Audiences all over Europe, North America and Russia might know the pianist Misha Fomin as a romantic virtuoso who appears unruffled by the most demanding works in the repertoire. Fomin however is a versatile pianist whose repertoire spans from Baroque through Romanticism to Contemporary music.
Fomin has always been renowned for his fine communicative skills in front of an audience, effortless technique and inspiring musicianship in everything he performs. His playing is praised by prominent musical critics for his subtlety of touch and phrasing, his wide and rich palette of colours and refinement of musical expression.
‘His playing is praised by prominent musical critics for his subtlety of touch and phrasing.’
Misha began studying at an early age in Nalchik (Russia) and his outstanding early promise blossomed into graduation with distinction from the Gnessin’s Russian Academy of Music, Moscow. He studied with Lina Bulatova, herself a pupil of the revered professor Helen Gnessina and legendary Heinrich Neuhaus.