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Alexey Lundin


Born in 1971. Graduated from the Gnessin Moscow State Musical College and Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Nadezhda Beshkina), continued studying in the Moscow State Conservatory as an assistant intern. Among his teachers are Nadezhda Beshkina, Tatyana Gaidamovich, Alexander Bonduryansky, Mzia Iashvili, Rafael Davidyan.


In 1993, the trio he participated in became a laureate of the Chamber Ensembles Competition in Trapani (Italy). In 1996, he became a winner of the chamber ensembles contest in Weimar (Germany). In 1998, he founded together with his associates the ensemble “Mozart Quartet” that in 2001 won the 1st Prize at the 6th Shostakovich International String Quartet Competition.


Since 1998, he has been a participant of the orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi”, since 1999 — a concertmaster. The musician performed jointly with the world’s most famous musicians, including “Moscow Virtuosi” and Vladimir Spivakov. Among his stage partners are also Eliso Virsaladze, Mikhail Lidsky, Alexander Gindin, Manana Doijashvili, Andrey Korobeinokov, Alexey Utkin, Sergey Nakariakov, Julian Milkis, Eugeny Petrov, Lazar Berman, Zakhar Bron, Pierre Amoyal, Natalya Zagorinskaya, etc. Favorite Things”, etc.), performs his own works. Stephan’s breathtaking techniques, sophistication of rhythmic patterns, melodic ingenuity — all this opens innovative ways of playing cello to listeners. For his first concert in Moscow Braun chose Tchaikovsky’s “Rococo Variations” as an object for improvisation and prepared arrangements of his favorite jazz standards, etc.


Alexey Lundin pays serious creative attention to the music of composers of the 20-21th centuries. He performs musical pieces of Vladimir Krivtsov, Roman Lednev, Edison Denisov, David Krivitsky, Vladimir Tarnopolsky, Giya Kancheli, Vladimir Torchinsky, Karen Khachaturian, Alexander Tchaikovsky, Krzysztof Penderecki, Andreas Mustukis. Yuri Butzko has dedicated his Fourth Violin Concerto to Alexey Lundin.


Since 2007, Alexey Lundin has taught in the Moscow Conservatory. In 2010 he founded and became Artistic Director of the International Classical Music Festival in Salacgrīva (Latvia). In 2011, he recorded an album of German Galynin’s music for the English company Frankenstein Records. A laureate of the Triumph Youth Prize, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

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