Rustam MuradovSupported by Club 32 donor Bunny Gardiner Hill


October 14, 1987


1st prize: 8th Almaty International Piano Competition (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
1st prize: Alexei Skavronsky Competition (Volgodonsk, Russia)
2nd prize: Gyorgos Thymis Int. Piano Competition (Thessaloniki, Greece)
2nd prize: Mykola Lysenko Music Competition (Kiev, Ukraine)

Russian pianist Rustam Muradov began to study music in Vladikavkaz (Professor-Cecilia Greim) and continued at the Middle Specialised College of Music of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (Professor- Marina Wolf and Alexander Sandler ). Since 2009 he has been a student at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (Class of professor – Ruvim Ostrovsky , and Sergei Ossipenko. Ever since he was a child, Rustam Muradov has been winning prizes at various national and international festivals and competitions including the Tchaikovsky Music Festival (Vladikavkaz), the Stars of Ossetia Republican Piano Competition (Vladikavkaz), the Gartow Stiftung Competition (St Petersburg, Russia, 2005), the Window on Europe international competition (St Petersburg, Russia, 2007), the ISAM International Piano Competition, (Grand Prix, Michelstadt, Germany, 2007), the International Maria Yudina Chamber Ensembles and Piano Duets Competition (2nd prize, St Petersburg), the International Johannes Brahms Competition (3rd prize, Pörtschach, Austria, 2008), the International José Iturbi Piano Competition (Los Angeles, USA), the International Premio de Paterna Valencia Competition and the International Southern Highlands Competition (2nd prize , Bowral, Australia, 2011), Emil Gilels Competition (3rd prize , Odessa , Ukraine, 2012) ,Mikola Lysenko Music Competition (2nd prize , Kyiv, Ukraine, 2012), Gyorgos Thymis Int. Piano Competition (2nd prize , Thessaloniki , Greece), 1st prizes at Alexei Skavronsky (2016) and 8th Almaty International Piano Competition (2017)

For his career in music Rustam Muradov was awarded the Yuri Temirkanov Prize in 2004, while in 2010 he received the Prize of the President of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania. Has toured throughout Russia and to Germany.

He played with outstanding Conductors and orchestras as Valery Gergiev and Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra , Vladimir Dyadyura and Ukraine National Orchestra , Hobart Earl and Odessa Symphony , Dorian Wilson, Timur Zangiyev and New Philarmonik Orchestra – Vladimir Spivakov as a general conductor ect.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

Carl Vine: Toccatissimo

I. Moderato   
II. Andante con moto  
III. Finale. Allegro

I. Capriccio. Prestoenergico
II. Intermezzo. Andante
III. Capriccio. Allegro passionato 
IV. Intermezzo. Adagio
V. Intermezzo. Andante con grazia ed intimissimo sentimento 
VI. Intermezzo. Andantino teneramente
VII. Capriccio. Allegro agitato  

Dominico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in B minor K.87

Semifinal Round

I. Prélude. Andantino

II. Lento

III. Fugue. Allegretto ma non troppo

IV. Variation. Andantino

X. La Cathédraleengloutie 

Theme. Andante

Variation 1. Poco piu mosso

Variation 2. L’istesso tempo

Variation 3. Tempo di Minuetto

Variation 4. Andante

Variation 5. Allegro (ma non tanto)

Variation 6. L’istesso tempo

Variation 7. Vivace

Variation 8. Adagio misterioso

Variation 9. Un poco piu mosso

Variation 10. Allegro scherzando

Variation 11. Allegro vivace

Variation 12. L’istesso tempo

Variation 13. Agitato


Variation 14. Andante (come prima)

Variation 15. L’istesso tempo

Variation 16. Allegro vivace

Variation 17. Meno mosso

Variation 18. Allegro con brio

Variation 19. Piu mosso. Agitato

Variation 20. Piu mosso

Coda. Andante

Maurice Ravel: Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn

VI. Toccata. Vif.

Final Round

I. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen – Im Legendenton – Erstes Tempo –Adagio – Im Tempo 
II. Mässig. Durchaus energisch – Etwas bewegter – Viel bewegter 
III. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten – Etwas bewegter– Nach und nach bewegter und schneller – Adagio

I. Noctuelles 

II. Oiseaux tristes 

III. Une barque sur l’océan 

IV. Alborada del gracioso 

V. La vallée des cloches 

I. Sposalizio  

I. Infernal Dance
II. Lullaby
III. Finale 


No.11 Pour les arpèges composés

Maurice Ravel: Prélude