Evgey syrkin

He was born in Saratov, Russia and began studying the violin in 1974 at the Elementary School of Music with Elizaveta Steinfeld. His debút was at the age of eleven, playing the Max Bruch Concerto with the Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Ignatiev. This debút was the beginning of a long series of concerts with this orchestra under various famous conductors, performing works by Vivaldi, Mendelhsson and Tchaikovsky. In 1982 he enrolled in the Academy of Music Gnesin in Moscow, where he continued his violin studies with Nikolay Frumin, Frida Bauer, Serafima Cherniajovskaia, Mikail Bezverhny and Miroslav Rusin and Orchestra Direction with Manuel Hernández Silva.

He is a member of various musical groups, one of which is the Moz-Art Quartet, with which he has made numerous recordings for Russian National Radio and Television and from between 1991 and 1993 gave concert tours in Switzerland, Germany, Turkey and Italy. In 1997, together with the famous French pianist Evelyne Dubourg and cellist Alexander Osokin (Soloist of the Moscow Virtuoso Orchestra and member of the Moscow String Quartet), he formed the "Picasso" Trio, with which he made recordings in Spain and Germany and participated in numerous concerts and international festivals: "Grec" in Barcelona, "Music als Patis" in Tarragona, International Festival of Music in Montblanc, etc. Of particular note is the recent publication of the comprehensive collection of Beethoven's Trios on the German label RBM.

In 1994 he established his residency in Spain when he obtained a teaching post at the Cordoba Symphony Orchestra. Since 1996 he has been Artistic Director of the Chamber Orchestra "Volga-Art", with which he has made numerous recordings and given concert tours in Spain and Portugal and for which he writes numerous musical arrangements. In the summer of 2004 he was guest soloist with "Royal Covent Garden Orchestra Soloists".

He is currently working as a member of the Cordoba Symphony Orchestra and various chamber groups ("Collage" and "Isadora", "Ensemble Florilegium") while continuing his teaching activity, giving courses and master classes on the violin and chamber music. He is a soloist and guest conductor in various Spanish and foreign orchestras and choirs, Artistic Director of the Metropolitan Orchestra of Ávila, "Camerata Abulense" Choir and the "VOLGA ART" Symphony Orchestra and Choir.

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