"I am fascinated by the long and varied history of the Bechstein pianoforte, and I am always very pleased to see that Bechstein's new concert grand pianos have retained the best features of their ancestors, in addition to possessing brilliance and power to meet the demands of the modern concert stage."
Dmitry Ablogin studied with Vladimir Tropp at the Gnessin Academy in Moscow, from which he graduated with honors in 2012. He continued his education in Germany, studying fortepiano with Jesper B. Christensen at the Hochschule für Musik und DarstellendeKunst in Frankfurt.
Laureate of the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments in Warsaw (2018), Dmitry Ablogin has won prizes in numerous piano competitions, including the Nikolai Rubinstein in Paris, Vera Lotar-Shevchenko in Novosibirsk, German Piano Open in Hanover and Musica Antiqua in Bruges.
Dmitry has performed in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Poland, Russia, France, at the Miami International Piano Festival in the US and the renowned “Chopin and his Europe” festival in Warsaw, Poland. In October 2021 he won the 10th International German Piano Award and made his debut at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, performing Piano Concerto No. 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
In addition to performing around the world, Dmitry Ablogin teaches piano and fortepiano at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt.
Photos:© Kaupo Kikkas. Darek Golik / NIFC und Stefan Höning / IPF Frankfurt