Alexander Peskanov is an American/Russian concert pianist and a composer.
Alexander Peskanov went to the Stoliarsky School of Music in Odessa, Ukraine. He emigrated to the United States from the U.S.S.R. in 1973, and attended the Juilliard School of Music. His soloist career debut was with Mstislav Rostropovich and the National Symphony. He has also appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and collaborated with cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Alexander founded the Piano Olympics in 1991, and also started the International Piano Exchange in order to teach students and teachers Russian piano techniques. He has also produced the movie soundtrack of He Knows You're Alone with his brother, Mark Peskanov.