Igor Semyonovich Bezrodny |
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Igor Semyonovich Bezrodny |

Igor Bezrodny

Date of birth
Date of death
conductor, instrumentalist, pedagogue
the USSR

Igor Semyonovich Bezrodny |

He began to learn to play the violin from his parents – violin teachers. He graduated from the Central Music School in Moscow, in 1953 the Moscow Conservatory, in 1955 he completed postgraduate studies under it in the class of A. I. Yampolsky. Since 1948 soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic. Won first prizes at international competitions: them. J. Kubelika in Prague (1949), im. J. S. Bach in Leipzig (1950). In 1951 he received the Stalin Prize.

He performed a lot in the USSR and abroad, for more than 10 years he played in a trio with D. A. Bashkirov and M. E. Khomitser. Since 1955 – teacher at the Moscow Conservatory (since 1976 professor, since 1981 head of the department).

In 1967 he made his debut as a conductor in Irkutsk. In 1977-1981 he was artistic director of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. In 1978 he was awarded the title of “People’s Artist of the RSFSR”. From the beginning to the middle of the 1980s, he was the chief conductor of the Turku Symphony Orchestra (Finland).

Since 1991 professor at the Academy of Music. J. Sibelius in Helsinki. Among his students is M. V. Fedotov. In recent years, he often performed with his wife, the Estonian violinist M. Tampere (a student of Bezrodny).

Author of a number of violin transcriptions, as well as the book “The Pedagogical Method of Professor A.I. Yampolsky” (together with V. Yu. Grigoriev, Moscow, 1995). Bezrodny died in Helsinki on September 30, 1997.


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