'.....the listeners enjoyed a magnificent and, due to their otherness, extremely captivating interpretation at the highest level.' — Rheinische Post (2023)
He became a true discovery at the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2019. The winner of the third prize, he received the title "Artist of Radio Russia" and the Audience Award from the readers of Musical Life magazine.
'The graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, who won third prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in 2019, refused any excessive extravagance and played very precisely, contoured and clearly articulated.' — Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2022)
'...Konstantin Emelyanov is a gem of the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition. Indeed he makes a difference with his remarkably clever programme, unconventional choice of works, and harmonious interpretations, where technical stability is no obstacle to unconcealed emotions, temperament is curbed by thought, and the intuitive sense of style maintains a perfect balance between the performer's vision and the author's will in every piece. ' — Musical Life magazine
Konstantin won awards of prestigious international competitions, including the International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz, the piano competitions in Verona, Italy, and Suzhou, China.
The highlights of the season 2022-2023 include:
— 4 concerts with The Niederrheinische Sinfoniker and Maestro Marcus Bosch (Rachmaninoff third piano concerto) in Mönchengladbach and Krefeld in February.
— Tchaikovsky first and Rachmaninoff second piano concertos at The Seoul Arts Center with Maestro Yun Sung Chang in May.
— Solo recital at The Casals Forum of The Kronberg Academy in July.
In 2020 Konstantin recorded his debut album dedicated to the music of Tchaikovsky that was released at the famous Russian recording label "Melodya".
In March 2023, a new album with music by Debussy, Prokofiev and Barber was released on the Fuga Libera label by Outhere music.
'The technical brilliance of Konstantin Emelyanov is not surprising, given his numerous awards, the expressiveness and tonal nuance of his interpretations is impressive. But it is especially the combination of these three works or cycles that makes the CD of the pianist, who was born in 1994 and trained in Moscow and Catania (Sicily), so convincing.'
— Ö1, Hans Georg Nicklaus
Konstantin Emelyanov (b.1994 in Krasnodar, Russia) graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he was studying with Professor Sergei Dorensky and his assistants, Professors Andrei Pisarev, Pavel Nersesyan and Nikolai Lugansky. Also he was studying at the Rachmaninov Academy in Catania, Italy with professor Epifanio Comis during the season 2017-1018.
Since 2022 he is attending the Senior course at The International Piano Academy ''Incontri col Maestro'' in Imola with Professor Boris Petrushansky.
The pianist has been actively touring and taking part in various musical project and festivals: The Stars on Baikal, La folle journee in Ekaterinburg, International piano series in Bern, ArsLonga festival and T-festival in Moscow, Pianissimo piano festival and others. Regularly taking part in the projects of the Moscow Philharmonic Society.
Konstantin Emelyanov has performed with many symphony orchestras and collaborated with such artists as Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Spivakov, Alexander Sladkovsky Alexander Rudin, Felix Korobov, Mark Kadin, Mark Gorenstein, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Dmitri Jurowsky, Christian Knapp, Valentin Uryupin, Dimitris Botinis, Dmitry Liss, Marcus Bosch, Yun Sung Chang and others.
The pianist has appeared at some of the prestigious concert venues, such as the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, the Seoul Arts Center, the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Bulgaria Hall in Sofia, the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, the Mariinsky Concert Hall, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Zaryadye Grand Hall, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, The Casals Forum of the Kronberg Academy, etc.
Konstantin Emelyanov is the winner of the 2022 International German Piano Award that was held at the Kronberg Academy. He was also awarded the F.A.Z. (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) Audience Prize.
Konstantin is the winner of the Viotti Piano Competition first prize and Audience Award.
Since 2019 he is an official Yamaha Artist.