Sergei Khvorostyanov

13, bassoon, Moscow, Russia

Sergei studies with Gennadi Shamin at Moscow Secondary Special Music School named after the Gnessins.

He was prize winner of: the I Stockholm International Music Competition (Sweden, 2012, II prize), XII Rotary International Children’s Music Competition (Moscow, 2014, VI prize), IV Moscow Competition-Festival for Young Wind and Percussion Instruments Players named after Y. Dolzhikov (Moscow, 2015, I prize in solo and ensemble categories). Sergei played several times with Gnessin Virtuosos orchestra, he was participant of Moscow meets Friends  festivals (2013, 2014, 2015), The New Names festival in Yerevan, and also Troitsk Art and The Night of Music projects. He participated in Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation programs, played at Moscow International House of Music, International Roerich Center, at A. Shilov Galery, at Chamber Hall of St.-Petersburg N. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, at Theatre-Concert Hall of tsar Alexei Mikhailovich’s Palace in Kolomenskoye. Sergei is scholar of Yuri Rozum and Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Funds. He took part in master classes of М. Urman, А. Klechevsky, М. Rats, F. Forst, I. Shegai and S.Katenin.

At his free time Sergei is fond of reading books and scooter riding.

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

Round I

C. M. von Weber. Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in F-dur, Op. 75, 2nd movement
L. Milde. Tarantella, Op. 40

Round II

E. Bourdeau. Solo de concert No. 1 for bassoon and piano

Round III

C. M. von Weber. Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in F-dur, Op. 75, 1st movement


Eliminated in Round I of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker'.