Svetlana Bezrodnaya |
Musicians Instrumentalists

Svetlana Bezrodnaya |

Svetlana Bezrodnaya

Date of birth
instrumentalist, teacher
Russia, USSR
Svetlana Bezrodnaya |

Svetlana Bezrodnaya is a People’s Artist of Russia, artistic director of the Russian State Academic Chamber Vivaldi Orchestra.

She graduated from the Central Music School at the Moscow Conservatory (teachers I.S. Bezrodny and A.I. Yampolsky) and the Moscow Conservatory, where she studied with outstanding teachers – professors A.I. Yampolsky and D.M. Tsyganov (specialty), V.P. .Shirinsky (quartet class). In her student years, S. Bezrodnaya was a member of the country’s first female quartet, later named after S. Prokofiev. After graduating from the conservatory, she gave concerts, was a soloist of the Rosconcert, and then actively engaged in pedagogy. For more than 20 years, S. Bezrodnaya taught at the Central Music School, created her own method of playing the violin, thanks to which many of the students of her class became laureates of a number of prestigious international competitions (named after Tchaikovsky in Moscow, named after Venyavsky, named after Paganini, etc.). Within the walls of the Central Music School, S. Bezrodnaya formed an ensemble of violinists of her class, which toured a lot around the country and abroad.

In 1989, S. Bezrodnaya returned to the stage, creating the chamber “Vivaldi Orchestra”. As the leader of the orchestra, she again began to act as an active concert soloist. Her partners were such renowned musicians as Y. Bashmet, Y. Milkis, I. Oistrakh, N. Petrov, V. Tretyakov, V. Feigin, M. Yashvili and others.

Heading the “Vivaldi Orchestra” for 20 years, S. Bezrodnaya is in constant creative search. She has accumulated a unique repertoire of the group – more than 1000 works by composers of different eras and countries, from the early baroque to the music of Russian and foreign avant-garde and our contemporaries. A special place in the orchestra’s programs belongs to the works of Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich. In recent years, S. Bezrodnaya with her orchestra has increasingly turned to the so-called. “light” and popular music: operetta, dance genres, retro, jazz, which causes continued success with the public. The skill of the performers and original programs with the participation of not only academic musicians, but also artists of popular genres, pop, theater and cinema allowed S. Bezrodnaya and the Vivaldi Orchestra to occupy their niche in the concert space.

For merits in the field of musical art, S. Bezrodnaya was awarded honorary titles: “Honored Artist of Russia” (1991) and “People’s Artist of Russia” (1996). In 2008, she was named among the first laureates of the Russian National Prize “Ovation” in the field of musical art in the “Classical Music” nomination.

Source: Moscow Philharmonic website

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