Aleksandr Zatsepin Aleksander Sergeyevich Zatsepin (born March 10, 1926, Novosibirsk, USSR) - a Soviet and Russian composer, famous for his soundtracks to many popular movies, notably comedies by Leonid Gaidai.
Aleksey Nasedkin Aleksey Nasedkin (Алексе́й Насе́дкин; born in Moscow, December 20, 1942) is a Russian pianist and composer.
Alexander Ardakov Alexander Ardakov (Александр Ардаков) (born in Samara, Russia, formerly Kuybyshev) is a Russian professional pianist, graduate of the Moscow Conservatoire and prizewinner at the Viotti Internati...
Alexander Braginsky Alexander Iosifovich Braginsky (Александр Иосифович Брагинский, Aleksandr Iosifovič Braginskij; May 29, 1944) is a Russian-born pianist, living in America.
Alexander Mosolov Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov ( – 11 July 1973) was a significant Russian composer of the early Soviet era, known best for his early futurist piano sonatas, orchestral episodes, and vocal music.
Alexander Osminin Alexander Petrovich Osminin (Александр Осминин, born November 19, 1981) is a Russian classical pianist who gives concerts throughout the world.
Alexander Satz Alexander Igorevich Satz was a Russian pianist and educator.
Alexander Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Скря́бин, –) was a Russian composer and pianist.
Alexander Siloti Alexander Ilyich Siloti (also Ziloti, Алекса́ндр Ильи́ч Зило́ти, Aleksandr Iljič Ziloti) (9 October 1863, near Kharkiv - 8 December 1945, New York) was a Russian pianist, conductor and...
Alexander Sverjensky Alexander Borisovich Sverjensky (Александр Борисович Сверженский) (26 March 1901 – 3 October 1971) was a Russian-born Australian pianist and teacher.
Alexander Uninsky Alexander Uninsky (Александр Юнинский, Aleksandr Yuninskij, pronounced You-nin-skee; 19 December 1972) was a Russian-American classical pianist.
Alexander Winkler (composer) Alexander (Gustav) Adolfovich Winkler, also Alexandre Adolfovitch Winkler (Александр Адольфович (Густав) Винклер; 3 March 1865 in Kharkiv – 6 August 1935 in Besançon), was a Russian pianis...
Alexander Zakin Alexander Zakin was a Russian-born pianist, best known for being the accompanist of the violinist Isaac Stern between 1940 and 1977.
Alexei Lubimov Alexei Lubimov (born 1944 as Алексе́й Бори́сович Люби́мов, Alexey Borisovich Lyubimov) is a Russian pianist, fortepianist and harpsichordist.
Alexei Soutchkov Alexei Soutchkov, in Russian Алексе́й Никола́евич Сучко́в, often transliterated in English Alexey Suchkov (Moscow, April 3, 1966), is a Russian pianist, prize winner of seventy national an...
Alexei Sultanov Alexei Sultanov (Алексей Султанов; August 7, 1969 – June 30, 2005) was a Russian-American classical pianist of Uzbek origin.
Alexei Volodin Alexei Volodin (Алексей Володин; born 1977) is a Russian pianist.
Alexis Golovin Alexis Golovin (Алексей Головин) (born in Moscow in 1945) is a Russian classical pianist.
Anastasia Gromoglasova Anastasia Gromoglasova (Анастасия Николаевна Громогласова; born 18 September 1984) is a Russian classical pianist, known for her active performance schedule either as piano solo, or as piano...
Anatole Kitain Anatole Kitain (17 September 190330 July 1980) was a Russian classical pianist.
Anatoly Dokumentov Anatoly Nikolayevich Dokumentov (Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Докуме́нтов, (December 19, 1937) is a Russian pianist and composer.
Andrei Diev Andrei Borisovich Diev (Андрей Борисович Диев), born July 7, 1958, Minsk, (Belorussia) - Russian pianist, Meritorious Artist (1995).
Andrei Gavrilov Andrei Vladimirovich Gavrilov (in Russian Андрей Владимирович Гаврилов, born September 21, 1955) is a Russian pianist.
Andrei Nikolsky Andrei Vladimirovich Nikolsky (Russian: Андрей Владимирович Никольский; 1959 in Moscow, Russia - 3 February 1995 near Waterloo, Belgium) was a Russian pianist.
Andrej Hoteev Andrej Hoteev (Андрей Хотеев/Andrei Chotejew; born December 2, 1946 in Leningrad) is a Russian classical pianist living in Germany.
Andrey Kasparov Andrey Rafailovich Kasparov (Անդրեյ Րաֆաիլի Կասպարով, Андре́й Рафаи́лович Каспа́ров, born 6 April 1966) is an Armenian-American pianist, composer and professor, holding both American and Russian citizenship.
Andrey Pisarev Andrey Pisarev (Rostov-on-Don, November 6, 1962) is a Russian pianist combining an international concert career with teaching at the Moscow Conservatory, where he serves as a professor.
Ania Dorfmann Ania Dorfmann (9 July 189921 April 1984) was a Russian-born American pianist and teacher, who taught at the Juilliard School in New York for many years and was the first of only a very few women pianists to play or record under Arturo Toscanini.
Anna Gourari Anna Semyonovna Gourari (Russian Анна Семёновна Гурарий, born 3 October 1972 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia) is a classical concert pianist.
Anna t'Haron Anna t’Haron is a pen name of Anna Yevdokimova (date of birth: August 6, 1978, place of birth: Chimkent (Чимкент), Kazakh SSR) – a Russian pianist, laureate of the All-Russian and Intern...
Anna Vinnitskaya Anna Vinnitskaya (Анна Валерьевна Винницкая, born 4 August 1983 in Novorossiysk) is a Russian pianist who won the 2007 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition.
Anna Yesipova Anna Yesipova (born Anna Nikolayevna Yesipova Анна Николаевна Есипова In Saint Petersburg, — died Saint Petersburg) was a prominent Russian pianist.
Anton Batagov Anton Batagov (born in Moscow, October 10, 1965) is a Russian pianist and post-minimalist composer.
Gleb Axelrod Gleb Borisovich Axelrod (Глеб Борисович Аксельрод; 11 October 1923, Moscow - 2 October 2003, Hannover) was a Russian pianist.
Grigoriy Korchmar Grigoriy Korchmar (Russian Григорий Корчмар, Grigorij Korčmar; alternately translated Grigori or Grigory) (born 1947 in Baltiysk) is a Russian composer and pianist.
Grigory Ginzburg Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg (Григорий Романович Ги́нзбург; May 29, 1904 in Nizhny Novgorod – December 5, 1961 in Moscow) was a Jewish-born, Russian pianist.
Grigory Sokolov Grigory Lipmanovich Sokolov (Григо́рий Ли́пманович Соколо́в; born April 18, 1950 in Leningrad) is a Russian concert pianist, often considered the greatest living pianist.
Gustav Kross Gustav Kross was a Russian pianist and teacher.
Heinrich Neuhaus Heinrich Gustavovich Neuhaus was a Soviet pianist and pedagogue of German extraction.
Henryk Pachulski Henryk Pachulski (16 October 18592 March 1921) was a Polish-born pianist, composer and teacher who spent most of his life in Russia.
Ignat Solzhenitsyn Ignat Aleksandrovich Solzhenitsyn is a Russian-American conductor and pianist who is the conductor laureate of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the principal guest conductor of the Mosc...
Igor Lovchinsky Igor Lovchinsky (Игорь Ловчинский; born December 15, 1984) is a Russian-American classical pianist.
Igor Stravinsky Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinsky or Stravinskii; Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, transliterated: Igorʹ Fëdorovič Stravinskij; 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American, composer, pianist and conductor.
Igor Zhukov Igor Mikhailovich Zhukov (born 1936) is a Russian pianist, conductor and sound engineer.
Ilona Timchenko Ilona Timchenko is a Russian pianist and composer, b. 1976, settled in Santiago de Compostela.
Ilya Itin Ilya Itin (born April 3, 1967, Yekaterinburg) is a Russian concert pianist of international acclaim currently residing in New York City.
Ilya Klyachko Ilya Klyachko (Russian Илья Романович Клячко, Ilijia Romanovič Kljačko) (1905–1998) was a pianist and piano teacher, professor of Moscow Conservatory.
Isabelle Vengerova Isabelle Vengerova (7 February 1956) was a Russian, later American, pianist and music teacher She was born Izabella Afanasyevna Vengerova (Изабелла Афанасьевна Венгерова), in Minsk (now in...
Issay Dobrowen Issay Alexandrovich Dobrowen (Исай Александрович Добровейн; in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire9 December 1953), born Itschok Zorachovitch Barabeitchik, was a Russian/Soviet-Norwegian pian...
Ivan Sokolov (composer) Ivan Glebovich Sokolov is a Russian-born composer and pianist, currently living in Germany.
Josef Lhévinne Josef Lhévinne (13 December 18742 December 1944) was a Russian pianist and piano teacher.
Katia Skanavi Katia Skanavi is a Russian pianist of Greek descent.
Kirill Gerstein Kirill Gerstein (Кирилл Герштейн), (born 1979, Voronezh, Soviet Union) is an American and Russian pianist.
Konstantin Igumnov Konstantin Nicolayevich Igumnov (Константи́н Никола́евич Игу́мнов; 1873, Lebedyan, Tambov Governorate, – March 24, 1948) was a Russian pianist and the teacher of many Russian pianists.
Konstantin Scherbakov Konstantin Scherbakov (11 June 1963 in Barnaul, Siberia, Russian SFSR) is a Russian pianist.
Konstantin Shamray Konstantin Shamray (born 1985, Novosibirsk, Soviet Union) is a Russian pianist.
Konstantin Soukhovetski Konstantin Alekseyevich Soukhovetski (born January 19, 1981) was born into a family of artists, and began playing the piano at the age of four.
Lazar Berman Lazar Naumovich Berman (Ла́зарь Нау́мович Бе́рман, Lazarʹ Naumovič Berman; February 26, 1930February 6, 2005) was a Soviet Russian classical pianist.
Leo Podolsky Leo Podolsky (May 25, 1894, Odessa, Ukraine – October 1, 1987, Los Angeles, California) was a classical pianist and educator.
Lola Astanova Lola Astanova (Лола Астанова, born 1985 in Tashkent, former USSR) is a Russian-American pianist, noted for her interpretations of compositions by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff, as well as piano...
Maria Agata Szymanowska Maria Szymanowska (Polish pronunciation: born Marianna Agata Wołowska; Warsaw, December 14, 1789 – July 25, 1831, St. Petersburg, Russia) was a Polish composer and one of the first profes...
Maria Grinberg Maria Grinberg (Russian: Mария Израилевна Гринберг, Marija Israilevna Grinberg) (September 6, 1908 – July 14, 1978), was a Ukrainian pianist and teacher.
Maria Yudina Maria (Mariya) Veniaminovna Yudina (Мари́я Вениами́новна Ю́дина, Mariya Veniaminovna Yudina; 1899 – November 19, 1970) was an influential Soviet pianist.
Marianna Prjevalskaya Marianna Prjevalskaya, praised by the critics as a "master of piano" and "a grand pianist", captivates audiences with the emotional intensity, maturity, richness and beauty of tone.
Marina Yakhlakova Marina Yakhlakova is a Russian prizewinning classical pianist. She was a student at the Gnessin State Musical College for gifted children and later at the Moscow Conservatory.
Mark Hambourg Mark Hambourg (Марк Михайлович Гамбург, 1 June 187926 August 1960) was a Russian-British concert pianist.
Mark Zeltser Mark Zeltser is a Soviet-born American pianist.
Maxim Shostakovich Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich (born in Leningrad on 10 May 1938) is a Russian conductor and pianist.
Mikhail Pletnev Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev (Михаил Васильевич Плетнёв – Mikhail Vasil'evič Pletnëv; born 14 April 1957) is a Russian virtuoso concert pianist, conductor, and composer.
Mikhail Raukhverger Mikhail Rafailovich Raukhverger (also transliterated as Rauchverger or Rauverger; Михаил Рафаилович Раухвергер; November 22, 1901 October 18, 1989) was a Jewish–Soviet pianist and composer.
Mikhail Rudy Mikhail Rudy (: born April 3, 1953), is a Russian-born French pianist, who has won several awards for his recordings including the Grand prix du disque.
Mikhail Voskresensky Mikhail Voskresensky (Russian Михаил Сергеевич Воскресенский) is a Russian pianist.
Mikhaïl Faerman Mikhail Faerman (born 1955, in Beltsi, Moldavia, USSR) is a Russian-Belgian classical pianist.
Miri Yampolsky Miri Yampolsky is a pianist who made her orchestral debut as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and maestro Zubin Mehta at the age of 16, playing Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1. Sin...
Miroslav Kultyshev Miroslav Kultyshev (born 1985) is a Russian classical pianist and was awarded second prize at the 2007 International Tchaikovsky Competition (no first prize was awarded).
Mischa Levitzki Mischa Levitzki (also seen as Levitski; May 25, 1898 – January 2, 1941) was a Russian-born American concert pianist.
Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova Nadezhda Nikolayevna Rimskaya-Korsakova (Надежда Николаевна Римская-Корсакова née Purgold (October 19 (N.S. October 31), 1848May 24, 1919) was a Russian pianist and composer as well as the wife ...
Naum Shtarkman Naum Lvovich Shtarkman was a Soviet and Russian classical pianist.
Nikolai Rubinstein Nikolai Grigoryevich Rubinstein (Никола́й Григо́рьевич Рубинште́йн; –) was a Russian pianist, conductor and composer.
Nikolai Tcherepnin Nikolai Nikolayevich Tcherepnin (Russian: Николай Николаевич Черепнин; – 26 June 1945) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor.
Nikolai Zverev Nikolai Sergeyevich Zverev (Николай Серге́евич Зве́рев, sometimes transliterated Nikolai Zveref; 1832) was a Russian pianist and teacher known for his pupils Alexander Siloti, Sergei Rachm...
Olga Kern Olga Kern (Ольга Керн) is a Russian classical pianist who now resides in New York.
Olga Kozlova Olga Kozlova (Ольга Козлова; born 1986 in Penza, Russia) is a Russian pianist.
Osminin Alexander Osminin Alexander is a Russian classical pianist and gives concerts throughout the world.
Ossip Gabrilowitsch Ossip Gabrilowitsch was a Russian-born American pianist, conductor and composer.
Oxana Yablonskaya Oxana Yablonskaya (Оксана Михайловна Яблонская, born December 6, 1938) is a Russian pianist who has had an active international performance career since the early 1960s.
Paul de Schlözer Paul (Pavel Yulievich) de Schlözer (1841 or 18421898), also seen as Paul Schlözer, Paul (de) Schlozer, Paul (de) Schloezer, Paul von Schlözer, Paweł Schlözer, Pyotr von Schlözer and Pavel Schlet...
Stanislav Neuhaus Stanislav Genrikhovich Neuhaus (Russian: Станислав Генрихович Нейгауз) (March 21, 1927January 24, 1980) was a Soviet-Russian classical pianist.
Sulamita Aronovsky Sulamita Aronovsky, born in Lithuania in 1929, is a classical pianist and piano teacher who spent her formative years in Russia, moving to London in 1971.
Svetlana Smolina Svetlana Smolina is a Russian pianist, born in Nizhny Novgorod.
Sviatoslav Richter Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Святослав Теофилович Рихтер Sviatosláv Teofílovich Ríkhter, Святослав Теофілович Ріхтер; – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist well known for the depth of...
Tatiana Nikolayeva Tatiana Petrovna Nikolayeva (Татья́на Петро́вна Никола́ева, Tat'jana Petrovna Nikolaeva; May 4, 1924November 22, 1993) was a Russian Soviet pianist, composer and teacher.
Tatiana Shebanova Tatiana Shebanova was a Russian pianist, born on 12 January 1953 in Moscow.
Vadim Rudenko Vadim Rudenko (born in Krasnodar, 1967) is a Russian pianist.
Valentina Igoshina Valentina Igoshina (b. 4 November 1978, Bryansk, Bryansk Oblast, Russiam SFSR) is a Russian classical pianist.
Valery Afanassiev Valery Afanassiev (Валерий Павлович Афанасьев, Valerij Pavlovič Afanasiev; born 8 September 1947) is a Russian pianist, writer and conductor.
Valery Sigalevitch Valery Sigalevitch (Russian: Валерий Львович Сигалевич, Valerij Levovič Sigalevič; born in 1950) is a Russian classical concert pianist.
Valery Zhelobinsky Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky (Bалерий Bикторович Желобинский; sometimes transcribed from the Cyrillic as 'Zhelobinski' or 'Valarie Jelobinsky'; Tambov, 27 January 1913 – Leningrad, 13 A...
Vasily Safonov Vasily Ilyich Safonov (Васи́лий Ильи́ч Сафо́нов, Vasi'lij Ilji'č Safo'nov; 6 February 185227 February 1918), also known as Wassily Safonoff, was a Russian pianist, teacher, conductor a...
Vasily Shcherbakov Vasily Shcherbakov (Василий Фёдорович Щербаков, Vasily Fyodorovitch Shcherbakov; Born June 19 1969) is a Russian pianist, professor and composer.
Vassily Primakov Vassily Primakov (born in Moscow, Russia) is an award-winning Russian concert pianist and recording artist known for his interpretations of Chopin.
Vera Gornostayeva Vera Gornostayeva (b. October 1, 1929) is a Russian pianist and pedagogue.
Vera Timanova Vera Viktorovna Timanova (18 February 1855 – 22 February 1942) was a Russian pianist.
Victor Merzhanov Victor Karpovich Merzhanov (Ви́ктор Ка́рпович Мержа́нов) (August 15, 1919December 20, 2012) was a Russian pianist.
Viktor Lyadov Viktor Lyadov (born in Engels, 1966) is a Russian pianist.
Viktoria Postnikova Viktoria Valentinovna Postnikova (born 12 January 1944) is a Russian pianist.
Vladimir de Pachmann Vladimir von Pachmann or Pachman (27 July 18486 January 1933) was a pianist of Russian-German ethnicity, especially noted for performing the works of Chopin, and also for his eccentric on-...
Vladimir Feltsman Vladimir Feltsman (Владимир Оскарович Фельцман, Vladimir Oskarovič Feltsman; born in Moscow on 8 January 1952) is a Russian American classical pianist.
Vladimir Horowitz Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (Володи́мир Самiйло́вич Го́ровиць, Volodymyr Samijlovich Gorovitz; November 5, 1989) was a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer.
Vladimir Krainev Vladimir Krainev (Russian: Владимир Всеволодович Крайнев) (April 1, 1944April 29, 2011) was a Russian pianist and professor of piano, People's Artist of the USSR.
Vladimir Mischouk Vladimir Mischouk (born 1968 in Saint Petersburg) is a Russian classical pianist, Honoured Artist of Russia.
Vladimir Ovchinnikov (pianist) Vladimir Pavlovich Ovchinnikov (born January 2, 1958) is a Russian pianist from Belebey, Bashkir ASSR. He is the only pianist ever to win the top prizes at both the International Tchaikovsky Com...
Vladimir Rebikov Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov (Влади́мир Ива́нович Ре́биков, Vladi'mir Iva'novič Re'bikov; born May 31 OS May 191866 - Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia — died October 1, 1920 - Yalta, Crimea, Ukr...
Vladimir Sofronitsky Vladimir Vladimirovich Sofronitsky (or Sofronitzky, Владимир Владимирович Софроницкий, Vladimir Sofronitskij; – August 26, 1961) was a Soviet-Russian classical pianist, best known as ...
Władysław Pachulski Władysław Pachulski (c. 18551919) was a Polish violinist, pianist and amateur composer who was the secretary to and later son-in-law of Nadezhda von Meck, the patroness for 13 years of Pyotr Ily...
Yakov Flier Yakov Vladimirovich Flier (Яков Владимирович Флиер; 1912 – December 18, 1977; last name also spelled Fliere or Fliyer) was a Russian concert pianist and teacher.
Yakov Kasman Yakov Kasman (b. February 24, 1967) is a Russian classical pianist, professor of piano, and artist-in-residence at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Yefim Bronfman Yefim "Fima" Naumovich Bronfman (Ефим Наумович Бронфман; born April 10, 1958) is a Soviet-born Israeli-American pianist.
Yelena Bekman-Shcherbina Yelena Alexandrovna Bekman-Shcherbina (Елена Александровна Бекман-Щербина) (January 12, 1882 – September 30, 1951) was a Russian pianist, composer and teacher.
Yevgeny Gunst Yevgeny Ottovich Gunst (May 26 (Julian) / June 7 (Gregorian), 1877 – January 30, 1950) was a Russian composer, pianist, music essayist and pedagogue.