Sasha Boldachev, harpist, St.Petersburg, Russia

 
The Laureate of Lily Laskine International Harp Competition, Deauville (France) - 2002
The Laureate of The Harp Competition Felix Godefroid, Namur (Belgium) - 2000
The Laureate of The Vera Dulova International Harp Festival-Competition, Moscow (Russia) - 2000
The Laureate of International competitions of young composers, St.Petersburg (Russia) - 2000, 2001
The diploma of the Russian competition of the young composers "Crystal tuning-fork", Moscow - 2001

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Sasha Boldachev, 1999

• I was very impressed with Sasha's extraordinary performances. He is truly an amazingly gifted young harpist. I am sure he will have a wonderful future.
Susann McDonald
Chairman,
Harp Department Distinguished
Professor of Music School of Music Indiana University, USA

• It was nice to meet Sasha and I was very impressed with his young musical abilities and his stage manner.
Skaila Kanga
Head of Harp Studies,
Royal Academy of Music, London.

• I have to admit, that I have never heard anybody to play like he in his age. I have been really impressed by his talent... Without any moot - his talent should be shown to the whole harp world.
Jana Bouskova
Professor at the Prague Conservatory

• After listening to Alexander Boldachev, I say that I have been very impressed with his great temperament. Being so young, Sasha has already a very strong technique and a beautiful musicality that make him live deeply his music. I haven't doubt that he will be one of the great musicians of tomorrow and I wish him all the best success.
Isabelle PERRIN

 

Sasha Boldachev was born in 1990 in St.Petersburg, Russia.

EDUCATION
Special School-Lyceum of St.-Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Karina Malyeeva, under direction of Prof. Asya Varosyan).
Composers class of Svetlana Lavrova.

Sasha Boldachev performs in prestigious concert halls: The M.Glinka Chamber hall of St.Petersburg Philharmonic, The Academic Chapel, The Hermitage and The Hermitage Theater, The Yusupov Palace, The Anitshkov Palace, The St.Petersburg Conservatory and others. He has recordings on the National TV.

CONCERT TOURS:

  • 2002, August - AMEROPA, Chamber music festival, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002, July - The 8th World Harp Congress,
    Focus on Youth Concerts,
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2001, April - Switzerland.
  • 2000, August - Switzerland.
  • 2000, April - Lithuania,
  • 1999, December - Switzerland,
  • 1999, April - Lithuania,

RECITALS:
2000 - Philharmonic Hall, Kaunas (Lithuania)

REPERTOIRE:

  • harp works by classical composers: Bach, Mozart, Dussek, Grandjani, Ramo, Hasselmans, Telemann, Naderman, Posse, Renie ("Danse des lutins") and others;
  • Harp works by contemporary Russian composers: Slonimsky, Below, Rogaliev, Radvilovich (written specially for him).
  • own harp works (in 2000, Match he has become the winner of the Valery Gavrilin International competition of young composers "I am composer" - I premium in younger group).

Now Sasha has repertoire for 60-70 min recitals.


The Lily Laskine
International Harp Competition,
Deauville (France), 2002


The 8th World Harp Congress
Focus on Youth Concert
25 July 2002
Geneva, Switzerland


AMEROPA, Chamber music course and festival
Prague, Czech Republic, 2002

SAINT-PETERSBURG 
ROTARY CHILDREN TRIO
New project with Sasha
SAINT-PETERSBURG
ROTARY CHILDREN TRIO

Sasha BOLDACHEV, harp
Semion GOUREVICH, violin
Eugene SMIRNOV, vocal

 

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