Mikhail Aleksandrov

Art Director of the Chopin International Youth Piano Competition in Moscow

Mikhail Aleksandrov received his musical education at the Rostov-Don Art College and the Saratov State Conservatory. In 1975 he finished the post- graduate course at the same conservatory. Since 1969, he taught at the Kalmyk College of Music, then - at the Rostov College of Arts, at the Rostov Conservatory named after S. Rachmaninoff, at the Central Music School attached to the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 1989, Mikhail Aleksandrov founded the All-Union Center for the Arts charity ”Young Talents“, which was the first Soviet organization to support children, music professional creativity.Mikhail Aleksandrov is the organizer of many major musical event in Russia - festivals and international competitions, including Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov international competitions. Since 1991, he is a permanent directorand artistic director of the International Frederick Chopin Society in Moscow, one of its major projects is the Moscow International Frederick Chopin Competition for Young Pianists. Mikhail Aleksandrov's concerts as a soloistand chamber musician. In recent years, his performances took place in Germany, Scotland, Republic of Korea, Japan, China, Turkey, Belarus, the Russian cities. M. Aleksandrov is Guest-Professor at Conservatoire of Beijing, Tianjin, University of Tokyo, Seoul and Daegu.