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  • date of birth: November 25, 1996
  • studied at the Moscow Conservatory Music School with Prof. Tamara Alekseeva, at the Academic Music College and Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Prof. Alexey Seleznev and at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar with Prof. Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt;
  • performed with the Moscow Philharmonic and the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra;
  • participated in masterclasses given by David Geringas, Natalia Gutman, Ivan Monighetti, Julius Berger, Jérôme Pernoo, Norbert Anger, Torleif Thedeen, Claudio Bohórquez, Jens Peter Maintz, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Eckart Runge, László Fenyő and Boris Andrianov.


First Round

Popper Etude Op. 73 No. 20

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D. 821

Kodály Sonata in B minor for Solo Cello Op. 8, first movement

Popper Elfentanz Op. 39


Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor Op. 40


Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104