Nikolay Khozyainov (Николай Юрьевич Хозяинов) is a Russian classical pianist who is viewed as a great representative of the Russian piano school, and is noted for his poetic piano sound and brilliant virtuosity.
Khozyainov has been thrilling audiences around the world, including the Emperor of Japan, and his recital and concerto engagements have included sold out appearances at Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall, Suntory Hall, as well as Salle Gaveau.
His performances have been garnering glowing reviews wherever he has performed. Prizewinner of many prestigious piano competitions, this young artist already has four albums in his discography. At the 2012 Dublin International Piano Competition, distinguished pianist and teacher John O’ Conor said of Khozyainov, that in spite of his very young age, he “played like a young God of the piano.”