Born in Blagoveshchensk, a city in Russian Far East in July of 1992, Nikolay Khozyainov began to play the piano at the age of five. He studied at Central Musical School of the Moscow P.I.Tchaikovsky Conservatory (1999-2010). Nikolay studied with Yury Lisichenko. Since 2005 he is a pupil of professor Mikhail Voskresensky. Nikolay is a student of Moscow Conservatory since 2010. Nikolay was awarded: -1st Prize and Special Prize for the best performance of “Rondo-Capriccioso” by F. Mendelssohn at the International Piano Competition “Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte”(Czech Republic, 2003), -1st Prize at the IX International Carl Filtsch Piano Competition (Romania, 2004), -2nd prize at the VI Moscow International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition for young pianists in Moscow, special prize “for the best performance of miniatures” (2008). Nikolay Khozyainov was the youngest finalist of the XVI International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland (October 2010). His mature and sensitive artistry has impressed public, music lovers and observers. He got excellent critics as the very good interpreter of Chopin`s music. -In 2012, Nikolay has won the 1st prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition 2012 . -In 2012, Nikolay was awarded the 2nd prize and People”s choice prize at the 10th Sydney International Piano Competition. He also got the following special prizes: “For the best performance of both Concertos voted by members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra”, “For the best performance of a work by Liszt”, “For the best performance of a work by Schubert”, “For the best performance of a virtuoso study”, “For the youngest finalist”.
Nikolay has performed in renowned concert halls of Russia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Malaysia, South Africa, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, USA, Japan and others. He also often appears in concerts with orchestras, including Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2011, CD Accord released Nikolay’s Khozyainov’s CD (worldwide distributor Naxos) consisting works by Chopin and Liszt. In 2012, the Nikolay’s his another CD was released by Chopin Institute in Warsaw consisting works by Chopin. In October 2012 the next CD by Nikolay was released by JVC Victor in Japan.