Pianist Ilya Kondratiev is the prize winner of such renowned competitions as the International F. Chopin Piano Competition (Hannover, 2011), International F. Liszt Piano Competition (Budapest, 2011), International F. Liszt Piano Competition (Weimar, 2011), the Fifth Tbilisi International Piano Competition (2013), the Birmingham International Piano Competition (2015) and the Ile-de-France International Piano Competition (Paris, 2016). He is also the winner of the Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Competition (2015) and the Chappell Medal Piano Competition (2016).
Ilya Kondratiev is supported by the Henry Wood Trust Foundation, the Future of Russia Foundation, the Talent Unlimited Foundation and the Mark Zetland Foundation. In 2010 he won a DAAD scholarship to study in Germany in 2011. He has studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and at the Samara College of Music. He obtained a Master's in Performance from the Royal College of Music in London, and he is now pursuing the College's Artist Diploma, under the guidance of Vanessa Latarche.