Mikhail Kambarov

All prize winners
Third Prize
Nationality: Russian
Instrument: Piano/keyboard
Date of birth 2000/11/24
Promoted by EMCY, Young Hearts for Music Tour 2017

Mikhail Kambarov was born in 2000. Since 2007, he has been studying in the class of Natalia Nikolaevna at the Balakirev Music School in Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). Mikhail made his debut at the age of seven when he performed with the Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been a laureate at the International Competition-Festival of the International Charity Program ‘New Names’ in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. In 2009, he received a scholarship from the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod, V. P. Shantsev, for his participation in ‘New Names’. He has also participated in the music project ‘Youth Assembly’ and the Yuzhnouralsk-Salzburg Festival in Salzburg (Austria) in 2014.

Mikhail has won number of national and international music competitions, including: 1st prize at the International Competition in Italy (2009); Grand Prix at the International Competition on Videos ‘Music Vernissage in Magnitogorsk (Russia) (2013), 1st prize of the Russian Competition of Young Pianists Named after N. G. Lavrentieva (2008); winner of the International Competition of Contemporary Music in Switzerland (Fribourg 2014) and winner of International Competition for Young Pianists ‘A Step Towards Mastery’ (2015).

You can listen to Mikhail here.


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J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in E minor WTC II
J. S. Bach, French Suite No.6 in E Major B.W.V.817
J. S. Bach and A. Siloti, Chorale Prelude
L. Van Beethoven, Sonata No.10 in G Major (Op.14, No.2)
F. Chopin, Bolero (Op.19)
F. Chopin, Waltz in A minor
F. Chopin, Waltz in D flat Major (Op.64)
F. Chopin, Etude in E flat minor (Op.10, No.6)
F. Chopin, Waltz in F Major (Op.34, No.3)
F. Chopin, Rondo in C minor (Op.1)
F. Chopin, Etude in A flat Major (Op. 10, No. 10)
F. Chopin, Impromptu in F sharp Major (Op. 36, No. 2)
F. Chopin, Nocturne in D flat Major (Op. 27, No. 2)
F. Chopin, Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante (Op.22)
J. Haydn, Sonata in A flat Major (Op.54, No.3)
J. Haydn, Sonata in G Major HOB XVI: 6
F. Liszt, Juniors Etudes
F. Liszt, Polonaise No. 2 in E Major
A. Lyadov, Variations on a Theme by Glinka (Op.35)
N. K. Medtner, Primavera (Op.39)
N. K. Medtner, Canzona Serenata (Op.38, No.6)
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 11 in A Major K.331
W. A. Mozart, Allegro in G Minor K.312
S. Prokofiev, Etude in C minor (Op.2, No.3)
P. Sancan, Toccata
D. Scarlatti, Sonata in D Major K.145
D. Scarlatti, Sonata in D minor K.213 L108
A. Schnittke, Improvisation and Fugue
R. Shchedrin, Basso Ostinato
P. I. Tchaikovsky, The Seasons (Op.37a, No.9 and 10)

With orchestra

J. S. Bach, Concerto in D minor B.W.V.1052
F. Chopin, Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante (Op.22)
F. Mendelssohn, Brilliant Capriccio (Op.22)
W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 21 K.467, II and III mov
M. Ravel, Piano Concerto in G Major
R. Schuman, Concerto in A minor I mov. (Op.54)
A. Scriabin, Concerto in F sharp minor III mov. (Op.20)