Alexey Sychev began to study piano at age 7 and appeared as a soloist with a symphony orchestra at age 10, performing the First concerto of L. Beethoven. Since then, he has become a laureate of 27 international music competitions across four continents.
In 2018, Alexey received Third Prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition from the President of Ireland. The same year he became a laureate of Third Prize at the 64th Maria Canals International Music Competition in Barcelona.
In 2015, he received the First Prize, Audience Prize and a special prize at the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth. In 2014, he won First Prize of the XLI International Musical Competition "Dr. Luis Sigall", Chile.
In 2012, Alexey received four first prizes – at the World Online Piano Competition, USA, International Piano Competition Massarosa, Italy, International Piano Competition of Princess Lalla Meryem, Morocco, and International Piano Competition "Ennio Porrino", Italy.
In 2009, he received First Prize at the International Piano Competition “Premio Franz Liszt” under the chairmanship of Martha Argerich in Ascoli-Piceno, Italy.
Alexey is a laureate of Second Prize at the Jaen International Piano Competition 2015, Third Prize at the A.Casagrande International Piano Competition 2014, Third Prize and Audience Prize at the G.B. Viotti International Music Competition 2013, Second Prize at the Prix du Piano Interlaken Classics 2011, Second Prize at the San Marino International Piano Competition 2010, among many others.
The young pianist is a holder of the prestigious DAAD scholarship. He was awarded the Mendelssohn scholarship (Leipzig), scholarships from M. Rostropovich Foundation (Moscow), and Constantine Orbelian Foundation (Los-Angeles).
Alexey has performed recitals in Austria, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Serbia, Switzerland, Israel, Morocco, Moldova, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Canada and the United States. He has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras, including RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, Saint-Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Chilean National Symphony Orchestra, Portuguese Philharmonic Orchestra, Gulbenkian Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar and Staatskapelle Schwerin.
Performance venues include the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Sala de Concerts of Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the National Concert Hall of Ireland, the Gulbenkian Hall in Lisbon, the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Salle Cortot in Paris, the Rudolfinum Hall in Prague, and the National Congress of Chile. Alexey recorded his debut CD at Czech Radio.
After the graduation from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, Alexey studied at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Jacques Rouvier and at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Jan Jiracek von Arnim. He continues his musical education on the Concerto examination degree at the University of Münster with Arnulf von Arnim.