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Evgeny Sviridov, modern violin & baroque violin


Evgeny SviridovEvgeny Sviridov was born on February 17th, 1989 in St.-Petersburg. At the age of five he began playing the violin at the class of Elena Bolotovskaya.

In 1996 he entered the special musical school at St.-Petersburg Conservatory at the class of Elena Zaytseva, since November 2005 Evgeny has been studying with Prof.Popov. From 2007-2012 he has studied at the St-Petersburg State Conservatory in class of Prof. Pavel Popov.

 Evgeny Sviridov is a prize-winner at International competitions:

·       2001 - Third International Violin Competition in Novosibirsk, Russia (2nd Prize);

·       2002 - Fourth International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Xiamen, China (6th Prize);

·       2003 - First Paganini Moscow International Violin Competition, Russia (3rd Prize).

·       2008 - The International Yehudi Menuhin Competition in Cardiff, Great Britain (3rd prize and Special Bach Prize)

·       2008 – The 52nd International Paganini Competition in Genova, Italy (2008, Special Prizes for the participation in the final, for the best performance of the   Capricci by Paganini and Compulsory Contemporary Piece)

·       2009 - The 3rd International Heifetz Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania (3rd Prize)

·       2010 - 17th International Bach Competition in Leipzig, Germany (1st Prize and special prize)


·       Evgeny participated in a various musical festivals: "Schleswig-Holstein" festival in Lubeck, Chamber Music festival in Graz, "Earlymusic" festival in St-Petersburg, Bach-Festival in Leipzig , IV Biennale Alter Musik “Zeitfenster” in Berlin and others.

Evgeny performed with well-known orchestras, such as Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, St-Petersburg State Philharmonic,

Moscow Symphony Orchestra "New Russia" (Yury Bashmet, Principal Conductor).

He regularly plays concerts as a soloist and with chamber ensembles in Russia, Europe, USA and South America.

Evgeny also participated in master-classes with Grigori Zhislin, Zakhar Bron, Maria Leonhardt, Andrey Reshetin, Helmut Zehetmair, Hatto Beyerle, Pamela Frank, Pierre Amoyal, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Boris Kushnir, Boris Garlitsky, Christian Tetzlaff, Rainer Kussmaul, Andrew Lawrence-King.

Evgeny Sviridov has recorded his debut CD with sonatas by J.S.Bach and H.I.F.Biber;

it was released by «Genuin Classics» company in May 2011.  

Evgeny Sviridov is an active participant of unique project Vivaldi Collection (Directed by Grigori Maltizov),

where he takes part in the recording of all sonatas and concertos by Vivaldi with an ensemble Baltic Baroque


modern violin, Paolo Leonori, Roma 1972;

baroque violin, anonym, 18c, Italy


Evgeny Sviridov in Riga:


Other concerts:


1 part - baroque violin

Telemann - Fantasie III (1735), TWV 40:16

Biber -Passacaglia (1685)

Bach  - Partita h-moll, BWV 1002

 2 part - modern violin


Capricci & Introduzione e variazioni sul tema "Nel cor più non mi sento".

Baha muzikas fonds, Hipokrata iela 35-32, LV-1079, Riga, Latvija, talr.: 29208181, e-pasts: