Dmitry Volkov is First-Prize Winner in the 2012 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition at The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Born in Togliatti, Russia, Volkov, now twenty-four, is studying with eminent cellist Amit Peled for the Peabody’s Artist Diploma - spend a memorable afternoon hearing one of the Peabody Institute’s top young talents.
Volkov is the 2012 First Prize-Winner in the Yale Gordon Concerto Competition at The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. He was the winner of the 2009 Carlos Prieto International Cello Competition and has performed solo recitals around the world.
His list of awards and prizes is impressive: the 2011 Midland-Odessa Symphony National Young Artist Competition, the 2009 Heifetz Institute of Music Concerto Competition,, the 2002 Togliatti International Competition for Strings, and Second Prize in the 2003 Teacher and Student International Competition.
He has won numerous scholarships and awards, including the 2011-2012 Holland Music Sessions’ New Masters on Tour participant, the 2010-2011 Stephen Kates Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund in Cello, the 2008-2010 First Act Heifetz Institute Scholarship, and the the Gold Book of New Names (Samara, Russia, 2009).
In May 2012, Volkov debuted in several prestigious concert halls in Europe: the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Theatre Odeon in Zwolle, and Hervormde Kerk (Den Hoorn), in addition to recording his first solo CD.
Born in Togliatti, Russia, Volkov has performed as soloist with the National Symphony of Mexico, the Youth Orchestras of the Americas, the Samara Symphony (Russia), the Togliatti Symphony (Russia), and the Naberezhnye Chelny Symphony in Russia. In addition he has performed solo concerts at the Abramson Recital Hall in Washington DC, The International Holland Music Sessions in Bergen, Norway, the New York W.M.P Concert Hall Series “Strad for Lunch,” and the Miguel Bernal Jiménez International Music Festival in Mexico.
Having graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the studio of Natalia Shakhovskaya in 2011, he is pursuing an Artist Diploma at the Peabody Institute in the studio of renowned cellist Amit Peled.
Manuel De Falla (1876-1946)
Suite Populaire Espagnole
- I. El pano moruno
- II. Nana
- III. Canción
- IV. Polo
- V. Asturiana
- VI. Jota
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Cello Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38
- I. Allegro non troppo
- II. Allegretto quasi menuetto
- III. Allegro
Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Cello Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40
- I. Allegro non troppo
- II. Allegro
- III. Largo
- IV. Allegro
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