Biography of Zamuruev Rodion:
Laureate of the Russian national competition of violinists (1997) Laureate of the International Tibor Varga competition (Sion, Switzerland, 1998); winner of the Special prize for the best interpretation of contemporary pieces Grant-holder of the Mstislav Rostropovich Fund (David Oistrakh grant)
Second prize in the “Rudolfo Lipizer” International Violin Competition (Gorizia, Italy, 1999); winner of the Special prize for the best interpretation of J.S.Bach’s solo sonatas and partitas. Laureate of the 1st Concours International Jean Rogister for violin and alto (Verviers, Belgique, 2000)
Second prize in the Dr. Luis Sigal International Violin Competition (Vine del Mar, Chile, 2000); winner of the “Spectators’ choice”. Laureate of the 13th International Bach Competition, (Leipzig, Germany, 2002). Rodion Zamuruev was born in 1969. He graduated the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire in 1993 (professor: Irina Bochkova). Since the age of seven, Rodion has shown his talent in a wide range of genres and styles, be it solo, in chamber ensembles or orchestras. He perfomed in Russia’s most prestigious halls as well as in Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Portugal, Albania, Yugoslavia and a number of other countries. In 1994 Rodion Zamuruev entered Prof. Irina Bochkova’s class at Moscow Conservatoire as a post-graduate student. Rodion’s vast concert repertoire includes works by composers of different times and movements. He particularly likes to perform 20th century music. He participated to the International Festival of Chamber Music in Tirana (Albania), the ”World Music Days” International Festival in Luxembourg, the International “Logo Musica” Festival in Porto (Portugal), the International Festival at the “Expo-2000” exhibition in Hannover. For the last years, he has regularly participated to Moscow’s annual international festivals of contemporary music “Moscow Autumn” and “Panorama of Russia”. He performs with the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Nizhnii Novgorod Philharmonic, Ryazan Symphony Orchestra, the Saratov Symphony Orchestra, the Samara Symphony Orchestra, the “Young Russia” orchestra, the Petrozavodsk Orchestra of Radio & TV, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moldavian Symphonic Orchestra, the Vino del Mare municipal orchestra, the Leipzig chamber Philharmonic orchestra, etc. Music critics unfailingly note Rodion Zamuruev’s unforgettable, highly individual performing style, broad scope of his interpretations and faultless technical command..