Maxim Mogilevsky was born in Leningrad in 1968. Graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, subsequently training at the Juilliard School, and he took lessons from Marta Argerich, from 1992 being a pupil of and assistant to Alexander Toradze at Indiana University South Bend. At the age of thirteen he made his debut with the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic under the baton of Dmitry Kitaenko. Prize-winner at international piano competitions in Tokyo (1989), Pretoria (Republic of South Africa, 1992), Porto (Portugal, 1995) and recipient of the Rachmaninoff Foundation Prize, the Angel Awards at the Edinburgh Festival (1997) and the Golden Mask (2009, for the project Diana Vishneva: Beauty in Motion).
Appears with the Mariinsky Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Seattle and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras, the Turku Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de France, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, the St Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the State Symphony Orchestra New Russia, the chamber ensemble Moscow Soloists, the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra and the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra among others. Collaborates with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Seiji Ozawa, Gerard Schwarz, Yuri Bashmet, Mikhail Pletnev, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Alexander Sladkovsky and Leif Segerstam.
Appears at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, the Kravis Center, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the Lincoln Theatre, the Jordan Hall and other venues, as well as at festivals in Salzburg, Edinburgh, Spoleto, the Ravinia festival (Highland Park, USA), Denis Matsuev’s festival Crescendo and the Ruhr Piano Festival among others.
The musician has released a co-album with the Tokyo String Quartet and Vadim Repin, discs of works by Tchaikovsky and an entire series of other CDs. In 2011 the recording of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Les Noces with soloists and the chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre under Valery Gergiev (Mariinsky label), in which Mogilevsky took part, was presented with the International Classical Music Award.
Maxim Mogilevsky is an active participant of the Russian youth educational projects of Yuri Bashmet, director of the piano programme and Honorary Professor of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, Guest Professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Tokyo University of the Arts and the Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo). He is an artistic consultant to the Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts in Nanjing as well as an organiser of the first festival of the Mariinsky Theatre to be held in Nanjing in 2018.
Information for January 2020