Sergei Suvorov

Sergei Suvorov was born in Moscow. His first solo recital has happened at the age of 11. Sergei's teachers at various times were A. Seleznev, T. Guldan, V. Birina. When he became 15, he moved to London to continue studying (Purcell School, Guildhall school of music and drama) under Prof. Stephan Popov. From 2005 to 2010 Sergey was the student of the Music High school in Essen, Germany (Musikhochschule / Folkwang Universitt der Kunste) in a class of Prof. Young-Chang Cho. Sergei Suvorov took part in master-classes of many outstanding violoncellists such as Daniel Shafran, Boris Pergamenshchikov, Natalia Gutman, Natalia Shakhovskaya, and Steven Isserlis. The great inspiring influence on the musician was rendered by Alexander Rudin.
In 1994 Sergei became the grant-aided student and the regular participant of the international programme "New Names". The same year he became the Prize-winner at the Liezen International Cello Competition, Austria (Liezen Internationaler Violoncello-Wettbewerb). In 1996 he won the Moscow Competition of violoncellists. In 1998 as a member of a string chamber trio he won the Chamber Ensembles Competition in Moscow and became the Shafran Grant-aided musician of the Russian Foundation for Culture. During his internship in London (1999-2003) he was twice a recipient of the Guilhermina Suggia Award, as well as the winner of the other prestigious competitions in the UK. In May 2010 he got the prize for the best interpretation of Bach (provided by Leo Maijs family) of the Karl Davidov International Competition for Cellists, Kuldiga, Latvia.
Sergei Suvorov's recitals are held in major concert halls of Moscow and other cities of Russia. The cellist has been touring in the UK, Germany, France, Austria, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg, Serbia, Latvia and Jordan. Sergei played under the baton of such prominent conductors as Alexander Rudin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Yuri Simonov, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Veronika Dudarova, Lin Tao, Alexander Skulsky, Ilmar Lapinsh, Eugeny Bushkov, Pavel Gerstein and Mark Kadin. Many brilliant musicians shared the stage and their gift of music with Sergei - Alexander Rudin, Igor Gorsky, Leonid Gorokhov, Ekaterina Richter, Eugeny Varavko, Sergei Kudrjakov, Nikolay Lugansky, Denis Matsuev, Graf Murzha, Maxim Rysanov, Ekaterina Mechetina, Daniel Propper, Boris Brovtsin, Alexander Ghindin, Arthur Naziullin are among them.
Apart from Suvorov's conventional cello repertoire there is a set of arrangements of violin opuses. Among them - Ciaconna (Chaconne) from J.S. Bach Partita No. 2, E. Tsimbalist Fantasy on themes from N. Rimsky-Korsakov's "Golden Cockerel", A. Glazunov's Concert for violin and orchestra, E. Ysaye's Sonata No. 3, and pieces from D. Shostakovich's ballets (G. Feygin arrangement for violin).