Sergei Kalyanov (violoncello) was born in 1968, in a musical family. He finished the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in 1992 and as a post-graduate student in 1994. Teachers: Stefan Kalyanov, N. Shakhovskaya, N. Gutman, Y. Slobodkin. Since 1992 he is a soloist of Moscow State Philharmony. Besides a numerous tours about Russia, he performed in England, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Hungary and Czech, played with symphony and chamber orchestras. Conductors: P. Berglund, I. Fischer, C. Trikolidis, Y, Simonov. He performed in such well-known halls as: Liszt-Academy (Budapest, Hungary), Victoria-Hall (Geneve, Switzerland), Megaron (Athens, Greece), The Great Hall of Conservatory (Moscow, Russia), Hercules-Saal (Munich), Auditorium (Madrid). Repertoire: Tchaikovsky Variations on a Theme Rococo, Dvorak Concerto, Shostakovich Concertos 1,2, Haydn Concertos in C-major, D-major, Boccherini Concertos in D-major, B-flat major, Strauss “Don-Quixote”, Brahms Double-concerto for violine and cello in a-minor, Beethoven Triple-concerto in C-major, Saëns-Saens Concerto in a-minor, Walton Concerto, Hindemith Conce to (Kammermusik ?3, op. 36), Schumann Concerto in a-minor. Reviews: 1. Kalyanov posesses by a beautiful sound, filigree virtuosity, by a profound comprehension of a form and style (Le Soir, Brussels).
He leads also activity as a chamber musician. His partners on stage were such wellknown musicians as Julian Milkis, Michail Petuchov, Nina Kogan, Marina Yashvili, Luba Timofeieva, Boris Berezovsky. He has CD records on a “Russian CD” and “Pavane records”. Since 1995 he leads teaching activity: 1995-1997 he teaches in Moscow Conservatory 1997-1999 – musica l academy of Gyoer (Hungary), 1999- 2001-Conservatory of Istanbul (Turkey), 2003 up to now Musical Academy of Lund (Sweden) He leads Master-classes in Spain, Greece, Sweden and Turkey As a conductor he studied in Romania in National University of Music in Bucharest under the guidance of prof. D. Goya (graduated in 2002) and in framework of Master-classes with Sir George Solti in USA and prof. Y. Simonov in Hungary. He performed as a conductor in Hungary, Denmark, Romania, Spain and Turkey.