Samson Tsoy was born on October 24, 1988 in Aktobe (Kazakhstan).
Krasnodar Music College (graduated 2007, class of Prof. Nelly Mezhlumova)
Moscow State Conservatory – student (class of Prof. Аyrapetyan).
Winner and Winner of more than 10 national and international competitions, including:
- 2008 – I European Piano Competition in the memory Halina Czerny-Stefanskoy (Poznan – Poland – Diploma;
- 2007 – open Piano Competition (Krasnodar, Russia) – Grand Prix;
- 2006 – I International Competition of Modern Art and Education – 4-th place and 2 special prizes;
- 2006 – VIII International Yudin Competition (St. Petersburg) – Diploma;
- 2005 – III International Competition ‘Krasnodarskaya Camerata’ – I prize;
- 2005 – V International Piano Competition ‘The Little Prince’ (Gelendzhik, Russia) – III prize.
Grants and Awards
- 2010 Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation scholarship.
- 2008 Special Award given by the President of Russia ‘Young talents of Russia’.
- Special scholarships and grants from Russian Ministry of Culture, the Department of Culture of Krasnodar Region, from Charitable Foundation ‘Russian Performing Art’.
Concerts / Tours
- 2010 – Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival.
- 2010 – Casalmaggiore International Festival (Italy).
- 2009 – Verbier Festival and Academy (Switzerland).
- 2005-2010 – St Petersburg House of Music.
Samson participated in master classes with prominent musicians such as E. Aks, D. Bashkirov, M. Resurrection, H. Gerner, S. Dorensky, S. Kovacevic, A. Skavronskaia, G. Takacs-Nagy and others
He also participated in the anniversary concert dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Rodion Shchedrin.
In 2010 he was recorded by the Abbey Road Studio in London (UK).
Performances in Armenia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Japan.
Download the artist’s repertoire.
Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 – Eunsley Park, Samson Tsoy
Bach Prelude and Fugue g minor (WTC II)
Chopin. Etude in A Minor Op. 25 No. 11
Scriabin . Feuillet d’Album, Op 45
F. Chopin Etude cis moll Op. 10 No. 4
A. Scriabin. Three pieces Op.45
Haydn. Sonata in A flat Major, Hob. XVI/46
J. Haydn Sonata Hob. XVI/46 As Dur
J Haydn Sonata Hob. XVI/46 As Dur
Haydn Sonata As Dur Hob. XVI/46 Allegro moderato – Samson Tsoy