Boris Andrianov

Boris   Andrianov   is   the   Artistic   Director   of   and   the   inspiration   behind the    new    Star    Generation    project,    which    produces    and    manages concerts    by    talented    young    musicians    in    all    cities    and    regions throughout   Russia.   For   this   project,   in   2009   Boris   Andrianov   was awarded   the   Russian   Federation   Prize   for   Culture.      In   2008   Moscow hosted   the   first-ever   cello   festival   in   Russia,   VIVACELLO   festival   the Artistic Director of which is Boris Andrianov. Boris   Andrianov   was   born   in   1976   to   a   family   of   musicians.   He graduated    from    the    Moscow    Gnessins’    School    of    Music,    later studying    at    the    Moscow    State    Conservatoire    (class    of    Natalia Shakhovskaya)   and   at   the   Hochschule   für   Musik   Hanns   Eisler   under the    tutelage    of    David    Geringas.    In    1991    Boris    Andrianov    was allocated a grant by the New Names programme.     Boris    Andrianov    has    been    a    prize-winner    at    the    International Tchaikovsky    Youth    Competition,    the    International    Shostakovich Competition   Classica   Nova   in   Hannover   (together   with   Alexei   Goribol,   1st   prize,   1997),   the   VI   International   Mstislav   Rostropovich   Cello Competition   in   Paris   (1997),   the   XI   International   Tchaikovsky   Competition   (3rd   prize   and   Bronze   Medal,   1998),   the   International   Antonio Janigro Competition in Zagreb (1st prize and special awards, 2000) and the International Isang Yun Competition in South Korea (2003). He   performs   with   symphony   and   chamber   orchestras,   among   them   are   Mariinsky   Orchestra,   Israel   Philharmonic   Orchestra,   t   Orchestre National   de   France,      Tchaikovsky   Symphony   Orchestra,      Kammerorchester   Berlin,   Russian   National   Orchestra,   Academic   Symphony Orchestra   of   the   Moscow   Philharmonic   and   t   Kammerorchester   Wien.   He   has   also   performed   with   such   conductors   as   Valery   Gergiev, Vladimir    Fedoseyev,    Alexander    Vedernikov,    Vasily    Petrenko,    Gianandrea    Noseda,    Roman    Kofman    and    others.    Boris    Andrianov    has frequently    appeared    under    renowned    Polish    composer    Krzysztof    Penderecki,    performing    his    Concerto    Grosso    for    three    cellos    and orchestra.   Boris   Andrianov   performs   a   vast   amount   of   chamber   music;   His   chamber   partners   include      Yuri   Bashmet,   Leif   Ove   Andsnes, Menahem   Pressler,   Akiko   Suwanai,   Janine   Jansen,   Julian   Rachlin,   Denis   Matsuev,   Alexander   Ghindin,   Maxim   Rysanov,   Boris   Brovtsyn   and many others Boris   Andrianov   performs   concerts   at   Russia’s   finest   venues   as   well   as   at   prestigious   concert   halls   in   The   Netherlands,   Japan,   Germany, Austria,   Switzerland,   the   USA,   Slovakia,   Italy,   France,   South   Africa,   South   Korea,   India   and   China   among   other   countries.   In   September 2006,   Boris   Andrianov   performed   concerts   in   Grozny   (Chechnya).   These   were   the   first   classical   music   concerts   in   the   republic   since   the start of the Chechen War.    Andrianov   has   participated   in   many   international   festivals,   such   as   the   Swedish   Royal   Festival,   the   Ludwigsburg   Music   Festival,   Dubrovnik Music Festival, Crescendo Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Homecoming Festival, Davos Music Festival and many others. In   2003,   Delos   Records   released   an   album   by   Boris   Andrianov   recorded   together   with   leading   Russian   guitarist   Dimitri   Illarionov;   this recording   was   in   the   preliminary   list   of   nominations   for   a   Grammy   award.   In   September   2007   Boris   Andrianov’s   CD,   recorded   with   pianist Rem Urasin, became Gramophone magazine’s “Choice of the Month” CD.
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