Born in the Ukraine in 1984, Alexander Romanovsky began his piano studies at the age of 5. He moved to Italy at 13 to study at the Accademia Pianistica at Imola with Leonid Margarius.
At 18, he won first prize at the Ferruccio Busoni competition in Bolzano. He has played as soloist with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra and with Mikhail Pletnev conducting the Russian National Orchestra as well as with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican Hall, and the English Chamber Orchestra. He has played at numerous festivals including La Roque d’Anthéron and La Folle Journée in France, the White Nights in St Petersburg, the Ruhr Piano Festival and in Spain, Japan and Italy. Recent engagements have included performances with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vail Valley Music Festival and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Alexander has issued three CDs with Decca, performing the music of Schumann, Brahms, Rachmaninov and Beethoven. He has performed with the Keyboard Trust in Italy, Germany, the UK and USA.