Alexander Romanovsky

Born in the Ukraine in 1984, Alexander studied with Leonid Margarius at the Imola Piano Academy and with Dmitri Alexeev at the Royal College of Music in London. He has recently appeared as soloist both with the Mariinsky Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev in the Mariinsky Concert Hall in St. Petersburg and with the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Michael Pletnev in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, as well as with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican in London and the English Chamber Orchestra.

He has been invited to major European festivals and venues including La Roque d’Anthéron in France, the Klavier-Festival Ruhr in Germany and the Chopin and his Europe Piano Festival in Warsaw, and is a frequent guest of the International Piano Festival Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli in Brescia and Bergamo, Italy.

Since moving to Italy in 1997, Alexander has appeared in venues in Turin, Bologna, Naples, Teatro della Pergola in Florence, Teatro Politeama in Palermo, the Auditorio Verdi and Teatro dal Verme in Milan and the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. Further afield, he has given concerts in the USA and Japan.

Notably, in 2007 Alexander has performed on an invitation at the Papal Residence in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI in a concert celebrating the 110th Anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s birth.

Last seasons highlights included his debut with the Chicago Symphony and James Conlon in Ravinia and with the New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert in Vail, concerts at the Stresa and Colmar festivals and performances with the National Philharmonic of Russia and Vladimir Spivakov, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and Vladimir Fedoseyev.

Alexander Romanovsky opened the 25th “Master Pianists Series” at the Main Hall of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. During the last seasons he played with the Filarmonica della Scala at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Hallé Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra.

Future engagements include a tour with the Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano, and with the NHK Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.

Since 2014, Alexander Romanovsky is the artistic director of the Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition.