Alexander Malofeev was born in Moscow in 2001. He is a student at the Gnessin Middle Special School of Music in Moscow, where his teacher is Elena Beryozkina.
In 2014 he won first prize and the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition in Moscow. In 2016 he took the Grand Prix at the International Grand Piano Competition for young pianists in Moscow. He is also a prize winner at numerous other international competitions, among them the Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano
Competition (2015), the Youth Delphic Games of Russia (Gold Medal, 2012 and 2015) and the International Rachmaninoff Young Pianists’ Competition in Novgorod (Grand Prix and special prize for the best performance of works by Bach, 2014).
Alexander has appeared at such prestigious concert venues as the Bolshoi Theatre, the Great, Small and Rachmaninoff Halls of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and the Rachmaninoff Concert Hall of the Moscow State Philharmonic, the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Kaufman
Music Center in New York, and the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. He has toured to Azerbaijan, Finland, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, China, Japan, Australia and the USA.
As a soloist Alexander has collaborated with orchestras including the Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra under Kazuki Yamada, the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra under both Vladimir Spivakov and Dmitry Liss, the ‘Moscow Virtuosi’ State Chamber Orchestra under Vladimir Spivakov, and the ‘New Russia’ State Symphony Orchestra under Yuri Tkachenko.
Alexander has participated in numerous festivals, including Stars of the White Nights, the International Piano Festival at the Mariinsky Theatre, the Chopin Festival in Paris, the International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Moscow, and festivals in La Roque d’Anthéron, Mikkeli, Sintra and Annecy.
In July 2016 the Master Performers label released Alexander’s debut DVD, recorded at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre in Brisbane, Australia.
Alexander holds a scholarship of the Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation, and also the ‘New Names’ Charity Foundation and the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation.