Nikita Lukinov is one of the most exciting pianists of a younger generation residing in Scotland. In recent years he has performed as a soloist in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, France, Poland, Croatia, Germany and Russia, appearing at Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre, Kings Place, Fazioli Hall, Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow. Nikita has studied on full scholarships at The Purcell School in London (2013) and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2017), where he is also currently pursuing a Master of Music on full scholarship. In October 2022, Lukinov began teaching at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is the youngest senior staff in all the UK’s Royal Schools of Music; he is passionate about accessibility of live classical performance for education and social wellbeing and performs all over Scotland as part of the Live Music Now Scotland scheme.
Nikita is currently preparing to release his debut studio album, Kaleidoscope, out 1 June with KNS Classical. The album explores the breadth, complexity and sophistication of lesser known solo piano works written by Prokofiev, Scriabin and Tchaikovsky in their maturity, some of which have very few recordings.