…not only a virtuoso performer, but also an outstanding musician, who truly feels the instrument and who can draw out of it the most delicate of subtleties. The piano in the evening turned into a real orchestra. (newspaper Culture)
He never resorts to stereotypes. That is why he can be an outstanding pianist. (Noda Minoru, Japan)
There can be no doubt that Vyacheslav Gryaznov is one of the great wonders of modern pianism. (Musical Life magazine)
Vyacheslav Gryaznov is one of the most accomplished and sought-after musicians among the new generation of Russian pianists. He is an artist of Moscow Philharmonic Society and a member of its top project “Stars of the 21st Century”. He also cooperated with such major companies as Japanese Broadcasting Corporation NHK (the project included about 30 recitals, CD and video recordings), “Firma Melodiya” record label, and Orpheus Radio station. Among pianist’s own enterprises are the educational and charitable project “To Rachmaninov and His Beloved Ivanovka” and Piano-Duo Festival in Yekaterinbourg.
Gryaznov has won numerous awards in prestigious international competitions, including six first and Grand prizes. He received prizes and scholarships from the foundations of Vladimir Spivakov, Yuri Bashmet, Mstislav Rostropovich (the Neuhaus Grant) and Yamaha Scholarship. The pianist has performed in the USA, France, Italy, Denmark, the UK, Croatia, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Georgia, Armenia, Poland, the Baltic states, Africa, many cities in Japan, and throughout Russia.
V. Gryaznov is also known as an author of various concert transcriptions which have already become popular all over the world. In 2014 Vyacheslav signed a contract with Schott Music, the leading publisher for classical and contemporary music.