"Alexander Gadjiev has a rare ability to hypnotize the audience with his storytelling. His Bach Busoni Chaconne was one of the highlights of the entire competition. I was completely mesmerized with it. He has real elegance and passion. I recommend him very highly." Sergei Babayan
In December 2015 he won the First Prize and Audience Prize at the prestigious 9th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, which figured in the jury great personalities like Martha Argerich, Sergey Babayan, Pavel Nersessyan.