Vitaly Petrov

12, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Vitaly is a student of the Special Music School-Lyceum at the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory, teacher – Alexander Sandler.

Laureate of the VI St. Petersburg Open Competition for Young Pianists (2010), VII and VIII International Competition named after A. G. Rubinstein  Miniature in Russian music (St. Petersburg, 2010, 2012), III Stockholm International Music Competition (Switzerland, 2014), II International competition for musicians  The way to perfection (Tambov, 2014),  VI International Competition St. Petersburg in the Mirror of World Musical Culture (2014), London International Internet Music Competition (2014, I prize), All-Russian Internet-Contest Music Fireworks (Vologda, 2015). Diploma laureate of the I International Competition-Festival Sberbank Debut (Kiev, Ukraine, 2013), XII and XIII International Russian Rotary Children Music Competition (Moscow, 2014, 2015). Since 2014 has been a scholar of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation. Participates in various concerts and festivals: Children's Earth, St. Petersburg Musical Spring, Sergey Oskolkov and His Friends, Moscow Meets Friends.

Vitaly’s hobbies are physics, astronomy and history; he enjoys drawing, reading and travelling.

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round 1

S. Rachmaninoff. Etude-tableau in g-moll, Op. 33 No. 8

S. Prokofiev. Prelude in C-dur, Op. 12 No. 7

Round 2

W. A. Mozart. Rondo in D-dur, (KV485)

F. Mendelssohn. Caprice-Fantasy in e-moll, Op. 16 No. 2

Round 3

L. Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C-dur, Op. 15, 1st movement (fragment)

Eliminated in Round I of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker'.