Alexander Ghindin was born in 1977 in Moscow. He studied at the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory and in 1994 at the Moscow Conservatory under Professor M. S. Voskrensky. At the age of 13, he became laureate of the Moscow Young Pianists Competition and in 1994 the youngest prizewinner of the 10th International Tchaikovsky Competition. He is one of the first scholarship holders of the ,.Ne\v Names" International Charity Foundation and in 1999, was awarded Second Prize in the International Reine Elisabeth Competition.
He has performed as soloist with the Moscow Virtuosi (Vladimir Spivakov), with the Philharmonia Orchestra (Vladimir Ashkenazy), the "Camerata" in St. Petersburg, the Philharmonie de Liege, Swedish Royal Festival, the Orchestre National de Belgique (2000), Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (2000) and in 2001-2002: the Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Freiburg, the Munchner Philhamoniker, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Liege and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. He has worked with many other conductors including Vladimir Fedoseev, Mats Liljefors, Leonard Slatkin, Artur Fagen, and Yuri Simonov. He has also appeared in numerous festivals including those in Moscow, Stockholm. Echternach, Luxembourg, Colmar, La Roque d'Antheron, Brussels, etc. In January 2002, Alexander Ghindin is making his debut in America with the Philharmonia Orchestra under Maestro Ashkenazy. performing Raehmaninov's 4th Concerto (original version) at New York's Lincoln Centre - Avery Fisher Hall.
During 2002-2003 his plans include concerts in Germany with the Munchner Philharmoniker conducted by Paavo Jarvi, with the New Japan Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Montpellier, and he has be chosen to replace the pianist for Rachmaninov
3rd concerto with the Russian National Orchestra (dir, Maestro Spivakov) at Theatre du Chatelet, this November 2002. Alexander Ghindin appears as recitalist in concerts series and Festivals (Radio France in Montpellier, Auditorium du Louvre, Sintra Festival in Portugal, the Theatre du Chatelet, Klavier-Festival Ruhr, at the Filharmonia Warsaw, at the Kennedy Centre, Washington DC. Colmar, etc.). In 2004 he will be guest of the Osaka International Festival for some concerts (Tokyo and Osaka).
Alexander Ghindin is beginning a major collaboration with Vladimir Spivakov, which includes recordings with Capriccio (Brahms Sonatas), concerts in Paris (Theatre des Champs Elysees - 2002 -, Theatre du Chatelet - 2003), Avignon, Accademia Filarmonica Romana, Moscow, St. Petersburg, etc. . Alexander Ghindin in March 2001 recorded Rachmaninov Piano Concertos N 1 & 4 (original versions) with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra under Maestro Ashkenazy (Ondine).