Alexey Sychev was born in Lipetsk, Russia and began playing the piano at age seven. He is a laureate of 27 international piano competitions across four continents. In 2018, Alexey received third prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition and at the 64th Maria Canals International Music Competition in Barcelona. In 2015, he received first prize, Audience prize and a special prize for the Best Liszt Sonata Performance at the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth. In 2014, he won First Prize of the XLI International Musical Competition “Dr. Luis Sigall,” Chile. In 2012, Alexey received four first prizes – at the World Online Piano Competition, USA, International Piano Competition Massarosa, Italy, International Piano Competition of Princess Lalla Meryem, Morocco, and International Piano Competition “Ennio Porrino”, Italy.
Alexey has performed recitals in Austria, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Serbia, Switzerland, Israel, Morocco, Moldova, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Canada and the United States. He has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras, including RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Chilean National Symphony Orchestra, Portuguese Philharmonic, Gulbenkian Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar and Staatskapelle Schwerin.
Performance venues include the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Sala de Concerts of Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the National Concert Hall of Ireland, the Gulbenkian Hall in Lisbon, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Salle Cortot in Paris, the Rudolfinum Hall in Prague, and the National Congress of Chile. He recorded his debut CD at Czech Radio.
University of Münster (Germany)
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (Austria)
Mozarteum University Salzburg (Austria)
Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia)
2018 Dublin International Piano Competition (3rd prize)
2015 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth (1st prize)
Haydn Sonata No. 52 in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52
Debussy Préludes Book II, No. 12: Feux d’Artifice
Liszt Grande Étude de Paganini, S. 141, No. 3: La Campanella
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-sharp minor, S.244/12
Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83
Wagner/Liszt Isoldens Liebestod (from Tristan und Isolde), S. 447
Liszt Sonata in B minor, S. 178
Ravel La Valse
Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23