by critics for his “incontestable musical talent and musicality”
(Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany), “refinement
of his sound” (Piano, Great Britain) as well as “passion,
sincerity and lyricism” (Culture, Russia), Russian pianist
Evgeni Mikhailov has performed over five hundred concerts around
the world – from South America and USA to China and Africa.
He has appeared at such prestigious venues as Berlin Philharmonic
Hall, Concert hall “G.Verdi” in Milan, Salle Cortot
in Paris, St.-Martin-in-the-fields in London, Great Hall of
Moscow Conservatoire, Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, Steinway
Hall in New York, City Hall in Hong Kong and CRR Concert Hall
in Istanbul. He is also a regular guest at many international
festivals, a.o. in Germany (“Berlin - Moskau”),
Switzerland (Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern), Norway
(Bergen International festival), USA (Bellingham music festival),
Russia (“Kremlin Musical”), Austria, and Sweden.
Evgeni Mikhailov has performed as a soloist with such orchestras
as Deutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Bydgoszcz Philharmonic,
Orchestre National de Belgique, Russian National Orchestra,
St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic Orchestra, Buenos Aires
Philharmonic, National Philharmonic of Montevideo (Uruguay),
Mexico City Philharmonic collaborating with such prominent conductors
as V.Ashkenazy, M.Pletnev, S.Sondeckis, J.Caballe-Domenech,
J.Mester, M.Palmer, D.Raiskin, M.Gorenstein, N.Alexeev, and
Mr. Mikhailov has
been on the jury of many national and international piano competitions.
He has also conducted seminars and master classes in many cities
of Russia, USA, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and Norway.
In recognition of his merits he was invited to give lectures
and master classes at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference in
USA. Many of his students are laureates of Russian national
and international competitions and have active concert and teaching
careers in Russia and abroad.
Nikolai Petrov: "This
young man has rare characteristic for today: he is intelligent
and refined in his treatment of piano".
Vladimir Ashkenazy: "He is very talented
person. He was best of all on the competition, played excellent,
and had a very well training".
"E.Mikhailov has a sensitive lyric talent. He has a wide
sound range, especially in "piano"; his sense of
musical structure is perfect and his interpretation always
"Dear Mr. Mikhailov,
Thank you very much for sending me your recording of the complete
Skrjabin sonatas. It is a great achievement. You are equally
good in the early as well as the late sonatas. Beautiful sound,
sensitive playing, precision and poetry. I like particularly
NN 4, 6, 8, 9, 10. You are a great artist. Is this recording
available in the West Europe and USA?
With my warmest thanks and wishes for a Merry Christmas, yours
I wish you success – you played Scriabin wonderful!