Since September 2017 Rustam Khanmurzin continues his studies the Royal College of Music, now studying with Professors Ian Jones and Kathron Sturrok as a Constant and Kit Lambert Junior Fellow supported by David Young Prize. During his studies in London he appeared in number of festivals in such venues as St John’s Smith Square, Victoria and Albert Museum, Pushkin House, Starr Cinema (Tate Modern), Cadogan Hall, St Lawrence Jewry, etc, also performing for Berlioz Society, Consort and Boodles Clubs, and in cities of France, Russia, Italy and Spain. His major awards now include 1st Prize at RCM Concerto Competition and 3rd Prize at Clamo International Piano Competition
Rustam 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, and now the project is followed by Rustam’s recordings of Russian early keyboard pieces. It was Rustam Khanmurzin who was entrusted by PETROF Pianos to introduce a new Ant. Petrof 275 grand piano on Russian music stage. Twice Rustam won the Presidential Award for Talented Youth; in 2015 he was awarded with the PianoForum Magazine Award and Russian Music Union Prize ‘for a brilliant performance at the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory’.
Musicians’ Company Award: RCM Lambert Fellowship 2019
Photograph: Emil Matveev
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