Born in Ukraine in 1984, Alexander Romanovsky moved to Italy at the age of thirteen, where he studied at the Accademia Pianistica di Imola with Leonid Margarius. The unique school inherited from Leonid Margarius, whose bearers were Regina Horowitz, Felix Blumenfeld and Anton Rubinstein, became the solid basis of his artistic appearance. In 2001, at the age of seventeen, he won the First Prize at the prestigious Busoni Competition in Bolzano.
For the past 20 years Romanovsky has appeared on many of the world’s most prestigious stages, such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, La Scala in Milan, the Royal Albert Hall in London, TeatroColón in Buenos Aires, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, and the Teatro des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Romanovsky regularly performs with major orchestras in Europe, Asia and the Americas, including the New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, La Scala Philharmonic, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and Russian National Orchestra, NHK Symphony: he collaborates with conductors such as Sir Antonio Pappano, Myun-Whun Chung, Valery Gergiev, James Conlon, Gianandrea Noseda, Vladimir Spivakov. In 2007, he was invited to give a concert at the Papal Palace in Castel Gandolfo, in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI on the occasion of the 110th Anniversary of the birth of Pope Paul VI. He has released the Glazunov concertos for Warner and five critically acclaimed albums for DECCA. With the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia he recorded the complete Rachmaninov concertos.
Recent years have seen him extend his artistic activities to the promotion of classical music and the support of young talents, as well as teaching at the Royal College of Music in London and the Conservatory of Como. Since 2014 Alexander Romanovsky has served as Artistic Director of the Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition.