VLADIMIR RUMYANTSEV was born in 1987 to a musical family. At the age of five he gave his concert debut, and at seven he won first prize in the Glinka competition in Moscow.
As a soloist, Mr. Rumyantsev has performed in the halls of the Moscow Philharmonic, the Rostov-on-Don Philharmonic, the Stavropol Philharmonic, in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, and at the Moscow House of Music. He has performed under the baton of such celebrated conductors as Valery Gergiev, Mikhail Khokhlov, Boris Gruzin, Victor Afanasiev, and Alexei Repnikov. He also toured extensively with conductor Georgy Garanian’s jazz ensemble.
Mr. Rumyantsev has participated in numerous festivals, including the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm (2007-9), the Ballet Russes in Boston (2009) where he performed alongside Professor Elena Sorokina in a piano duo, and in the 2014 Golden Mask Festival, where he performed in the opening concert in the Bolshoi Theatre.
Mr. Rumyantsev is in active collaboration with the Mariinsky ballet with which he has performed at Covent Garden, the Stanislavsky Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, Bolshoi Theatre, Cardiff Opera House, The Royal Opera Theatre in Oman, and in the Baden Baden Opera house. After receiving his degree from the Gnessin Moscow Special School for Music as a student of M. Khokhlov in 2004, he continued his studies at the Moscow Conservatory under the mentorship of Prof. Sergey Dorensky. While attending the Moscow Conservatory, he also received instruction from Alexander Bahchiev, Nikolai Lugansky, Andrey Pisarev, and Pavel Nersessian.
Mr. Rumyantsev is a laureate of many prestigious competitions and awards, including the First International Nutcracker Music Television Competition (Moscow), the Alfred Schnittke International Piano Competition in Hamburg (2nd prize in 2013), the "Ricardo Vines" International Piano Competition (Spain, 2015, 3rd prize), the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition (USA, 2015, 2nd prize), the Enschede Competition (Netherlands, 2002, 3rd prize), and the Val Tidone International Piano Competition (Italy, 2016, 2nd prize).
After completing his Masters Degree at Mannes College the New School for Music in 2016, Mr. Rumyantsev entered into the Professional Studies Degree program at Mannes and has continued his studies with Professor Pavlina Dokovska. During his studies at Mannes, he performed with the Mannes Orchestra as the winner of the 2015 Concerto Competition.
In New York he has been a featured artist at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, the German Consulate, Le Poisson Rouge, the Union Club, and the Metropolitan Club. He has also presented solo recitals at the American Yacht Club in Rye, and the Young Musicians Forum in Schenectady.