Rakhadin Yarmetov

Rakhadin Yarmetov (1996, Russia) was educated at Music College named after A.Scriabin, Elektrostal, Moscow Region (2011-2015), Gnesins Academy of Music, Moscow (2015-2017, Bachelor’s degree with teacher Vladimir Tropp) and Royal Conservatoire, The Hague (2017-2018, Bachelor degree with Naum Grubert).

After studying at the Royal Conservatory for a year, Rakhadin transferred to the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he currently studies with Naum Grubert. Rakhadin won the 2nd prize at the International Competition ‘Great Masters’, named after V. Merzhanov, in Bulgaria (2014) both as a soloist and piano duo. He also won 2nd prize at the all-Russian piano duo competition ‘Together at the piano’ in Vologda, Russia (2015).

Furthermore, Rakhadin won dozens of prizes at (regional and local) competitions in Russia (2013-2015) and helped organize and support the Improvisation Project ‘ZHOK’, together with students from KonCon, The Hague (2018-2020). He was involved in the realization of the ‘Quarter-tone pianos’ concert with Carlos Castro van der Elst in KonCon, The Hague (2019) and the premiere of ‘DEUS’ by Cornelis de Bondt in the Orgelpark, Amsterdam (2019).


Quarter Finals > Friday 11 February | 10:15 – 10:55 hrs | Bimhuis
J. Haydn Divertimento in A-flat major, Hob.XVI:46
A. Scriabin Sonata no. 7, op. 64 ‘White Mass’

Semi Final > Wednesday 16 February | 12:20 – 13:20 hrs | Bimhuis
J. Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114
B. Bartok Suite for Piano, op. 14
F. Chopin Polonaise-fantaisie, op. 61

R. Namavar Ti’afa’a
L. van Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, op. 37