Andrey Baranov Violin Recital

Description: Andrey Baranov Tags: Andrey Baranovwith Maria Baranov (piano)

11 March 2017




Andrey Baranov is winner of the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition 2012. He is also a winner of Benjamin Britten and Henri Marteau International Violin Competitions, and a prizewinner of more than twenty other international competitions including Indianapolis, Seoul, Sendai, Liana Isakadze, David Oistrakh and Paganini (Moscow). 


He attended the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory (St. Petersburg) and Consevatoire de Lausanne with L. Ivaschenko, V. Ovcharek, P. Popov and Pierre Amoyal.  Since making his major debut  in 2005 at the St. Petersburg Philharmonie Hall, Andrey has performed on renowned stages throughout the world.  Several  of his performances have been broadcast worldwide - on BR Klassik, Radio Orpheus, Espace 2 (Switzerland), YLE Radio  (Finland), WFYI, WFMT Chicago (USA) and NHK Sendai (Japan). 


Andrey has already appeared with leading international orchestras (e.g. the Luxembourg Philharmonic, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Belgium, MusicAeterna Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic London and SWR Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra).  He has performed alongside artists such as Martha Argerich, Julian Rachlin, Boris Andrianov, Pierre Amoyal, Eliso Virsaladze ennd Liana Isakadze.  


Maria Baranov was born in 1988 and began to play in ensemble with her brother Andrey Baranov. After garnering first prize in the All Russian Mazur Competition of ensembles, she began her performing career giving concerts in Russia, Germany, England, France, Monaco and Switzerland. Maria was recognized as a member of the "Best Duet" at the Academy of Lausanne (Switzerland), "Best Accompanist" in the Baltic Stars International Competition (St. Petersburg), and as a laureate in the Maria Yudina International Music Competition (St. Petersburg). In 2010 she became a prizewinner in the International Duo Competition which took place in Katrineholm (Sweden) with her brother Andrey Baranov (violin).  After graduating from the special music school at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (2007), she continued her studies under Professor Igor Lebedev at the same conservatory and graduated in 2012. From 2010 until 2015 Maria studied at the  Conservatory of Lausanne (Switzerland) where she received two master’s degrees under Professors Marc Pantillon and Christian Favre.



Giuseppe Tartini: Sonata g-moll "Devil's Trill", Op. 1, No. 4

Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky: Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42 (Meditation, Scherzo, Melody); Valse-Scherzo Op. 34

Niccolò Paganini: La Campanella, Op. 7

Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for Solo Violin No. 4, Op. 27

Ernest Chausson:  Poème, Op. 25 

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane (1924)



R130 (adults)

*R90 (pensioners)

*R70 (UFS staff)

*R50 (students, learners and block bookings of 10+)

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Ninette Pretorius (tel. 051 401 2504)

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