Russian-British pianist and conductor Petr Limonov frequently appears on UK and European scene collaborating, among others, with Nicola Benedetti, Laura van der Heijden, Jennifer Pike, Van Kujik Quartet, Leonard Elschenbroich and Liana Isakadze. The 1948 album, recorded with Laura van der Heijden, received an “Edison Klassiek” award in 2018.
Petr’s notable appearances include La Roque d’Antheron festival, Wigmore Hall, iTunes Festival, Cadogan Hall, Kings Place, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Southbank Centre, the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, a recital in The Duke’s Hall for HRH Prince Charles, TV appearances for BBC Proms Extra and broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and “Culture” TV channel (Russia). His repertoire stretches from Orlando Gibbons to Arvo Part.
Born in Moscow, Petr started playing the piano at the age of 5. After winning First Prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein International Piano Competition (Paris) he started giving concerts throughout Europe and Russia. In November 2013 Petr made his conducting debut at Cadogan Hall with London International Chamber Orchestra, directing works by Glazunov and Rachmaninov.