Timur Mustakimov
Supported by Club 32 donor Martin and Susie Dickson


2 October 1987


Second Prize and Schubert Prize: Alaska International Piano-e-Competition (Fairbanks, USA)
First Prize and Audience Choice Award: Midwest International Piano Competition (Cedar Falls, USA)
First Prize, featured in documentary: NTD International Piano Competition (New York, USA)
First Prize (equal): Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition (Westport, USA)
Winner: Mannes Concerto Competition, (New York, USA)

Timur Mustakimov began his piano studies at the Music School for Gifted Children in Kazan with Alfiya Burnasheva. He received his Master of Music and Professional Studies Diploma from the Mannes School of Music (The New School), studying piano under Vladimir Feltsman. He continued his studies in Piano Performance in the Postgraduate Diploma program at Kazan Conservatory. In early 2020, he received his Doctorate of Musical Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia, USA.


As a soloist, Timur has performed with the Mannes Symphony Orchestra at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Centre, and with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic in New York under the baton of Vladimir Feltsman. He has also played concertos with the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan, with the Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Grosseto in Italy and with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony in Iowa, USA.


This year, Timur released a debut CD of sonatas by Scriabin and Myaskovsky on the Blue Griffin label.


2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Friday 2 July 2021, 7.30pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

I. Moderato   
II. Andante con moto  
III. Finale. Allegro  

Johann Sebastian Bach/Timur Mustakimov: Prélude from Cello Suite No.2 in D minor BWV 1008
Johann Sebastian Bach/Ferruccio Busoni: Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor BWV 1004

VI. Dowland: Now, O now, I needs must part

Semi Final Round

I. Andante con moto, cantabile e con piacevole

II. Allegro

III. Andante, Cantabile ed espressivo

IV. Presto

V. Quasi allegretto

VI. Presto — Andante amabile e con moto

[Promenade I] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto

I. The Gnome

[Promenade II]. Moderato commodo assai e con delicatezza

II. The Old Castle

[Promenade III]. Moderato non tanto, pesamente

III. Tuileries

IV. Cattle

[Promenade IV]. Tranquillo

V. The Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks in their Shells

VI. Samuel Goldenberg und Schmuÿle

[Promenade V] Allegro giusto, nel modo russico; poco sostenuto

VII. The Market at Limoges (The Great News)

VIII. Catacombs

IX. The Hut on Hens’ Legs

X. The Great Gate of Kiev

Final Round

I. Overture
II. Courante
III. Gavotte I/II
IV Passepied I/II
V. Sarabande
VI. Bourrée I/II
VII. Gigue
VIII. Echo

I. Allegro  
II. Andantino  
III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace – Trio. Un poco più lento  
IV. Rondo. Allegretto

Mily Balakirev: Islamey – Fantasie Orientale Op.18
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sinfonia in E♭ major BWV 791
Röstäm Yaxin: Sandugash