Konstantin VOLOSTNOV

Konstantin VOLOSTNOV Chartres 2010-2The Moscow organist, pianist and harpsichordist Konstantin Volostnov was born in Moscow in 1979. He began studding organ music in Maria Potashnikova’s class in Sergei Prokofiev Music School. From 1994 to 1999 he studied in the Academic Music College of The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (piano and organ classes of Alexei Shmitov). In 2004 Konstantin Volostnov graduated from The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he studied with Professor Alexei Parshin (organ), Yuri Martynov (piano), and Professor Alexei Lyubimov (chamber ensemble).

ln 2007 Konstantin Volostnov got a diploma of Staatliche Hochschule fur M&DK in Stuttgart where he took lessons from professor, doc. Ludger Lohmann, and in the same year Konstantin finished post-graduate course of The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (organ Class of professor Natalia Gureeva).

Konstantin Volostnov is a winner of the First Prize at the E F. Walcker-prize in Schramberg (Germany, 2008) and First Prize at A.-F.Goedicke competition in Moscow (2008). In 2009 he became a winner (First prize) at St. Albans organ competition (UK) where he also got Peter Hurford prize (for the best performance of Bach’s work), Audience prize, and the prize for the best performance of Sacrificium by John Casken. Konstantin is a regular participant of the contemporary music festival “Moscow Autumn” (2001 -2009) and the Moscow International Organ Festival (2001 – 2007). The first organ and Chamber music festival “The North Orpheus” (Kirov, 2001) awarded Konstantin with “Outstanding Music Mastership” diploma.

He has several CD record (modern music 2004, 2009 Moscow conservatoire, Six organ sonates by Mendelssohn 2006, 2008, Great organ works 2006 and others. He has also recorded for radio-broadcast and TV. Since 2005 to 2006 he was appointed as an artistic director of the Federal Philharmonic Society of Caucasien Mineral Waters region. He gives concerts throughout Russia and abroad (France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, USA).

Konstantin VOLOSTNOV Chartres 2010

Konstantin VOLOSTNOV Chartres 2010