Mikhail Berestnev

Birth date

Sept. 22, 1987




Graduated from the Gnesin Academy of Music (2011) and is currently studying at the Texas Christian University School of Music in Fort Worth under Tamás Ungár. He took second prize in the 3rd BNDES International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) where he was designated best performer of Brazilian music. In 2013 he was a semi-finalist in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels. He has performed with many famous orchestras, including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra at the Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro, the Fort Worth Orchestra, and the Texas Christian University Symphony among others.

Mikhail in pictures