Denis Kozhukhin (born in Nizhny Novgorod, 1986) is a Russian pianist who was awarded third prize in the 2006 Leeds International Piano Competition. He was also awarded first prize in the 2010 Belgian Queen Elisabeth Competition for piano.
Kozhukhin was a pupil at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid studying with Dmitri Bashkirov and Claudio Martínez Mehner. Upon graduating, he received his diploma personally from Queen Sofía of Spain and was named best student in his year and twice best chamber group with his own Cervantes Trio. After his studies in Madrid, Kozhukhin was invited to study at the International Piano Academy Lake Como where he received tuition from Dimitri Bashkirov, Fou Ts'ong, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Peter Frankl, William Grant Naboré, John Perry, Menahem Pressler, Boris Berman, Charles Rosen and Andreas Staier.
- Tchaikovsky & Grieg Piano concertos. Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/Vassily Sinaisky. PENTATONE PTC 5186566 (2016)
- Joseph Haydn. Piano sonatas, Onyx ONYX4118 (2014)
- Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 6, No. 7 and No. 8. Onyx ONYX4111 (2013), debut album.
- "Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos. 38, 39, 47, 59". www.prestoclassical.co.uk. Presto Classical.
- "Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos. 6-8 'The War Sonatas'". www.prestoclassical.co.uk. Presto Classical.
- Denis Kozhukhin[dead link] at Albéniz Foundation, Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
- Kim wins the 'Leeds' at BBC
- Denis Kozhukhin at Argerich Foundation
- Denis Kozhukhin at Intermusica
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