Laureate of international piano competitions

Soloist of Vienna Royal orchestra

President and Art-manager in
"Kyiv International Piano Competition"

Piano Professor in
Prayner Konservatorium für Musik und Dramatische Kunst (Vienna, Austria)

   Pavel Kachnov was born in Kiev (Ukraine), into a very musical family; his father is an orchestral and choral conductor Walerii Kachnov,mother - pianist Switlana Kachnova.At age three he began taking piano lessons from his mother.

   In 1992 Pavel Kachnov entered Kiev Special Music School named after M.Lysenko for gifted children where he studied with famous ukrainian teacher Irina Barinova.During his studies Pavel won numerous national and international music contests for youth(Prokofiev Int.piano competition,Karamanov Int. Piano competition and others);he received scholarships of the russian and ukrainian funds"New names" and of the Presidents's Fund.


    At age sixteen  Pavel  continues his studies at Tchaikovsky National Music Academy with professor B.Fedorov and later, professor B.Archimovich.He performs in Poland,Swiss,Russia and Spain,has concerts with conductors K.Karabyts,V.Sirenko and M.Diadiura.


   After he graduated from Kiev Conservatory Pavel moved to Vienna to improve his mastery with well -known pianist and teacher Oleg Maisenberg in the Universität der Musik und dartstellende Kunst Wien.

     Since 2010 Pavel is the soloist of Vienna Royal Orchestra

     In 2013 Pavel became a professor of Prayner Concervatory of Music and Dramatic Arts in Vienna.


    Pavel Kachnov is a winner of 26 and 27 Citta di Cantu Piano Competition, XI  CIPCE international competition in Madrid,prizewinner of the IV piano competition NEUE STERNE,VI piano competition Parnassos(Mexico), Delia Steinberg IPS,VII Villa de Capdepera international competition,VIII Horowitz International Piano competition,etc.

He performs with National Symphony and National Philarmoniсorchestras of Ukraine,orchestras of Kiev,Lviv,Odessa,Madrid,Vienna and the orchestra of  Ballearic Islands.


    Pavel Kachnov performs as a soloist and member of chamber groups.His repertoire includes large range of music from baroque to contemporary.

  In 2017 Pavel found his own International Piano competition in Kyiv (Ukraine).


    In April2018 Pavel had debut concert in one of the most famous halls in Austria -  Vienna Musikverein