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B orn in London, he is a descendant of the famous Russian theatre reformer Constantine Stanislavsky. Now, at the age of 13, he is well known as a talented composer, singer and instrumentalist.

He made his debut at the age of 10 in Covent Garden and has performed on the greatest stages of the world, including the Royal Albert Hall; Royal Opera, London; Carnegie Hall, New York; Kremlin Palace of Congresses, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow.

He began creating his own compositions at the age of 8 and a year later was admitted to the Royal College of Music. Now he studies in London with Dmitry Smirnov, a pupil of Edison Denisov. In Russia he is tutored by the Rector of the Conservatoire, Professor Alexander Tchaikovsky.

One of the most recent works by A. Prior, a piano concerto dedicated to St. Petersburg, has been performed in the State Capella.