Highly acclaimed Russian Concert Pianist, Evgeny Samoyloff, studied at the Guildhall School of Music under Joan Havill. He has also studied with Peter Katin, Martino Tirimo, Teofils Bikis and Alexis Weissenberg.
He has won many prestigious International Piano Competitions including The Leeds Piano Competition, Prague Spring, Bremen, Vianna Da Motta, Vitols (Latvia) and the Ciurlionis (Lithuania). He has performed at international music festivals including the City of London (BBC Radio 3), Prague Spring, Virtuoses Da Musica (Brazil), L’Académie Internationale & Festival d’Été de Musique in Geneva, Ramsey, West Norfolk (UK) and the Easter Piano (France).
Evgeny made his London debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican Hall in 1997 where he performed Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto. He has performed with many of the world’s leading orchestras including English National Opera, Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London, Prague Symphony, Shanghai Symphony, Lithuanian National Symphony and Latvian National Symphony. Conductors with whom he has worked include Charles Hazelwood, Alexander Polyanichko, Leo Swarovsky, Juozas Domarkas, Leigh O’Hara, Peter Stark, Imants Resnis and Leon Gee.
As a recitalist and soloist, he has performed throughout Russia, England, Sweden Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, as well as France, Germany, Italy, USA, Ireland, Switzerland, Macao, Japan, South Africa and Brazil.
Evgeny has made recordings for the BBC Radio 3. He has appeared several times as guests on “In Tune” as well as many radio and television appearances in Switzerland, Russia (RTR-Planeta), Latvia, Lithuania and the Czech Republic. His live performance of Prokofiev’s 3rd Piano Concerto with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra won the Best Recording of the Year Award in the Nordic- Baltic Joint Concert Season and was broadcast in all the Baltic and Scandinavian countries.