Valentin Malinin

All prize winners
EMCY Prize
Date of birth 2018/03/25

Valentin Malinin was born in 2001 in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation.
Currently, he is a pupil of the Central Music School at the Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky, in the 9th grade, under the guidance of Professors N. B. Bogdanova.
He is the winner of many national and international competitions and performed concerts accompanied by chamber and symphony orchestras.
The young musician participated in different cultural and educational projects, including the Russian Educational Center “Sirius” with the support of the Russian President.
In June 2017, Valentin won the EMCY prize at the International Competition for Young Pianists ‘A Step Towards Mastery’.

If you are interested in working with Valentin, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.



J. S. Bach, Partita No. 5 in G major (BWV 829)
J. S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue WTC 1 No. 23 in B major (BWV 868)
J. S. Bach – S. Rachmaninov, Suite from Violin Partita No. 3 in E major: 2. Gavotte
J. Brahms, Variations on a theme by Paganini, op. 35 (book 1)
L. van Beethoven, Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, op. 78
G. Catoire, Five Pieces for Piano (cinq morceaux), op. 10
A. Ginastera, 3 Argentinian Dances, Op. 2
M.-A. Hamelin, Etude No. 9: After Rossini (“Tarantella”) in f minor
J. Haydn, Sonata Hob XVI:39 in G major (part 1)
F. Liszt, Grand Etude de Paganini in A minor, No. 6
F. Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D flat major
F. Liszt, Years of pilgrimage, Italy: Petrarch sonnet No. 104 in E major
V. Malinin, Kankan and Fugue on one theme
V. Malinin, Pianissimo for piano solo
V. Malinin, Preludium-expromtum
V. Malinin, Toccata in G major
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 12 in F major, K.332
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 17 in B-flat major, K.570 (part 1)
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 18 in D major, K.576 (part 1)
S. Prokofiev, Sarcasms Op. 17
S. Rachmaninov, Etude-tableau in F-sharp minor, op. 39 No. 3
S. Rachmaninov, Preludes in B-flat major (op. 23 No. 2), B minor (op. 32 No. 10)
N. Rimsky-Korsakov – G.Cziffra, “Flight of the Bumblebee”
A. Scriabin. Piano Sonata No.3 in F-sharp minor
R. Schumann. Romance in F sharp major, op.28 No. 2

Chamber music

C. Franck, Sonata for violin and piano in A major
W. A. Mozart, Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K.478 (part 1)
C. M. von Weber, Trio for flute, cello and piano in G minor, op. 63
R. Schumann, Three Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, op. 73

With orchestra

J. S. Bach, Concerto for Harpsichord , String orchestra and basso continuo No. 5 in F minor, part 1 (BWV 1056)
F. Lizst, Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major
E. Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, part 3
S. Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major
S. Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini