Peter Laul received his education at the St Petersburg Conservatory, where he studied under Alexander Sandler. He was awarded first prize in the Bremen International Piano Competition (1997) and the Scriabin International Piano Competition in Moscow (2000). In Russia he has performed with orchestras including the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and Moscow Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductors such as Maxim Shostakovich, Valery Gergiev and Vassily Sinaisky. He has also appeared as soloist with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and Estonian National Symphony Orchestra among others. In recital, Peter Laul performs at venues including the Great and Small Halls of the St Petersburg Philharmonic and the Moscow Conservatory, the Auditorium du Louvre, Lincoln Center in New York, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Opera City Hall in Tokyo and the Luxembourg Philharmonic Hall. He is a consummate chamber musician, whose regular partners include Marc Coppey, Ilya Gringolts, Valery Sokolov, Alexander Ghindin and Diemut Poppen.