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Marina Yashvili - J.Brahms: Contemplation

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Published on Aug 25, 2011

Marina Yashvili is a professor at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, a laureate of international competitions (»Jan Kubelik« in Prague, »Henryk Wieniawski« in Poznan and »Queen Elizabeth« in Bruxelles) and a national artist of Georgia and Russia. She is a prominent phenomenon in the performing arts, and a mature and brilliant musician, whose performances cannot be forgotten.

She was born in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, in a family of musicians. She begun to practice the violin at the age of six under the guidance of her father, prof. Luarsab Yashvili, and later continued her studies at the Moscow State Conservatory with the famous teacher K. G. Mostras (one of his famous students was I. Galamian, professor at the Julliard School of Music). The extraordinary talent of M. Yashvili developed impetuously. At nine years of age she played with the orchestra under the direction of the outstanding conductor Gauk, and from the age of eleven, she has been giving concerts regularly. It was at the age of seventeen, after winning the Jan Kubelik Competition in Prague that her wide activity as a concert artist begun in the USSR and abroad.

Her repertoire is broad and diverse, and includes practically all that has been written for violin, from classics to modern music. M. Yashvili also often plays chamber music; she has played the complete cycles of Beethoven and Mozart sonatas, quartets, trios, etc. For five years M. Yashvili was the artistic director of the Georgia Chamber Orchestra, and to the present day chamber ensembles of her students perform under her direction at the Moscow Conservatory Halls, Moscow International Performance Arts Center as well as in other cities of Russia.

M. Yashvili successfully gives concerts in Netherlands , Sweden, Italy, Germany, France, the Czech Republic, Israel, South America, Turkey, etc. She's played with orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, the famous Concertgebouw Orchestra (where she played Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Lalo's »Spanish Symphony«), and with outstanding conductors such as Roberto Benzi, Kurt Mazur, Franz Andre, Yuri Svetlanov, G. Rozhdestvensky, Klass, K. Kondrashin and others.M. Yashvili is often invited to seat in a jury of international competitions such as The Wieniawski Competition and competitions for music instruments. This year she's a member of the jury of the XIII. Tchaikovsky Competition. M. Yashvili begun her pedagogic career very early, while still a post-graduate student and from then on she has formed a lot of excellent young musicians, prize-winners of many international competitions and renowned artists nowadays, who perform in Russia and abroad.She gives master-classes in Switzerland, France, Spain, Poland, Slovenia and Germany.

M. Yashvili plays on a Antonio Stradivarius violin (ex Mostras).

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