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Biography


Alexandra Mazurkevich is a laureate of numerous international piano competitions: Winner of the Steinway & Sons Förderpreis Klassik (2018, Stuttgart, Germany), Winner of the 9th Massarosa International Piano Competition (2018, Massarosa, Italy), Laureate of the II prize and special award for the best performance of composition of Estonian composer of the 2nd Tallinn International Piano Competition (2011, Tallinn, Estonia), Laureate of the II prize of the 3th International Piano Competition “La Palma d’Oro” (2018, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy), Laureate of the II prize of the IV Agustín Aponte International Piano Competition (2019, San Miguel de Abona, Spain), Laureate of the III prize of the 6th International Piano Competition "Euregio Piano Award" (2018, Geilenkirchen, Germany), Special Award Fundación Eutherpe (2017), Special Award Steingraeber & Söhne, Special Award Stadt Fulda of the International Piano Academy & Competition Pianale (2018, Schlitz, Germany).

Alexandra Mazurkevich regularly performs her solo concerts on the stages of Italy, Austria, Germany, Estonia, Spain, Russia, Lithuania... Her repertoire is wide and diversified. Pianist takes part in many projects with singers and instrumentalists, also pays much attention to chamber music. Alexandra Mazurkevich has performed on stage with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Folk Orchestra "Silver Strings", Taurida International Symphony Orchestra and others. Alexandra Mazurkevich is frequently seen on the premieres of modern composers. Pianist has performed as a part of different types of ensembles on various festivals like „Donaueschingen Musiktage“ and „Lachenmann Perspektiven“. Starting from 2015, pianist is a holder of a „Live Music Now“ fellowship.

Alexandra Mazurkevich was born in 1992 in Narva, Estonia. She studied at the St. Petersburger Rimsky-Korsakov College with Oleg Weinstein. She continued her studies at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart with Kirill Gerstein, Elena Margolina-Hait and Michael Hauber and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Marcus Schirmer. Alexandra Mazurkevich has also received masterclasses from renowned musicians as Dmitri Bashkirov, Eliso Virsaladze, Andrzej Jasiński, Akiko Ebi, Pietro De Maria, Grigory Gruzman, Markus Schirmer, Justas Dvarionas, Jay Gottlieb, Arbo Valdma, Tatjana Geringas, Yong Hi Moon, Aurélien Pontier, Uta Weyand, Elisabeth Tomlin, Fali Pavri, Petras Geniušas, Jun Kanno, Ralf Nattkemper, Ewa Poblocka, Adrián Enríquez, Stefania Neonato (fortepiano) and Christine Busch (violin) and others.



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