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Rustem Kudoyarov was born in 1970 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. He began playing the piano at the age of six.
He graduated from the Kazan State Conservatory in 1993 (class of Natalia Fomina) and completed his postgraduate degree in 1996 at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory under the renowned pianist Nikolai Petrov.

Rustem regularly appears on the international concert stage. He has a vast solo piano, concerto and chamber repertoire, ranging from Scarlatti and Bach to the modern composers. He often plays new and less known music, such as chamber and piano music by Richard Dubugnon, piano quintets by Frank Bridge and Ralph Vaughan Williams (together with members of chamber ensemble “Moscow soloists”).

Rustem is based in Moscow, where he is a principal soloist on the roster of the Moscow Concert-Philharmonic Union. As well as concerts, Rustem gives master classes in Russia and abroad. He was appointed professor in piano at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory in 2001.

Рустем Кудояров, Rustem Kudoyarov, Rustem Kudoiarov, Rustem Kudojarov, Rustem Kudojarow

Competitions & Prizes

  • Winner of the Kabalevsky Competition for young pianists (1984)
  • Diploma of the International Piano Competition in Jaen, Spain (1995)
  • Winner of the International Piano Competition “Jose Iturbi”, Valencia, Spain (1996)
  • Winner of the International Piano Competition “Konzerteum”, Greece (1996)
  • Safonov All-Russia piano competition (1997)