Denis was born in 1995 in Maryina Horka, Belarus. He started his piano studies at the age of seven, in the local music school with Professor Valentina Shetsko.

In 2004 he was accepted to the Republican Akhremchik Upper School-College of Arts, into the class of the eminent piano teacher, Honoured Teacher of Belarus, Tatiana Sergievskaya.

Still at school, Denis got under the tutorship of the Honoured Man
of Art of Belarus Professor Vladimir Nekhaenko, who had been his professor till 2017, including his studies at Belarusian State Academy
of Music.

Since September 2017, Denis Linnik has been studying in Hochschule für Musik Basel, Switzerland, under the tutorship of Claudio Martínez Mehner, since 2021 – also of Zoltan Fejervari.
His recital from November 2022 in Ettlingen Schloss, Germany will be broadcasted on SRW2 in January 2023.

In 2022 released his Debut-CD "Night Wind" with KNS Classical Label, that includes pieces by Janacek, Brahms and Medtner.

In recent years he has participated in international festivals such as ArtDIALOG (2022, 2021), Wien Modern (2021), SOLsberg (2021), 100% Classique (2021), Menuhin Gstaad Festival (2019).

Denis has taken part in various masterclasses at IMS Prussia Cove, the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein etc. There he worked with musicians such as Ferenc Rados, Rita Wagner, Vanessa Latarche, Aleksandar Madžar, Anthony Marwoo, Steven Isserlis, Andreas Steier and more.
His piano contest track record includes the following achievements:
Rome Piano Competition (I prize, Rome, 2022), Orpheus Chamber Music Competition (with Camerata Rhein Trio, Prize-Winners, Winterthur, 2020), 1st Prize and Audience Prize on the Cittá du Cantú 28th International Piano and Orchestra Competition (Italy, 2018), Fifth Prize in the Senior group at the International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (Kiev, 2017), Golden Medal (First Prize) in the senior age group at the eleventh Delphic Games of the CIS Member States (2016), First Prize at the Seventh International Competition for Young Pianists in S. Prokofiev’s Native Land (Donetsk, 2013) etc.

His orchestral biography includes performances with the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Roma Tre Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine, String Orchestra "Metamorphose", M. Jora Philharmonic Orchestra etc

In addition to solo performances, a good half of Denis' musical activity is occupied by chamber music - often in duets with cello/violin or as part of a trio - and contemporary music. So, over the past year, Denis, as a répétiteur and a member of the ensemble, took part in productions of three contemporary operas by composers Michael Hersch, Du Yun and Pascal Dusapin, and was also invited to the position of accompanist for contemporary music at Bern University of Music.
In October 2022, he played a jazz concert at the ArtDIALOG festival.
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Denis Linnik