Stanislav Khegai (born 1985) is a Kazakhstani classical concert pianist. He is the winner of the European Piano Contest Bremen 2014 and the prizewinner of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels and the Concours Géza Anda in Zurich. He was awarded with second prize at the III. International Scriabin Piano Competition in Moscow and Grand-Prix at the International Piano Competition of Central Asia.
At only fifteen, he has been awarded the Grand-Prix at the International Piano Competition of Central Asia. The following year he played the Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.3 with the Philharmonic Orchestra. At the age of 19 he has received the 2nd Prize in the Third International Scriabin Piano Competition in Moscow (Russia). He is the prizewinner of the 15th International Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels (Belgium) and the 10th Concours Géza Anda in Zurich (Switzerland).
In March 2014 he became the winner of the 2014 European Piano Contest Bremen (Germany). He has been awarded three times the DAAD-Scholarship (Bonn, Germany).
Khegai gave recitals in Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Morocco, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Japan, Canada and South Korea. In November 2013 he has performed Brahms’s Piano Concerto No.2 in the Grand Hall of Gewandhaus in Leipzig. He gave concerts in Palais des Beaux-Arts BOZAR and Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Brussels), Salle Cortot (Paris), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Die Glocke and Radio Bremen Sendesaal (Bremen), Grand Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow), Guro Arts Valley Theater (Seoul), Gasteig (Munich), Ansan Arts Center (South Korea) and has performed with prestigious orchestras, such as the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Bremen Philharmonic, the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the Moravian Philharmonic, the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra. He has collaborated with conductors like Gilbert Varga, Paul Goodwin, Mathias Foremny and Volker-Schmidt Gertenbach, among others.
In the season 2008/2009 he has also toured Germany with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1, Op.15. In July 2007 he has performed a recital at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival with the works of Schubert, Brahms, Beethoven and Schumann. Stanislav Khegai gave recitals at Festivals, such as the Les Nuits Musicales de Nice Festival, the Pianissimo Festival in Tartu, the 2010 Asian Composers League International Festival and the UNESCO-Forum in Seoul. In April 2017 he has performed amongst other works Ravel’s Miroirs at the After Work Concert Series in the Leipzig Gewandhaus. He was broadcast live by Radio Bremen, NDR, MDR (Germany), RTBF, Klara Radio, Musiq3 (Belgium), TV-Kultura (Russia) and KBS (South Korea).