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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Famous Cellists: Alexandre Knyazev


Alexander Kniazev was born in Moscow in 1961. He began his cello studies at the age of six with Alexander Fedorchenko and graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1986. He then went on to study with the renowned organist Galina Kozlova and graduated from Nizhny-Novgorod Conservatory as an organist in 1991.

Alexander Kniazev is a laureate of the National Cello Competition in Vilnius (1977), the International Cello Competition in Cassado (1979), the Chamber Music Competition in Trapani (1987) with the pianist Ekaterina Voskressenskaya, the International Tchaïkovsky Competition in Moscow (1990) and the UNISA Competition in Pretoria (1992).

He has appeared with such distinguished conductors as Evgeny Svetlanov, Yuri Temirkanov, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Yuri Bashmet, Maxim Shostakovitch and Neemi Jarvi.

His chamber music partners include Vadim Repin, Nikolai Lugansky, Viktor Tretyakov, Boris Berezovsky, Dmitry Makhtin, Brigitte Engerer, Laurent Korcia, Augustin Dumay and Maria-Joao Pires.

As well as performing, he teaches at the Moscow Conservatory and regularly gives master classes in Europe and Asia.

From: http://kniazev.homestead.com/english.html



Tchaikovsky. op.19 , N4. Nocturne
Alexandre Knyazev and Boris Berezovsky