Faculty Recital: Natalia Moiseeva , Violin

October 30, 2021 at 3:304:30 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeOctober 30, 2021 at 3:304:30 p.m.

The Gustavus Department of Music is proud to present violin faculty, Natalia Moisseva, and pianist Ivan Konev. The duo is performing music by Stravinsky, Copland, and John Corigliano.

Russia’s native violinist Natalia Moiseeva holds BM and MM degrees in Violin Performance from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia, and a DMA degree in Violin Performance from the University of Minnesota. She is a prizewinner of International competitions and she has appeared as a soloist with orchestras both in the United States and in Europe.
An avid chamber music player, she performs regularly in the Twin Cities Area as well as abroad, collaborating with the members of Minnesota Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Before moving to the United States, she had a tenure with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra named after Evgeniy Svetlanov. Currently, Natalia is an Assistant Concertmaster of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra and she is on the Faculty at Carleton, Macalester and Gustavus Adolphus colleges as well as at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Natalia is a recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, FY 2020. In 2021 she released her first solo CD titled “The Young Violinist’s Album”.

Ivan Konev was born in Ukraine and educated in Moscow where he completed his Bachelor degree in Piano performance from the Music College affiliated with the Moscow Conservatory and Master degree in Piano performance from Gnessin’s Music Academy. Upon his graduation he came to study piano and Liberal Arts at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In 2010 Ivan finished his Doctoral degree in Piano performance from the University of Minnesota under professor Alexander Braginsky. As a soloist, Mr. Konev has won prizes in a number of international and local piano competitions, including the Andorra International Piano Competition, Corpus Christi International Piano Competition, Schubert Club Scholarship Competition, University of Minnesota School of Music Concerto Competition, and the Bell Scholarship Competition.

PostedOct 20, 2021