Varvara Kutuzova

12, Moscow, Russia

Varvara studies at the Central Music School at the Moscow State P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, teacher – Mira Marchenko.

Award-winner at many international competitions, among them are: The 21st Century Art (Vorzel, Ukraine, 2009, I prize), Prima Artist International Competition (New York, USA, 2011, I prize), Villuan Young Pianists International Competition (Nizhny Novgorod, 2011, I prize), International Skavronsky Piano Competition Inspiration (Volgodonsk, 2012, II prize), VI Artobolevstaya Young Pianists International Competition (Moscow, 2012, II prize), I International Competition for Young Pianists Astana Piano Passion (Astana, Kazakhstan, 2013, I prize), International Internet Music Competition (Belgrade, Serbia, 2014, Grand Prix). Participated in many international festivals, such as: Moscow meets friends, Stars on Baikal (Irkutsk), Annecy Classic Festival (Annecy, France), Crescendo (Pskov, Russia) and festivals, organized by Vladimir Spivakov and Denis Matsuev.

Grant holder of the Vladimir Spivakov and the Valeri Zolotukhin International Charity Foundations, the New Names Fund. Varvara appears on stages of the largest Moscow concert halls, regularly tours Russia and abroad. Has performed solo with various symphony orchestras.

In 2015 Varvara became the face of the International Cultural Project of the Russian Ministry of Culture Russian Day.

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

N. Medtner. Fairy Tale in f-moll, Op. 26 No. 3

A. Eshpai. Toccata

Round II

S. Rachmaninoff. Prelude, Op. 32 No. 8

P. Tchaikovsky. Polka peu dansante (Polka for Dancing), Op. 51 No. 2

Round III

W. A. Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 17, 3rd movement