About

Rustam Khanmurzin is a Young Artist of The Musicians’ Company and the Oxford Lieder Festival, a former Constant and Kit Lambert Junior Fellow at Royal College of Music where he studied with Ian Jones and Kathron Sturrok. Rustam appeared in a number of festivals with solo, chamber and concerto programmes all across Eurasia, including Festival Auvers-sur-Oise and Rheingau Musik, hosted by such
venues as Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Hofburg Palace, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Tate Modern, St John’s Smith Square, Daegu Concert House, Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, Johannisberg Palace, Cadogan Hall and Boodle’s Club.
His major awards now include the 1st Prize at RCM Concerto Competition 2019 and 3rd Prize at Clamo International Piano Competition.

 

Rustam Khanmurzin started his music education in Surgut, Russia, with Irina Bukanina, and continued his studies at Central Music School, and then at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Alexander Mndoyants.  He made his concerto debut with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at the Moscow Soloists Festival where he was awarded a title of Laureate for an outstanding performance of the 2nd Piano Concerto by Chopin. In 2012 in South Korea the First Lady of Poland presented Rustam with the Silver medal of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Chopin Piano Competition. In 2013 the Melodiya Lable launched Anthology of Piano Music by Russian and Soviet Composers CD Series with Rustam’s recordings of pieces by Tchaikovsky, as well as Rachmaninoff: Transcriptions for Flute and Piano was released in 2020. In 2015 he was awarded with the PianoForum Magazine Award ‘for a brilliant performance at the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory’.

 

 

 

Along with his solo pathway Rustam is also widely recognized as an emerging collaborative pianist. In 2015-2017 he worked as an opera répétiteur at Russian University of Theatre Arts; also in spring and summer season 2017 he was invited to prestigious Sirius Centre in Sochi to coach young instrumentalists. His recent competition success includes First Prize at Brooks-van der Pump English Song Competition and Titanic Memoriam Piano Prize at Lies Askonas Competition in 2019.