Dmitri Shostakovitch 111th Anniversary

19/11/2017 - 19/11/2017

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Julietta Kocharova (soprano),
Artur Burmistrov (piano),
Maria Mudrova (cello),
David Makhmudov (violin).

We are happy to present a special program dedicated to the 111th anniversary of Dmitry Shostakovich. Three works that reflect three different eras of his work.
This anniversary program provides a rare opportunity
to hear Shostakovich's different chamber music pieces in one concert.


- Satires op. 109A for soprano & piano
- Trio no. 2 for violin, cello & piano, op. 67
- Seven Romances on poems by Alexander Blok

Julietta Kocharova (soprano),
Artur Burmistrov (piano),
Maria Mudrova (cello),
David Makhmudov (violin)

Julietta Kocharova (soprano)

Julietta graduated from the Brussels Conservatory in June 2015 with mention cum laude. Now, she lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.In March 2015, Julietta has defended her PhD thesis at the Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities (Russia) and obtained her degree of Doctor of Pedagogical Science in Music. Julietta was a leading soloist on the stage of the Saratov Opera and Ballet Theatre for 7 years. Julietta is a winner and a laureate of many international competitions in Czech Republic, Lithuania, Estonia, Montenegro, Russia.

She learned from such teachers as Christianne Stotijn (Netherlands), Christoph Pregardien (Germany), Julius Drake (England), Cheryl Studer (USA/ Germany), Peter Dvorsky (Slovakia), G.A. Pisarenko (Russia), Dirk Vermeulen, etc...Starting from 2014 Julietta is the inspirer and the artistic director of the festival "Triomphe de l'Art music festival" in Brussels, Belgium. As president, she defines artistic and cultural direction of the association "Triomphe de l'Art, asbl", Belgium.

Artur Burmistrov (piano)

Artur Burmistrov was born in 1987 and lives in Belgium since 1999. He graduated with the highest distinction at the Conservatory of Huy in the class of Marie-Paule Cornia and with the great distinction a specialized piano Master at the Royal Conservatory of Liège in the class of J. Schils and M-P. Cornia. Winner of some national and international competitions, he was awarded the prize of “Namur young talent 2005”. He gives concerts as soloist, chamber musician or piano duet (with M-P. Cornia) in Europe and improves himself with Maestros such as Daniel Rivera (Italy), Pavel Gililov (Mozarteum, Salzburg), Jerzy Sterczyński (Chopin Academy, Warsaw), Jacob Leuschner (Musik Hochschule, Koln). Artur is an active member of ASBL ’’Poési’’ (Andenne) and « Triomphe de l’Art » (Brussels). In 2012, he finished his Master in piano accompaniment with distinction and the Teacher training degree in piano with great distinction. Now, Artur works as an accompanist in Conservatory of Huy and takes part in some concerts, festival, competitions and masterclasses.

Maria Mudrova (cello)

Maria Mudrova was born in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) in 1982 and started her musical education at the age of 6, combining piano and cello. She graduated with distinction from the Lyceum for Gifted Children (Nizhniy Novgorod), Gnessin's State Music College (Moscow), State Moscow Conservatory and Universitaet fuer Musik und Darstellende Kunst (Vienna). Maria made her first public appearance at the age of seven and at nine she performed as a soloist with the State Chamber Orchestra of Nizhniy Novgorod. Since then she has performed with numerous orchestras as a soloist in Russia and abroad. Maria is a passionate chamber music player. While studying she became a laureat of various chamber music competitions and festivals. Among her chamber music partners were J. Rachlin, N. Boriso-Glebsky, P. Gulda, A. Kandinsky. Living in Vienna, she collaborated with “Wiener Razumovsky Quartett” and founded her own ensembles, such as the “Kirschgartenquartett” and a duo with the pianist Kiril Kozlovsky. Since September 2010 Maria is a member of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra (formerly DeFilharmonie) in Belgium

David Makhmudov (violin)

Graduate of the famous Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory and Royal Conservatory of Liege, David Makhmudov started his solo career in 2001 when he became soloist of Lipetsk Regional Philharmonic Society. Since then, he gave a great number of recitals and chamber music concerts in Russia, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland. David performed as a soloist with many symphonic orchestras such as Liege Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow Conservatory Symphonic Orchestra, Voronezh State Symphonic Orchestra, Lipetsk City Symphonic Orchestra, Tambov Symphonic Orchestra and others. Among the venues he has played in, there are prestigious concert halls such as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, BOZAR and Flagey in Brussels, The Salle Pleyel in Paris, Liege Philharmonic Hall, Vichy Opera House, the Imperial Theatre of Compiègne. David Makhmudov is a prizewinner of many national and international competitions including International Violin Competition “Virtuosi of the 21st century”, Moscow National D.Shostakovich Chamber Music Competition, International Henri Koch Violin Competition and Marie Cantagrill International Violin Competition. He also won Gold Medal at the Fourth Delphic Games of Russia.

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