerous orchestras across the globe, including the Mariinsky Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of San Luis Potosi, Camerata Venia under the baton of renowned conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Lanfranco Marceletti, Tito Muñoz, Pavel Gershtein, Roman Revueltas, Gleb Skvortsov, Eduardo Barrios. In chamber music, Vladimir Petrov has also frequently performed with the great violinists Kristof Barati and Graf Mourzha.

Vladimir Petrov was born in Moscow in 1997 and moved with his musical family to Mexico at a very young age. His great talent was manifested early in life, and since the age of eight he has been participating in a number of prominent festivals in Russia and abroad, including, Denis Matsuev’s 10th Concert Music Festival “Crescendo”, Festival “Denis Matsuev Presents” and “Stars on Baikal”, Valery Gergiev’s XIII Moscow Easter Festival and Contemporary Piano Faces International Festival, and Vladimir Spivakov’s “Moscow Meets Friends”. Petrov released four albums, including Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes recorded at the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, and most lately, Encores, recorded in Spain.

Vladimir Petrov is a graduate of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow, where he studied under Prof. Valery Piassetsky and Eliso Virsaladze, and he has continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany, under Grigory Gruzman.