Competitions & Awards
2014: Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, Participant
2014: MTNA Young Artist Competition, First Prize
2013: Schubert Club Competition, First Prize
2011: International Adilia Alieva Piano Competition (France), Prix Jeune Espoir
2008: International Piano-e-Competition (USA), Third Prize
2007: International Gavrilin Piano Competition (Russia), First Prize
Siberian pianist Osip Nikiforov has won numerous awards in national and international competitions including the 1st annual e-Piano Junior, the Music Teacher National Association, the Hamamatsu International, and the Schubert Club National piano competitions.
Mr. Nikiforov emigrated to the United States in 2010. Recently, he performed Beethoven’s third concerto with the Minnesota Orchestra, and has been heard on Minnesota public radio and appeared in the Star Tribune. He has traveled back to Russia several times since 2010, most recently to perform Prokofiev’s second concerto.