Biography

Nuron Mukumi combines empathetic, perfect technique with a sure eye for the dramaturgy of piano compositions: a talent that combines rigour and playfulness.” – Werner Theurich, Spiegel Online

His Début-Album “Summit” was released in November 2018 (Genuin Classics). The Album has been nominated for the Opus Klassik 2019 Awards, for the International Classical Music Awards 2020 and received the Supersonic Award by the music magazine Pizzicato.

Nuron has performed at several international festivals such as the Biarritz Piano Festival, Oxford Piano Festival, Ruhr Piano Festival, St. Petersburg International Piano Festival, Mozartfest in Würzburg, Mosel Music Festival in 2020 and at the Rheingau Music Festival in 2021.

In the fall of 2022, Nuron will tour with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and perform Liszt’s 1stPiano Concerto in Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany and finally in Austria, at the Brucknerhaus in Linz.

The German-Uzbek Pianist Nuron Mukumi was born in 1996 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He began playing the piano at the age of six. As a pupil of the Uspenskij Music School in the class of Prof. Tamara Popovich he won the 1st prize at the „San Jose International Piano Competition” in California at the age of 7. In the same year he received his first conducting lessons from Vladimir Neymer. At the age of 8, Nuron finally made his conducting debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto in D Minor in which he also played the piano part.

In 2010 Nuron Mukumi was accepted into Prof. Lev Natochenny’s class and studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Frankfurt am Main until 2015. Nuron continued studying with Prof. Natochenny at the Kalaidos Hochschule für Musik in Zurich from 2015 till 2021. In addition, he studied in Paris with Marian Rybicki and received in spring 2021 the Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste at the École Normale de Musique de Paris. Furthermore, the young pianist was a scholarship holder of the Bad Homburg Schlosskonzerte Foundation between 2017 and 2022. Since 2022, Nuron is studying for his Konzertexam with Prof. Hubert Rutkowski at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.

“Out of the most technically fine young artists, Mukumi already stands out as an interpreter of class”Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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