Andrey Baranov



Born in St. Petersburg in 1986 into a family of musicians. Andrey began playing the violin

at the age of five. He attended the Rimsky Korsakov Concervatory in St. Petersburg and

Conservatoire de Lausanne. He studied with Lev Ivachenko, Vladmir Ovcharek, Pieer Amoyal.

Andrey also has taken masterclasses from B.Kushnir, L.Isakadze, K.Kashkashian among many others.


Since marking his major debut in 2005 at St. Petersburg Philharmonie hall under V.Petrenko

and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrey has performed on renowned stages

thorough the world including Bozar Brussels, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Grosser Saal-

Morzarteum, Cadgan Hall London, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Konzerthaus Berlin, Tchaikovsky

hall in Moscow, and St. Petersburg Philharmonc halls.


In 2012, he became a winner of the queen Elisabeth International competition, with gaining overwhelming supports.

He is also a winner of Benjamin Britten and Henri Marteau International Violin Competitions, and and prizewinner of more than twenty other International competitions including Indianapolis, Seoul, Sendai, Liana Isakadze, David Oistrakh, Paganini(Moscow) international


Since 2012, he plays the first violin of the David Oistrakh Quartet, an outstanding ensemble established in the same year.


He has already appered with leading international orchestras including Luxembourg Philharmonic, Brussels Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Belgium, MusicAetema Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Sendai Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic London,

and SWR Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra under conductors Y.Temirakov, V.Fedseev, T.Currentzis, V.Petrenko, N.Alekseev, M.Tabachnik, W.Weller, and E. Krivine among others.


He has performed alongside such artists as Martha Argerich, Eliso Virsalade, Julian Rachlin,

Boris Andrianov, Pieer Amoyal, Liana Isakadze.



Aged only 23, he was appointed as teaching assistant to Pieer Amoyal at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, and has since demanded as a teacher at many international masterclasses.

He has been invited to institutions in Chicago, Bangkek, Riga, Vilnlus, Stockholm, Manchester, Moscow, and more.

Many of his performances have been broadcast worldwide - on BR Klassic, Redio Orpheus,

Espace 2(Switzerland), YLE Radio(Finland), WFWI, WFMT Chicago(USA), and NHK Sendai(Japan).

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