Alexander Bonduryansky

People’s Artist of Russia, Professor, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.
People’s Artist of Russia (1994), Professor, Ph.D. (Moscow State Conservatory, 1989).

Laureate of international, All-Russia and republican competitions, award-holder of the Moscow Premium in the field of literature and arts. Chairman of the Chamber Music Association of the International Musicians’ Union. Since 1962 he conducts concert activity as a soloist as well a member of "The Moscow Piano Trio", soloists’ ensemble of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society (1968). A. Bonduryansky has an enourmous solo and chamber ensemble repertoire. He recorded more than 40 CD’s and LP’s with sound recording firms of Russia, USA, Germany and France. 

A. Bonduryansky was born in 1945 in Kherson (Ukraine). In 1967 he graduated from the Kishinev G. Muzichesku State Conservatory (class of A. Sokovnin).Up to 1969 he followed the postgraduate courses of the Moscow conservatory (piano with D. Bashkirov, chamber ensemble with T. Gaidamovich). He was teaching at the Kishinev conservatory and the Moscow conservatory Music College. Since 1980 he works at the department of Chamber Ensemble and Quartet of the Moscow conservatory, from 1995 as a Professor. A. Bonduryansky gives numerous master-classes in Russia and abroad. He has launched into life more than 250 graduates, including a number of ensembles which later became winners of All-Russia and international competitions. A. Bonduryansky takes part in work of organising committees and heads jury’s of many All-Russia and international competitions.