Aliaksandr Muzykantau was born in 1983 in Mogilev, Belarus. He studied at the Republican Music College in Minsk, Belarus and at the Belarusian Academy of Music with Professor Zoya Kacharskaya.
From 2008 – 2010 Aliaksandr was an ABRSM Scholar at the Royal College of Music, London, studied as a postgraduate with Head of Keyboard, Vanessa Latarche.
Upon receiving first prize at the Minsk International Piano Competition (Minsk, 2000), his reputation on the international stage was firmly established, with judge and well-known American pianist Daniel Pollack declaring him “a rare talent!” He has also taken first prize at the International Young Performers Competition in Kishinev, Moldova, and been a prize winner at both the International Piano Competition in memory of Emil Gilels (Ukraine 2006) and finalist at the International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade (2009).
Since his first recital at the Great Hall of the Belarusian State Philharmonic, Aliaksandr has enjoyed performances in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, China, UK and the USA, taken master – classes with Swiss maestro Alexis Weissenberg, and worked with the Belarusian State Symphonic Orchestra, the Belarusian State Chamber Orchestra and the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra.
Aliaksandr has been involved as a young faculty member on ‘Musica Mundi’ chamber music course and Festival in Waterloo, Belgium. His master classes are taking places at different music establishments around the world including Royal College in London and Qufu Normal University in China.