Maulen Alimbayev was born in 1989 in Kazakhstan. He started playing the piano at the age of six and is a laureate and prize winner of many national and international competitions.
He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with Hamish Milne; and he has recently obtained a Masters degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London where he studied with Martino Tirimo.
Alimbayev performs regularly with orchestras and gives solo recitals in Kazakhstan (at most of the major halls), Russia, Italy, Germany and in the United Kingdom (where his most recent recital was at Steinway Hall, London).
As a concert pianist, he has performed many major works including Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with orchestras around the world. He has also participated in competitions in Kazakhstan, Russia, Italy, Germany and Spain.
Maulen Alimbayev won a President of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Scholarship – ‘Bolashak’ – and is also most grateful for the support of The Jimmie Cross Prize Fund Scholarship.