Aleksei Grots


Senior Lecturer / CorrepetitorDepartment Brass, Wind & Percussion Studies
Aleksei Grots (*1988 in Moscow) began his musical training with Vera Khoroschina at the Moscow State Conservatory, where from 2007 he studied at the Institute for Historical Performance Practice and Contemporary Interpretation with Alexei Lubimov (piano), Yuri Martynov (historical instruments) and Konstantin Batashov (composition ) trained. Since 2012 he has been completing his training in Jacques Rouvier's class at the Mozarteum University.  Alexey Grots has already been invited to internationally renowned festivals such as the "Piano Festival Ruhr" and the "Festival for Contemporary Music" in Baku. He attended master classes at the Arnold Schoenberg Center in Vienna and won first prize at the International Rubinstein Piano Competition in 2010. His repertoire includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, Liszt, Ravel, Prokofiev, Bartok and Schönberg and music of the 17th and 18th centuries and the present.  With Alexei Lubimov he appeared in several projects dedicated to the works of Schönberg, Schubert, Berg and Ustvolskaya. He also had the opportunity to take part in the recording of a scrapbook of Soviet music by Denissov, Volkonsky and Batashov. In 2011 he performed his arrangement of the Berg opera “Wozzeck” for string quartet, double bass and piano at the Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival and recorded four-hand pieces by Schubert with Alexei Lubimov.