IMG Artists is delighted to welcome the exceptional pianist Nikolai Demidenko to its roster for General Management. Mr Demidenko will be represented by SVP and Global Head of Artist Management Naomi Ives from the company’s London office.

Russian-born, UK-based pianist and professor Nikolai Demidenko is in demand around the world for his singing warmth…and grace” (The Independent), “spontaneity, personality and… rare brilliance” (Sydney Morning Herald). He has regularly performed with many of the greatest orchestras and on the most renowned stages since his early achievements as a finalist at both the 1976 Montreal and 1978 Tchaikovsky competitions.

Forthcoming concerti engagements include appearances with Helsinki, Slovenian and Szczecin philharmonics and the Prague, Flanders, Lahti, Gottinger and Greenville symphony orchestras. His recital highlights include an Asian tour with concerts in South Korea and China as well as concerts at London’s Wigmore Hall and the International Piano Series in Fribourg.

Naomi said:Nikolai Demidenko is one of today’s finest piano statesmen. His virtuosic artistry and musical integrity continues to delight audiences worldwide. We are honoured to partner with him as he continues his artistic journey in the years ahead.”

Nikolai said: “I am absolutely thrilled and excited to be joining one of the biggest and greatest artist management companies in the world. I look forward to working with them as we explore new musical horizons!”