“Konstantin Emelyanov is such a tranquil superstar: there is no fashionable aggressiveness in him, but it is impossible to break away from his performance. “A bright head, a bright soul and unusual, caressing sounds. “
“Among the discoveries of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition is certainly the 25-year-old pianist Konstantin Emelyanov. He attracted attention with a cleverly composed program, an unconventional choice of compositions and harmonious interpretations in which technical stability was combined with open emotions, temperament was restrained by thought, and an intuitive sense of style made it possible to find a “golden mean” in each composition between his vision and author’s will. ”
Musical Life magazine
Konstantin Emelyanov is a laureate of several prestigious international competitions: in 2019 he won the III prize of the XVI International P.I.Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, Russia), after which Konstantin Emelyanov was awarded the title of “Artist of Radio Russia”, and got the Audience Award of readers of the magazine “Musical Life”.
In 2018 pianist became the winner of the III All-Russian Music Competition (Moscow, Russia). In 2017 he got the I Prize and Audience Award at the International J.B.Viotti Piano Competition. (Vercelli, Italy).
Konstantin is also laureate of several other competitions such as International Competition of Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (2012; Kiev, Ukraine), the International Piano Competition in Verona (2017; Verona, Italy), the International Piano Competition in Suzhou (2017; Suzhou, China).
Recent and forthcoming highlights of this season include solo recitals in St.Petersburg, Moscow, Istanbul, Bern, Seoul, along with the recitals tours in Japan and in Denmark later in 2020. In April 2020 Konstantin has his solo recital debut in Great hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Increasingly in demand as a concerto soloist, Konstantin Emelyanov has been invited to perform as a guest artist with The State Academic Symphony Orchestra "Evgeny Svetlanov” and State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya” for the performances of Beethoven piano concertos, including Triple concerto. He will perform Chopin first piano concerto with The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. His highlights for this season also include collaborations with Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra for Rachmaninov third piano concerto, with Croatian National Opera in Rijeka for Brahms second piano concerto and with Moscow Soloist Chamber Orchestra for Schostakovich first piano concerto.
Konstantin Emelyanov’s expanding list of performances include participation in such festivals as International Festival “Great Sonatas of the 20th Century” in Genova, Italy (artistic director Pietro Borgonovo), the International Festival in Memory of S. V. Rakhmaninov (artistic director, People’s Artist of Russia Nikolay Lugansky), the International Festival "Stars on the Lake Baikal" (artistic director, People's Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev), the International Festival Alma Mater in Suzdal (artistic director, People’s artist of Russia Denis Matsuev) International piano series in Bern (Switzerland), Festival of Russian culture in China in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Zhenzhou, Yamaha piano series.
In 2019 Konstantin Emelyanov took part in the Rachmaninoff - Marathon in the Zaryadye concert hall as part of the Ars Longa International Festival (artistic director Ivan Rudin) and in the gala concert of the Valery Gergiev festival in Zaryadye. In 2019-2020 he has performed at such prestigious concert venues as the Carlo Felice Theater in Genova, the Seoul Art Center, the Beijing Performing Arts Center, Sofia Hall, the center of Paul Klee Bern, the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall , Great and Small Halls of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Big and Small Halls of Zaryadye, Moscow Philharmonic Tchaikovsky concert hall, White Hall of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. The same year he took part in the exclusive chamber music project “Boesendorfer Loft Philharmonic”
Konstantin Emelyanov collaborates with such musicians as Yuri Bashmet, Alexander Sladkovsky, Kalle Kuusava, Jang Yun-Sung, Vasily Petrenko, Felix Korobov, Mark Kadin, Mark Gorenstein, Anton Lubchenko, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Julian Rakhlin, Sarah McElravi, Alexander Ramm, Grigory Kovalevsky, Vladislav Lavrik and others.
Konstantin Emelyanov is Yamaha artist since 2019.
Pianist was born in Krasnodar (Russia). He began to study music at the age of 5 at the Interschool Aesthetic Center of Krasnodar in the classroom of teacher Tamara Krivorotova. From 2009 to 2013 Konstantin Emelyanov studied at the Academic College of Music at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of the Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation Olga Mechetina.
From 2013 to 2018 Konstantin Emelyanov studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. From 2013 to 2015 – with professor Alexander Mndoyants; from 2015 to 2018 – with professor Sergei Dorensky, as well as his assistants - professors Nikolai Lugansky, Pavel Nersessian and Andrei Pisarev. In 2017-2018 he also studied at the Piano Academy. S.V. Rachmaninov with professor Epifanio Comis in Catania (Italy).
Since 2018, Konstantin Emelyanov is doing his Master degree in piano in the Moscow Thchaikovsky Conservatory under professors Sergei Dorensky and Nikolai Lugansky.