Valeri Grokhovski is an outstanding artist in the field of piano classical and jazz art, recognized in this capacity in many countries. He has repeatedly performed in the best halls of Russia, Europe and America, including the world-famous Carnegie Hall, recorded on one of the world’s largest labels – Naxos Records, as well as on the largest recording studio Metropolis (UK).
Along with this, Valeri Grokhovski is also recognized as a classical pianist (laureate of the F. Busoni International Competitions and the World Piano Competition – USA), who constantly performs in the best philharmonic halls of our country.
Over the past ten years, he has repeatedly performed in the Great and Small Halls of the Moscow Conservatory, in the concert halls of the Moscow House of Music, the Glinka Museum, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Bolshoi Theater, the Gnessin Concert Hall of the Russian Academy of Music, and for many years he has been a participant and organizer of the concert subscription of the Moscow State Philharmonic “Masters of Piano Jazz”, which is held annually in the Philharmonic-2 Concert Hall. The concert subscription “Valeri Grokhovski Invites”, which takes place with constant full houses, has gained great popularity. His concerts not only delight the audience with unique programs, but at the same time play a great educational role in educating musical taste among young people.
Valeri Grokhovski is actively involved in charitable activities, working with children with disabilities, preparing concert programs with them within the framework of the International Children’s Fund “World and Music”. Performing in all the capital’s halls, Valery Grokhovski also constantly tours in regions such as the Great Hall of St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Murmansk, Smolensk, Ryazan, Petrozavodsk, Astrakhan, Rostov, Perm, Irkutsk, Kirov and many other philharmonic societies. The geography of his concerts is extremely wide and covers philharmonic halls and more democratic venues, jazz clubs of both capitals, including the popular Igor Butman club, David Goloshchekin’s Jazz Philharmonic, etc.
The breadth of the artist’s creative range is also manifested in the combination of performing and composing activities. He is the author of music for many TV series of the channel “Russia-1”, His jazz compositions and arrangements include both classical works, such as keyboard works by Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn, as well as a collection of Russian folk songs “Kolyada”, arrangement for piano and symphony orchestra on Strauss’s themes “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”, a suite in the old style on the themes of songs by The Beatles, a concerto for piano and orchestra “Musical Whims” and many others.