Vladimir Spivakov Teodorovich( People's Artist of USSR, State Prize winner, a knight of the Legion of Honor)
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Biography Vladimir Spivakov Teodorovich
Born September 12, 1944 in the city of Ufa, Bashkir ASSR in a musical family. Mother - Catherine Levinton, pianist, graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory.
In 1945 the family moved to Leningrad, where at the age of six years he began studying the violin at a music school ten-year at the Leningrad Conservatory, where his teachers were Boris E. Kruger, L. Segal, VI Sher. As early as age thirteen, Vladimir Spivakov was awarded the first prize in "White Nights" in Leningrad (1957)
. After graduating from the Central School of the Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky, . In 1959 V. Spivakov continued his studies at the Conservatory in the class of the famous Professor Yuri Yankelevich, . while acting as an auditor in the class of XX century's greatest violinist David Oistrakh,
. In 1965 V. Spivakov won first prize at the International Competition named Marguerite Long and Jacques Thibaud in Paris, . in 1967 he - winner at the Paganini Competition in Genoa (Italy), . in 1969 - the first prize at the International competition in Montreal (Canada), . and in 1970 - second prize at the International Competition named after P. Tchaikovsky in Moscow,
In 1975 Vladimir Spivakov is a lecturer in the Music Teachers' Training College Gnesin. Since 1975, after a triumphant solo performances in the United States begins his international solo career. Musician gets invitations to speak under famous conductors, . many of whom subsequently become his friends: Lorin Maazel, . Claudio Abbado, . Seiji Ozawa, . Leonard Bernstein, . Carlo Maria Giulini, . Sir Georg Solti, . Kirill Kondrashin, . Svetlanov, . Yuri Temirkanov,
. Vladimir Spivakov is soloist with leading symphony orchestras, . such as the State Academic Symphony Orchestra Leningrad Philharmonic, . State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, . orchestras of Berlin, . Vienna, . London and New York Philharmonic, . Orchestra Concert-Hebe "and" De Paris ", . Chicago, . Philadelphia, . Pittsburgh and Cleveland,
. Thrice Spivakov invites Herbert von Karajan, but Gosconcert the unknown, apparently, ideological, reasons hindering the implementation of these concerts.
Since 1979, Vladimir Spivakov will debut as a conductor with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival in. In Russia he is conducting a course at the well known conductors and. Guzman, a U.S. student mastery of the great conductors L. Maazel and L. Bernstein. Following a joint statement in Salzburg, dedicated to the birthday of Mozart (1984), the great Bernstein gives Spivakov his baton, with which the gifted student does not leave today.
As a conductor and soloist in. Spivakov performs in the best concert halls, . conducting concerts of symphonic orchestras: Chicago, . Philadelphia, . Cleveland, . London, . San Francisco, . Los Angeles, . Toulouse, . Lille, . Monegasque, . Budapest, . as well as the orchestras of La Scala ", . Academy of Santa Cecilia, . Cologne Philharmonic, . Schleswig-Holstein, . Radio France, . as well as the best Russian symphony orchestras,
. One of the Western newspapers responded to the skill of the maestro as follows: "Vladimir Spivakov with astonishing confidence owns the conductor's baton as well as a bow". In 1979, Vladimir Spivakov creates a chamber orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi" - group, which incorporated the best Russian orchestras musicians - students of M. Rostropovich, D. Oistrakh, SW. Yankelevich, and that with the first performances won the love and acceptance of viewers and listeners. In 1983, the orchestra received the official name of The State Chamber Orchestra of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR "Moscow Virtuosi" - Business card, known throughout the world.
After 20 years of its existence the Moscow Virtuosi performed on tours in almost all major cities of the former USSR, Europe, USA, Japan. Orchestra audience applauded in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Theater on the Champs Elysees and the hall Pleyel in Paris. "Moscow Virtuosi" participated in the most famous international festivals such as Salzburg, Edinburgh, Florence May ", New York, Tokyo, Pompeian, Lucerne, Kolmarsky. In Italy, for the performance of Italian music band led by Vladimir Spivakov was awarded "Prize of Vivaldi". However, the orchestra is brought to act in extreme conditions. Thus, the orchestra gave a concert in Armenia immediately after the terrible earthquake of 1988, and three days after the Chernobyl disaster - Ukraine. In 1990, the orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi" signs five-year contract with the Foundation of Prince Philip of Asturias, and becomes "the orchestra resident in Spain.
In 1989, Vladimir Spivakov first organizes the International Music Festival in Colmar (France), a former music director of which he is so far. Very soon the festival in a small Alsatian town becomes a significant event in the music world. Over the years the festival was attended by prominent creative teams, . as well as famous musicians: Mstislav Rostropovich, . Yehudi Menuhin, . Svetlanov, . Ferruccio Furlanetto, . Josц╘ Van Damme, . Robert Hall, . Christian Zimmerman, . Michelle Plason, . Maria-Joao Pires, . Evgeny Kissin, . Vadim Repin, . Nikolai Lugansky, . Vladimir Krainov, . Vladimir Viardo etc.,
Each year, maestro gives around 120 concerts around the world, including charities, as a soloist with the orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi", as well as a guest conductor
. Since 1989, Vladimir Spivakov - member of the jury of renowned international violin competitions: Montreal Canada, . behalf of the Carl Flesch in London, . Paganini in Genoa, . name Yehudi Menuhin and Jacques Thibaud in Paris, is the chairman of the jury last five contests behalf Sarasate in Spain, . as well as a permanent member of the Independent Russia "Triumph" from its inception,
. In 1992, Vladimir Spivakov is the first time takes part as an ambassador for the arts in the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland). Since 1994, Vladimir Spivakov conducts annual prestigious master classes in Zurich, succeeding Nathan Milstein
. Characteristic features of performing style as a violinist Vladimir Spivakov - wealth, beauty and the volume of sound, subtle nuances and deep penetration into the author's intention, the emotional impact on the audience, vivid artistry, intelligence
. Sam maestro Spivakov believes that the achievement of these qualities - the merit of his great teacher Yuri Yankelevich, as well as beneficial effects idol David Oistrakh. In 1997, Vladimir Spivakov, . then played the violin work of Francesco Gobetti (Italy, . XVIII century), . gifted to him by his teacher Professor Yuri Yankelevich, . patrons provided for lifetime use of a violin by Antonio Stradivari (Cremona, . 1712), . which the maestro is playing to this day,
In 1999, Vladimir Spivakov starts to work as artistic director and principal conductor Rossiyskogo National Orchestra. Maestro aroused great interest of the public and the press are deeply original interpretations of familiar repertoire of the orchestra, and was fascinated by the musicians working on new works not previously executed by a team. As noted by the critic, "... we have become first-class symphony conductor more" ( "Culture"). According to a survey by Radio-1 "and the newspaper" Musical Review "Vladimir Spivakov named best musician in 1999
. Discography Spivakov as soloist and conductor comprises about 40 compact discs with recordings of various styles and epochs: from the Baroque to the music of European composers of XX century works - Prokofiev, . Shostakovich, . Penderecki, . Schnittke, . Pц╓rt, . Kancheli, . Shchedrin, . Gubaidulina,
. Many of his albums have repeatedly observed winning music press, in particular the "Shock de la Music" and "span d'Or"
. Vladimir Spivakov - People's Artist of the USSR, . USSR State Prize Laureate (1989), . laureate of the Pan-European critics of the Munich Academy "For outstanding achievements in the field of musical art" (1981), . Chevalier de la Lц╘gion d'Honneur (France, . 2000),
. Decorated with Orders of Friendship of Peoples (1994), "For Service to the Motherland" III degree (1999). For a great contribution to the development of world music was awarded state awards a number of foreign countries: the Order of Merit "III degree (Ukraine, . 1996), . officer of the Order of Arts and Belles Lettres (France, . 1999), . Order of St. Mesrop Mashtots (Armenia, . 1999),
. In the 50-year anniversary of the maestro in his honor one of the minor planet was named "Spivakov.
Vladimir Spivakov is widely known and its charitable activities. In May 1994, was founded by the International Charitable Fund of Vladimir Spivakov, . which aims at improving the situation of orphans and helping sick children, . as well as creating conditions for creative development of young talent (acquisition of musical instruments, . fellowships and grants, . participation of the most talented musicians of children and adolescents in the concerts of the orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi", . organization of international art exhibitions with works of young artists, etc.),
. About 1.5 thousand children have received assistance, and more than 500 concerts, held about 50 art exhibitions. 500 people benefited from, 50 of them - winners of international competitions and festivals. Presented by 94 musical instruments, assisted in conducting more than 30 surgical operations.
He is fond of painting.
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