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Alexei Sarkissov (Cello) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since May 2012)

  • Orchestras: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, Worthing Symphony Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aurora Orchestra, Brandenburg Sinfonia, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Russian Virtuosi of Europe, Sinfonia Verdi, South London Sinfonia, Thames Sinfonia.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, London Telefilmonic Orchestra.

Alexei's orchestral work also includes

principal cello with the Halle Orchestra (trial) & Manning Camerata, The Russian Chamber Orchestra of London, Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra (Austria), Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Guildford Philharmonic and English Soloists Ensemble. Alexei has had trials for co-principal cello with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia and the Royal Opera House Orchestra.

Sessions: London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia, London Telefilmonic, Sir Paul Macartney, John Wilson, Levine Andrade, BBC.

Shows: Les Miserables.

As a soloist, Alexei has given recitals both in the UK and internationally, working with pianists Katya Apekisheva, Oksana Sarkissova and Rafaelle Moretti. He has given concerto performances with the Minsk Philharmonic, Russian Academy of Music, Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and English Soloists. Alexei has also made a solo CD recording for Pavel Kondrashin with works by Schumann, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Francouer.

A busy chamber musician, Alexei is a member of both the Kandinsky and Gnesin piano trios, and frequently gives concerts and tours with Il Quartetto Casorat). Recent festival performances include "Homecoming" (Russia), Cassado (France), Beaminster (UK), Australasian Cello Festival (New Zealand) and "Music Festival at Sea" with presenters Richard Baker (BBC) and John Brunning (Classic FM).

Alexei Sarkissov was born in Moscow in 1974 and started music lessons at the age of five in the Gnessin Special Music School. In 1992 he continued his education in the Russian Academy of Music with Professor Vladimir Tonkha. He gave his first solo recital at the age of ten and the following year performed his concerto debut. In 1995 Alexei won a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music with Professor Alexander Boyarsky. Winning all the major college awards while studing there in 1997 he moved to The Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study with Professor Stefan Popov. Since then, professional engagements have taken him all over Russia, former Soviet Union, Europe and as far as New Zealand.

Alexei has performed in the presence of The Pope John Paul II in Vatican, The former President of Russia Boris Eltsin in Moscow's Kremlin and HRH Prince of Wales. He has recorded for Russian and Italian radio and numerously appeared on international radio and television. His recently recorded CD includes works by Schubert, Schumann, Francouer and Tchaikovsky. Alexei currently resides in London and maintains a busy schedule of chamber music and solo performances. In 2004 Alexei became a member of "Il Quartetto Casorati" string quartet based in Turin, Italy. Since then they have won prestigious "Gina Rosso" Award and their current plans include intensive touring of Italy and Europe.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Royal College of Music and the Russian Academy of Music.

Schools attended

the Scuola di alto perfeziamento and the Gnessin Special Music School.

Prizes and Awards

  • 1st prize in Dasinamov International Competition
  • Grand Prix in "Citta di Moncalieri" Competiton
  • "Gina Rosso" award for the Quartet of the Year with Il quartetto Casorati
  • President of Russia Scholarship
  • Myra Hess, Ian Fleming, Leverhulme trusts Awards
  • Martin Musical Scholarship Fund
  • Withers Cello bow Prize

Teachers

Vladimir Tonkha, Victoria Ganchikova, Alexander Boyarsky, Stefan Popov. Masterclasses: Mstislav Rostropovich, Steven Isserlis, William Pleeth, Michelle Strauss, Usi Wiesel.

Alexei joined Morgensterns in July 2007

Alexei's web profile was last updated 25th May 2017

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Alexei Sarkissov (Cello) Profile

Alexei Sarkissov was born in Moscow in 1974 and started music lessons at the age of five in the Gnessin Special Music School. In 1992 he continued his education in the Russian Academy of Music with Professor Vladimir Tonkha. He gave his first solo recital at the age of ten and the following year performed his concerto debut. In 1995 Alexei won a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music with Professor Alexander Boyarsky. Winning all the major college awards while studing there in 1997 he moved to The Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study with Professor Stefan Popov. Since then, professional engagements have taken him all over Russia, former Soviet Union, Europe and as far as New Zealand.

Alexei has performed in the presence of The Pope John Paul II in Vatican, The former President of Russia Boris Eltsin in Moscow's Kremlin and HRH Prince of Wales. He has recorded for Russian and Italian radio and numerously appeared on international radio and television. His recently recorded CD includes works by Schubert, Schumann, Francouer and Tchaikovsky. Alexei currently resides in London and maintains a busy schedule of chamber music and solo performances. In 2004 Alexei became a member of "Il Quartetto Casorati" string quartet based in Turin, Italy. Since then they have won prestigious "Gina Rosso" Award and their current plans include intensive touring of Italy and Europe.

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Alexei Sarkissov (Cello) Profile

Teaching experience

Alexis has given masterclasses in Moscow and workshops in the UK, as well as giving private tuition.

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Alexei Sarkissov (Cello) Profile

Alexei's web links

www.myspace.comwww.ilquartettocasorati.com

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Alexei Sarkissov (Cello) Profile

ALEXEI Sarkissov Sample Repertoire

Concertos

  • J S Bach - Concerto in c minor
  • Boccherini - Concertos in B flat and D Majors
  • Brahms - Double Concerto in a minor f
  • Bruch - Col Nidrei
  • Davidoff - Concertos no 1 and 2
  • Dvorak - Concerto in b minor
  • Elgar - Cello Concerto
  • Glazunov - Chant du Menestrel
  • Glazunov - Serenade Espagnol
  • Haydn - Concertos in C and D Majors
  • Lalo - Concerto in d minor
  • Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante in e minor
  • Prokofiev - Concertino
  • Saint-Saens - Concerto no 1
  • Schostakovich - Concerto no 1
  • Schumann - Concerto in a minor
  • Tchaikovsky - Variations on Rococo Theme
  • Tchaikovsky - Pezzo Capriccioso
  • Vivaldi - Concertos for cello

Solo Cello

  • Bach - 6 Suites
  • Schnittke - Improvisation
  • Kodaly - Sonata op 8

OTHER PIECES

Chamber music

Cello and Piano

  • Beethoven - 5 Sonatas for piano and cello
  • Beethoven - Variations on a theme from 'Madic Flute'
  • Boccherini - Sonata A-major.
  • Brahms - Sonata No 1, e minor, Op. 38
  • Brahms - Sonata No 2, F Major, Op. 99
  • Chopin - Sonata g minor, Op. 65
  • Debussy - Sonata d minor.
  • de Falla - Suite "Populaire espagnole"
  • Frank - Sonata A Major.
  • Francour - Sonata in E Major
  • Grieg - Sonata a minor, Op. 36
  • Piazzola - Le Grand Tango
  • Prokofiev - Sonata C Major, Op. 119
  • Rachmaninov - Sonata g minor, Op. 19
  • Rachmaninov - Vocalise
  • Shnittke - Sonata No 1
  • Schubert - Sonata a minor Arpeggione
  • Schumann - Fantasy Pieces Op. 73
  • Schumann - Adagio and Allegro Op. 70
  • Shostakovich - Sonata d minor, Op. 40
  • Strauss - Sonata F Major, Op. 6
  • Valentini - Sonata E Major
  • Vivaldi - Sonata e minor, No 5

Shorter pieces by Granados, Cassado, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Glazunov, Ravel and many other composers

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