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Vitaly Pisarenko - Concert Pianist, Professor


Photo Credit _ Andreea Tufescu

First Prize winner of the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht

Third Prize winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition, 2015


"...Immensely gifted pianist...with prodigious technique, myriad shadings and scrupulous accuracy..." 

- New York Times 

Teaching Languages

_ English, Russian


Royal College of Music

2024 Summer Course

_ Aug. 9 - 14


After winning the First Prize at the 8th F. Liszt International Piano Competition in Utrecht and the Third Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition London-based Ukrainian-Russian pianist Vitaly Pisarenko has been steadily gaining worldwide recognition. Vitaly’s packed tour schedule commenced straight away the morning after the Finals with an appearance at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Vitaly regularly performs across the globe as a recitalist and a chamber musician. Past concerts include appearances at the Wigmore Hall, Musikverein in Vienna, Bozar in Brussels, National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Mozarteum in Salzburg, de Singel in Antwerp, Toyota Concert Hall in Japan, Hong Kong City Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris and Palace of Arts in Budapest.

As a soloist Vitaly collaborated with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Noord Nederlands Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra on tour in Japan, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Het Gelders Orchestra, the YMSO and others performing at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Cadogan Hall in London, Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Tokyo Opera City, Seoul Arts Center, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Sala San Paulo in Brazil and De Doelen in Rotterdam among others.

The Association of Music Critics of Argentina recently presented Vitaly with the '2018 Revelation Award'.

Recently Vitaly has been performing intensively in the UK, including performances at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall, St Martin in the Fields, Champs Hill, Chopin Society UK, BMS York and others.

Vitaly started his musical education in his native Kiev, Ukraine with Natalia Romenskaya and in Kharkiv with Garri Gelfgat. Later on, he commenced his studies in Moscow with Professor Yuri Slesarev at the Central Music School and State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. From 2005 to 2008 Vitaly studied with Aquiles delle Vigne at the Codarts, Rotterdam and from 2009 to 2012 he was a student of Oxana Yablonskaya in Italy. Since September 2012 Vitaly has been a student at the Royal College of Music in London, where he studies with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. Vitaly completed his Master’s degree with distinction in 2014 and Artist Diploma degree in 2015 and was a Doctoral course student as an Emma Rose Memorial Scholar and a Bob and Sarah Wigley and Helmut Schuster Scholar. Starting from 2012 Vitaly has been also studying with Professor Boris Petrushansky at the ‘Incontri col Maestro’ Academy in Imola, Italy.

Since January 2020 Vitaly is a principal study teacher at the Purcell School for young musicians. Since September 2023 he is a Professor of piano at the Royal College of Music, London.

2008年4月,俄罗斯钢琴家维塔利·皮萨连科在荷兰乌得勒支举行的第八届国际李斯特钢琴比赛中荣获一等奖,并在达米安·约里奥的指挥下与荷兰广播爱乐乐团在阿姆斯特丹音乐厅演出。维塔利在莫斯科中央音乐学院和国立柴可夫斯基音乐学院跟随尤里·斯列萨列夫教授学习。从 2005 年到 2009 年,他在鹿特丹 Codarts 音乐学院跟随阿基里斯·德尔·维涅学习。从 2009 年到 2012 年,维塔利在意大利钢琴学院跟随奥克萨娜·亚布隆斯卡娅学习。从 2012 年开始,他在意大利“Incontri col Maestro”钢琴学院与鲍里斯·彼得鲁尚斯基学习。


自2012年9月起,维塔利就读于伦敦皇家音乐学院,师从德米特里·阿列克谢耶夫教授。维塔利·皮萨连科于 2014 年以优异成绩完成了硕士学位,并于2015 年获得了艺术家文凭,目前正在攻读博士课学业。


维塔利曾在30 多个国家演出,其中包括在威格莫尔音乐厅、维也纳音乐厅、布鲁塞尔波扎尔音乐厅、莫斯科爱乐音乐厅、北京国家大剧院、上海音乐厅、萨尔茨堡莫扎特音乐厅、安特卫普音乐厅、丰田独奏会日本音乐厅、香港大会堂、巴黎科尔托大厅和布达佩斯艺术宫、在阿姆斯特丹音乐厅、伦敦伊丽莎白女王音乐厅和卡多根音乐厅、莫斯科音乐学院大礼堂、东京歌剧城、首尔艺术中心、布宜诺斯艾利斯科隆剧院、巴西圣保罗萨拉音乐厅和鹿特丹德多伦音乐厅等世界著名演出场所。他还曾与荷兰广播爱乐乐团、华沙国家爱乐乐团、莫斯科爱乐乐团、约翰内斯堡爱乐乐团、伦敦莫扎特演奏家室内乐团、北方荷兰管弦乐团、布尔诺爱乐乐团、韩国KBS 交响乐团、海特·格尔德斯管弦乐团等世界知名乐团合作演出。2018 年阿根廷音乐评论家协会授予他“启迪奖”。2020 年 1月,维塔利在伦敦珀塞尔音乐学院钢琴系担任教授。自 2023 年 9 月起,他担任伦敦皇家音乐学院钢琴教授。

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