Sunday, March 5, 2017

Victoria Ivanova

Victoria Ivanova was born in Moscow into a family of musicians. She began studying music at age 6. Studied at the Music College of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (piano class of prof.O.E.Mechetina), from which she graduated with honors in 2003. Then continued her studies in the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music (Professor class, Honored Artist of Russia Igor Nikonovich), and then in postgraduate in the specialty "Piano Solo" (graduated in 2013 in the professors class of Sergey Senkov, Ph.D., dean of the piano faculty Gnessin).

During her studies Victoria became a prizewinner of several piano competitions:
- 2nd Open Festival “Rachmaninov Days in Moscow”
- International Competition "Classical Legacy"
- 4th S.Rachmaninov International Piano Competition 
- 2nd Mariya Yudina International Piano Competition
- 1st place in “Modern Art and Education” International Piano Competition

Since 2003 Victoria is a grant-gifted student of the “E.Bystritskaya” foundation, and since 2009 she is a member of the “Sergey Rachmaninov Society” (St. Petersburg, Russia).

V. Ivanova participated in many festivals in Russia, such as “Classic in St. Petersburg”, “Classica XXI Century”, “Two Ages of Russian Transcriptions", Festival in memory Jurgenson. 

She has participated in master classes of professors:  V. Merzhanov, I. Osipova, N. Shtarkman, A. Kobrin, P. Egorov, D. Viten, A. Kurtev.

She has performed with the Kharkov Youth Symphony Orchestra, Marinsky Theatre Orchestra, Orchestra of the Defense Ministry of Russian Federation, Ministry of Interior Affairs orchestra, Orchestra of Radio "Orpheus".

She has performed on the stages of the Bolshoi, Maliy, Rachmaninov halls of the Moscow Conservatory Great Hall of Gnesin's Academy, the theater "Novaya Opera", Moscow International House of Music; in the Glazunov hall, Capella, the Mariinsky-2 in St. Petersburg; in 2012, she toured the cities of northern Italy.

As accompanist, she worked at international master classes - Yuri Simonov in Moscow Philharmonic Society, at the American Academy of Opera, at the International L. Kazarnovskaya Academy "Voice & Violin" in Slovenia, performed with a chorus of Gnesin's Academy, with the soloists of the Bolshoi Theater and of the Theater of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko.

Victoria works as a permanent accompanist at Music College of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the violin class of Alvia Vandysheva.

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