Yury Favorin

Birth date

Dec. 17, 1986




Graduated with honours from the Moscow Conservatory studying under Prof. Mikhail Voskresensky (2009). He is currently pursuing postgraduate studies at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg (under Prof. Jacques Rouvier). In 2007 he took fourth place in the Olivier Messiaen Competition in Paris. In 2010 he won fourth prize in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels. He has participated in the Crazy Days Festival in Nantes and Tokyo, La Roque d' Anthéron Festival in France, L’Esprit du piano in Bordeaux, the Moscow Autumn Festival, and many others. He appears in such prominent venues as the Cite de la musique in Paris, the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and halls in the Moscow Conservatory. He is an organizer and participant in Error 404, an ensemble devoted to freely improvised music.