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What moves you? - The international Youth Eurythmy Event
»WHAT MOVES YOU has changed my life»

Nicole (19),
Buenos Aires,
Participant 2012

our team

music director

Mikhail Khokhlov

Mikhail Khokhlov

The pianist and conductor Mikhail Khokhlov is director of the Gnesin School of Music Moscow and conductor of the Youth Orchestra Gnesin Virtuosi. Born in 1955 in Moscow, he was six years old when he received his first music lessons. He studied at the Gnesin School of Music, one of the most prestigious and oldest conservatories of Russia, and received his diploma as a pianist at the State Conservatory Moscow. In 1981, he began his career as a concert pianist, in which he devoted himself mainly to contemporary music. He played in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Riga, Odessa and many other major cities. Tours have taken him to England, Austria, Germany, Israel and the United States. Since 1987, Mikhail Khokhlov is teaching piano at the Gnesin Academy, where he became it´s director in 1989. Under his leadership, the Gnesin Academy was awarded in 1998 as best music school in Russia. Mikhail Khokhlov takes part in international conferences and youth festivals, he is regularly invited as a jury member at different competitions and master classes. Six of his piano students were awarded at international competitions.