Ilya Rashkovskiy

Birth date

Nov. 17, 1984




Born in Irkutsk. He studied at the Hannover University for Music, Drama and Media under Vladimir Krainev (2000-2009) and at the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris under Prof. Marian Rybicki. He has studied conducting and is currently taking courses in composition. In 2005 he won the 1st Hong Kong International Piano Competition. In 2011 he took third prize in the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv (Israel). In 2012 he won the 8th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (Japan). He has participated in such festivals as La Roque d' Anthéron in France, the Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdrój (Poland), and the Joy of Music Festival in Hong Kong. He has performed with the Russian National Orchestra, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. His recordings have been released on the JVC, Naxos, and Dux labels among others.