Nikita Khnykin

13, Oslo, Norway

Nikita is a student at the Barratt Due Institute of Music (class of Marina Pliassova). He is a first prize winner and Grand Prix winner of the international competitions: Youth Music Contests (Norway, 2013, 2015, 2016), Airola City Music Contest (Italy, 2014), Young Musician (Estonia, 2015), Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition (Austria, 2016) and Steinway Piano Competition (Norway-Germany, 2016), The Young Piano (Prague Conservatoire, 2016). Participated in music festivals as a soloist and with orchestras in Norway, Great Britain, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Greece.

He is interested in mathematics, astrophysics and chess.

Performance program:

Round I

P. Tchaikovsky — M. Pletnev. Concert Suite The Nutcracker: Andante Maestoso
A. Bibalo. Four Balkan Dances for piano. № 1

Round II

A. Ginastera. Three Argentinian Dances, op. 2

Round III

P. Tchaikovsky. Piano Concerto No. 1 in b-moll, Op. 23, 3rd movement