Boris Berezovsky has established a great reputation, both as the most powerful of virtuoso pianists and as a musician gifted with a unique insight and great sensitivity.
Born in Moscow, Boris Berezovsky studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Eliso Virsaladze and privately with Alexander Satz. Subsequent to his London debut at Wigmore Hall in 1988. Two years later, he won the Gold Medal at the 1990 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
Boris Berezovsky is regularly invited by such prominent orchestras as Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome) and New York Philharmonic. He is also a frequent guest on the recital stages in the Philharmonie Berlin, Vienna Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Royal Festival Hall (London), Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Salle Pleyel (Paris), Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels) as well as at the Verbier, Salzburg and la Roque d’Anthéron festivals.
With Teldec, Boris Berezovsky has recorded works of Balakirev, Chopin, Liszt, Medtner, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Ravel and Schumann. Boris Berezovsky’s discography on Mirare includes Rachmaninov Preludes as well as the complete Rachmaninov piano concertos and another CD for two pianos dedicated to Rachmaninov with Brigitte Engerer. A Liszt album was released in January 2010. His recording of Saint-Saëns’s Carnaval des Animaux with Brigitte Engerer and Henri Demarquette won Choc de la Musique of the Year 2010.
Boris Berezovsky has been Artistic Director of Pianoscope Beauvais since 2013.