Sergey Khvorostianov

He started his music lessons when he was 5 in Children’s Art School № 11 in Moscow. In March 2011 he began to study fagotto as a student of Gennady Shamin, at first in Igumnov Children’s Music School, then in Moscow Gnessin School of Music.

He is Grand Prix laureate of the IX Moscow Open Young Musician Mozart Festival-Contest of Chamber Music, for which he was also rewarded with a special diploma “For the best performing Mozart’s piece” (Moscow, 2016).
First Degree laureate of the V Moscow International Contest “Music Diamond” (Moscow, 2016).
First Prize laureate of the VII International music competition (internet-contest, Belgrade, Serbia, 2016).
Laureate of the XII International Russian “Rotary” Children’s Music Competition (Moscow, 2014).
First Degree laureate of the IV Y. Doljnickov Contest-Festival (Moscow, 2015) in nominations “solo” and “ensemble”.
Second Degree laureate of the Stockholm International Music Competition (Sweden, 2012).

Sergey has performed a few times with Gnessin Virtuosi chamber orchestra in Russia (in Moscow and Ryazan) and in Italy (in cities Angry and Benevento) in April 2016, played with the Moscow Camerata Chamber Orchestra in Tver Philharmonic (May, 31, 2016).

In 2013 – 2016 he was a participant of the following festivals: the “Moscow Meets Friends” International Festival, “Troitsk Art”, of the project “Night of Music”, the International Music Festival “New Names” in Yerevan, the festival “Where the Art is Born” in Suzdal.

Sergey is a scholar of Vladimir Spivakov Foundation and of the Yuri Rozum International Charitable Fund.

He took part in programmes of Spivakov Foundation, performed in Moscow International House of Music, in the International Roerich Center, Shilov gallery, Chamber hall of Saint-Petersburg Conservatory, in Theatre and Concert Hall “Teatralnaya Khoromina” in Kolomenskoye