Dmitry Shishkin

Birth date

Feb. 12, 1992




Born in Ulan-Ude.  Studied at the Moscow Conservatory under Prof. Eliso Virsaladze (2010 to present).  In 2004 he won the 5th International Nutcracker Television Competition for Young Musicians.   In 2013 he took third prize in the 59th Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano (Italy) and third prize in the Friuli Venezia Giulia International Piano Competition (Italy).  In 2014 he came in second in the 4th BNDES International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).  In 2010 he performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Gnesin Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra at the concert on Red Square to celebrate Russia Day.  He has appeared with the Tchaikovsky Large Symphony Orchestra and the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.  He has performed on tour in Europe and Asia.  In 2014 he became a recording artist for the KNS Classical label.