“…emotional, lively, technically sovereign and an ecstasy of virtuosity…” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Among his prizes in Germany, Austria, Finland, Czech Republic, Russia and Ukraine, Pianist Alexey Pudinov has been nominated for the German Piano Award 2013, received the Steinway Award 2014 and
First LMN Menuhin Prize 2016 in Frankfurt, and was awarded the George Gershwin Best Performance Prize 2015 in New York.

Alexey regularly concertizes across Europe. He has performed as soloist and chamber musician in such venues as the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana, Dukes Hall London, Walter Hall Toronto, Schloss Johannisberg, Schloss Vollrads and Schloss Weikersheim. Festival appearences have included Leeds Lieder, Kasseler Musiktage, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Rheingau Musikfestival, Lux Festspiele, Kronberger Musiktage, Seligenstädter Klosterkonzerte, Michelstaedter Musiknächte, and the Toronto Summer Music. His Performances have been broadcast on the SWR (Südwestrundfunk), HR (Hessischer Rundfunk) and Wartburgradio.

Although a native of Russia, Alexey has made his home in Germany since 2006. He completed a Chamber Music Degree and Konzertexamen at the HfMDK Frankfurt, and an Artist Diploma at the RCM London.
Alexey is currently attending the prestigious “International Artist” Program at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
He is generously supported by the Helen Mackaness Charitable Trust.

Norma Fisher, Angelika Merkle, Leon Fleisher, John Perry and composers Kelly-Marie Murphy and Jörg Widmann paved his artistic imprints.

Alexey has performed with the Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija, Frankfurter Museumsorchester, Hochschulorchester Frankfurt, Junge Sinfoniker Frankfurt and Sinfonieorchester Gießen.

Awards
Protege of Gallus Foundation, Slovenia; Wildflowers Music International Recording Competition, USA / winner; International Piano Competition 2014 for 6 and 8 hands in Marktoberdorf, Germany / 1st Prize; „Da-Ponte Competition“ Darmstadt, Germany / 1st Prize and Public’s Award; Meendelsohn Piano Competition, Hochtaunus, Germany / 1st Prize; International Piano Competition Kromeriz, Czech Republik / 1st Prize; Piano competition „Our hopes“ in Yekaterinburg, Russia / Grand Prix; International Competition „Musical Performance“ in Jyväskylä, Finland / Grand Prix; International Music Forum Vienna, Austria / 1st Prize; International Competition „Art of the 21st Century“ in Kiev, Ukraine / Grand Prix