Bartók World Competition



Alexandre Moutouzkine has won top prizes in more than 20 international competitions, including the Naumburg, Cleveland, Montreal, New Orleans, Shanghai, Iturbi (Valencia), Maria Canals (Barcelona) and Arthur Rubinstein (Tel Aviv). In recognition of his early participation in the prestigious Van Cliburn International Competition, where he won the Special Award for Artistic Potential at age 19, the Dallas Morning News stated that Mr. Moutouzkine "played Brahms' Op. 117 Intermezzi more beautifully, more movingly, than I've ever heard them. At once sad, tender and noble, this was playing of heart-stopping intimacy and elegance.” Since then he has appeared as soloist with Berliner Philharmoniker, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra of the Czech Republic, Israel Philharmonic, Natonal Orchestras of Cuba, Panama, Colombia, Montreal and Cleveland Symphony Orchestras, Radiotelevision Orchestra of Spain, among many other orchestras around the world. He performed at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center in Washington and Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Tel-Aviv’s Mann Auditorium, London’s Wigmore Hall and Royal Hall, Great Hall of Berlin Philharmonic, Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, National Centers of Toronto and Montreal, Japanese Yokohoma Minato Mirai Hall, Shanghai, Beijing, Saint-Petersburg, and Moscow. Most recently Mr. Moutouzkine received an “Artist of the Season Award” from Chamber Music International in Dallas, his “Steinway & Sons” recording was included in top 10 classical music recordings of 2017 by WRTI, another CD received the “Cubadisco 2017” award for the best classical music recording in Cuba. He also received a “Distinguished Alamni Award” from Manhattan School of Music, where he was appointed its faculty member in September 2013.