NAINA KOBZAREVA, violin
Naina Kobzareva was born in 1998 in Rostov-on-Don. 4 years old she began studying the violin at the special music school at the RGC name S. V. Rachmaninoff and currently she is in the 8th grade at the Central music school in Moscow (pedagogue – ?ylen Pritchin).
Naina has been the winner of many competitions: 10th international contest of them. M. Striharj – 2nd prize, the 7th international competition «the Blue bird» – 1st prize, 8th international competition «the Nutcracker» – the 3rd prize, the 7th International Russian Rotary Children Music Competition – 3rd prize, 2nd international contest «Where art is born» – 1st prize, IV international competition of violinists in Astana – 1st prize.
Naina has also acted in the Rostov state Philharmonic, the Moscow Conservatory and in the halls of the school. On the TV music competition “The Nutcracker” she was playing withthe chamber orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi” directed by Saulius Sondeckis. In April of this year she played at the Vienna Conservatory with the chamber orchestra Der Wiener Concert-Verein.
SEMYON BEREZIN, piano
Berezin Semyon was born in 1995 in Saratov. From the age of 5 he started music school in Saratov as pianist. In 2009 he entered the CMS at the P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow state Conservatory in Russia in the class of Honoured Teacher Tamara Coloss, where he is studying at the present time. At the age of 6 he started to participate in competitions for young pianists, first local and regional, and 8 years old in regional, national, international competitions.
2005 – II prize winner of the Sixth K.N.Igumnov International Festival-Competition in the city of Lipetsk.
2006 – 1st prize winner of All-Russian contest ensemble music (nominated for “accompaniment class”) in the city of Sochi.
2007 – the first place and the gold medal of the Sixth Junior Delphic Games in the Russian city of Yaroslavl .
2012 – II prize laureate XIV International Competition Rustam Latypova in Kazan (the program entirely from the works of Bach).
As student of the CMS Semyon has performed in concert halls of Moscow Conservatory and as the V. Spivakov Charity Foundation’s scholar he took part at International music festival in Florence Felcino Bianco (2011) and the festival of Russian culture in Japan (2012).
ERIC MIRZOYAN, clarinet
Eric was born in 2002 in Moscow. In 2010, he entered the Central Music School at the P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in first grade. Eric learns from the Honored Artist of RF, Professor Eugene A. Petrov. Eric is scholar of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation. He participated on the International Festival “Moscow Meets Friends” VIII and IX. In June 2012 he took part in the campaign of V. Spivakov Foundation the “Marble Hall” of Ethnographic Museum in St. Petersburg at the reception dedicated to the presidency of Russia in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Eric is also an active participant of charity concerts arranged by the V. Spivakov Foundation and he has Appeared in hospitals and children’s homes. On May 12, 2013 he participated in a charity concert “White Flower”. 8.11.2012 he performed with the National Symphony Orchestra “New Russia” – the conductor Jan Latham Koenig. 25.11.2012 he appeared with a symphony orchestra in the city of Yaroslavl and 16.12.2012 he performed with the Chamber Orchestra “Provincia” from Naberezhnye Chelny.
In November 2012 Eric took part in the 13th International television competition “The Nutcracker”, where he got the 1st prize, a diploma of the winner, won the “Golden Nutcracker” and received special grants from V. Spivakov ICF. On 21 March 2013 he performed in Austria (Vienna) Gala concert of “The Nutcracker” winners.
Eric played on March 14 2013 in Armenia, Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall with the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, conducted by Sergey Smbatyan and on May 20, 2013 he participated in the opening of the 10th international festival “Moscow Meets Friends” and performed with chamber orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi”, conductor Vladimir Spivakov.
Eric has also repeatedly appeared in the Great Hall, the Small Hall and the Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Svetlanov Hall and Chamber Hall of the Moscow International Performing Arts Center and others.
J.S. Bach – Partita Nr. 1 (Sarabanda, Doble, Tempo di Bourree, Doble)
P. de Sarasate – Koncertfantasi over temaer fra “Carmen”
N. Paganini – Caprice Nr. 22
P. de Sarasate – Spanish dance Nr. 8
I. Shostakovich – Preludium og fuga i d-mol
C. Debussy – Suite for klaver
M. Ravel – Prelude
M. Ravel – To stykker fra suiten Le tombeau de Couperin: forlana – toccata
S. Taneev – Canzone
C. Bärmann – Wariacje
Bela Kovacs – Ich Begrüβe Sie, Herr Johann Strauβ!