“…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 and the FIRST PRIZE at the North West Piano Ensemble Competition 2018 in Vancouver.

Alexey regularly concertizes across Europe. He has performed as soloist and chamber musician in such venues as the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Cankarjev Dom Ljubljana, Opera Comique Paris, 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 has recently performed with BBC Philarmonic in MediaCityUK as part of the prestigious ‘International Artist’ Program at the RNCM Manchester.

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

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

He is a Co-founder of ‘Frankfurt Piano Trio’, Piano duo ‘two4piano’ and ‘AD Festival DAYS’ Manchester.

Helen Mackaness Charitable Trust;
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