[…] “Fomin’s timing is near perfection, the balance between
technical excellence and emotional expression nearly optimal” […].
– Eindhovens Daily paper –
Fomin has always been renowned for his fine communicative skills in front of an audience, effortless technique and inspiring musicianship in everything he performs. His playing is praised by prominent musical critics for his subtlety of touch and phrasing, his wide and rich palette of colours and refinement of musical expression.
Misha began studying at an early age in Nalchik (Russia) and his outstanding early promise blossomed into graduation with distinction from the Gnessin’s Russian Academy of Music, Moscow. He studied with Lina Bulatova, herself a pupil of the revered professor Helen Gnessina and legendary Heinrich Neuhaus.