Amir Tebenikhin

Born 1977 in Kazakhstan, Amir Tebenikhin studied among others with Mikhail Voskressensky at the Tschaikawsky Conservatory in Moscow and at the Karl-Heinz Kaemmerling in Hanover.

He won first prize at the "Vianna da Motta" competition in Portugal, second prize at the 1st International Carl Bechstein Piano Competition Ruhr in 2006, first prize at the 2nd Anton Rubinstein Piano Competition in Dresden in 2006 and finallly first prize at the George Enescu Competition in Bucharest in 2009. Performances at the most important festivals throughout Europe. Amir Tebenikhin has presented concerts worldwide, among others with the National Orchestra of Belgium, Moscow Virtuosos, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Sendai Symphony Orchestra (Japan), Kazakh Sstate Symphony Orchestra and Shanghai Symphony Orcdhestra. CD production for Naxos, further CD production on Bechstein for K&K Publishing Company.

Photos: Josef-Stefan Kindler