• “At once sad, tender and noble, this was playing of heart-stopping intimacy and elegance," (Dallas Morning News) Alexandre Moutouzkine’s performance at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Competition was applauded by the local press and awarded the Special Award for Artistic Potential. Two years later, he won the Jury Discretionary Award at the 11th Van Cliburn Competition (2001). Mr. Moutouzkine has gone on to win top prizes in more than 20 international competitions, including the Naumburg, Cleveland, Montreal, New Orleans, Iturbi (Valencia), Maria Canals (Barcelona) and Arthur Rubinstein (Tel Aviv). He also won the Astral Artists' 2009 National Auditions.
• He has appeared as a soloist with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra of the Czech Republic, Israel Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Radiotelevision Orchestra of Spain, among other orchestras around the world. Recent performance highlights include Moutouzkine’s debut at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, as well as performances in London’s Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center’s Kaplan Penthouse with the Jasper Quartet, the Bejing Concert Hall, Yokohama Hall, and return engagements at Florida’s Kravis Center and Miami Music Festival.
• In 2017, Alexandre received an “Artist of the Season Award” from Chamber Music International in Dallas; the “Cubadisco 2017” Award for the best classical music recording in Cuba; and a “Distinguished Alumni Award” from the Manhattan School of Music. Moutouzkine serves on the Manhattan School of Music Piano Faculty, since his appointment in September 2013.
“In my childhood, playing Steinway seemed like a magical dream as there were not too many Steinway pianos around. Once the dream came true, it surpassed every expectation. There comes a point when the sound and colors of a Steinway become the performer’s premier guide into the mystery of creativity and music making.”