Afanasii Stupakov-Konev

13, violin, Sergiev Posad, Russia

Afanasii studies at the Central Music School at the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, teacher – Zaure Zharova. Laureate of the XI Moscow International Festival- Contest of Children’s And Youth Creative Art Open Europe – Open Planet (2014, I prize), XI Orenburg International Competition for Young Performers named after L. & M. Rostropovich (2014, II prize), The Russian Contest for Young Performers Musical spring in the Jacobi House (Moscow, 2016, I prize); diploma winner of the XVI International Television Competition for Young Musicians The Nutcracker (Moscow, 2015) Afanasii interests himself in history of Kievan Rus and arms.

Performance program:

Round I

M. Ponce – J. Heyfets. Estrellita
M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Paraphrase on Figaro’s Cavatina from the Rossini`s The Barber of Seville for Violin and Piano

Round II

C. Saint-Saens. Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Round III

N. Paganini. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra № 1 in D major, 3rd movement