Philipp Kopachevsky was born in Moscow in 1990. Graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Sergei Dorensky).
Regular participant of the Stars of the 21st Century project at the Moscow Philharmonic Society. Tours to Great Britain, Germany, the USA, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Greece, Poland, Spain, Japan and cities throughout Russia. He has gained particular popularity in Japan, where specially for a commission for NHK he recorded a disc of piano works by Chopin.
Prize-winner at eight international competitions including the International Franz Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund (2005; 3rd prize and special prize) and the International Piano Competition in Memoriam of Vera Lotar-Shevchenko in Novosibirsk (2006; 1st prize). Has appeared with such ensembles as the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra), the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra and London’s English Chamber Orchestra. Has collaborated with the conductors Mstislav Rostropovich, Vladimir Spivakov, Mikhail Pletnev, Yuri Simonov, Yevgeny Kolobov, Alexander Dmitriev, William Noll, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Yevgeny Bushkov, Maxim Vengerov and Paul Watkins.
Has appeared at the Miami Piano Festival, the Mstislav Rostropovich Memorial Festival in Baku, the Baltic Seasons, Vladimir Spivakov Invites, Stars on Baikal, Crescendo, Denis Matsuev Invites and Stars of the White Nights festivals. Was involved in the world premiere of Benjamin Millepied’s ballet Without at the Mariinsky Theatre.
In 2015 he released a solo disc of works by Liszt, Schubert and Janáček, followed in 2016 by a disc of works by Scriabin and Liszt and in 2018 came a recording of opuses by Brahms. In 2017 together with violinist Haik Kazazyan he recorded an album of violin sonatas by Grieg, in 2020 in a collaboration with the pianists Morta Grigaliūnaitė and Saskia Giorgini he recorded sonatas by Janáček, Enescu and Grażyna Bacewicz, and in 2021 together with pianist Lukas Geniušas he released the album 24 Preludes, featuring works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.
Information for November 2021