Roman Salyutov (Russia / Germany) - pianist, conductor, musicologist, initiator and organizer of musical events, born in 1984 in Leningrad.
Graduated from the M. Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory (diploma with distinction in 2008) and the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne (master diploma with distinction in 2010). He also received a PhD in musicology in 2011 from Paderborn University.
His extensive artistic activity includes solo, chamber and symphony performances in many European countries, USA, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and his vast repertoire consists of about 400 works of over 40 composers from the Baroque to the present and a wide conducting repertoire. His PhD dissertation considered the piano output of Cesar Franck. He also wrote a number of works devoted to the piano art of the 19th and 20th centuries. He was a lecturer at the universities of Dortmund and Paderborn.
Roman Salyutov is the initiator and artistic director of several music festivals in Germany (eg "Bensberger Konzerte" - the festival to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the unification of Germany and the world's first festival dedicated to Max Bruch's works). He is also the Chief Conductor and Artistic Manager of the Symphony Orchestra of Bergisch Gladbach.
In April this year gave piano recitals in Wroclaw, Brzeg and Oborniki Slaskie.