Masterclass of the Riga Jurmala Online Music Academy – live violin by Renaud Capuçon.
French violinist Renaud Capuçon is firmly established internationally as a major soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. He is known and loved for his poise, depth of tone and virtuosity, and he works with the world’s most prestigious orchestras, artists, venues and festivals.
Capuçon has established himself as a soloist at the very highest level. He performs with leading orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Boston Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Filarmonica della Scala, London Symphony Orchestra and many more.
In summer of 2021 Renaud Capuçon will perform on the Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s stage as well!
More about the artist: riga-jurmala.com/artists/renaud-capucon/
Renaud Capucon appears courtesy of Erato / Warner Classics
Student of the masterclass: Andrejs Jegorovs – Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, assoc.prof. T. Zīberte-Ijaba & G. Sarkisjans class
Repertoire: J.S. Bach – Violin Sonata No.3 in C major, BWV 1005: Adagio and Fuga
Andrey Egorov is Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund recipient (2019). Born in 1998 in Riga, Latvia, began studying the violin at age 7. He entered Jāzeps Mediņš Riga 1st Music School in 2006 studying with Dagmāra Ķezbere. From 2013 to 2018 he studied at Emīls Darziņš Secondary Music School under Nelli Sarkisyan. Since 2018 he is studying at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music under Terēze Zīberte-Ijaba and Georg Sarkisyan.
Andrey is a laureate of numerous awards and prizes such as I prize at International A. Dombroskis Competition in 2017, I prize at National Latvian Competition in 2018 and in 2014, I prize at 3rd International Young Musicians Competition “Antonio Salieri” in Italy, Legnago in 2012, III prize at International Competition for professor’s Victor Radovich remembrance in 2010 and I prize at International Competition for Young Violinists „Bravo!” in Belgium in 2010. He has also participated in festivals and competitions as a chamber musician, for example, at International Festival ‘’In Corpore’’ in Tallinn, Estonia.
Andrey regularly performs with different orchestras, for example, with Emīls Dārziņš Music School orchestra (as a concertmaster) at the Great Guild Hall in Riga and in Malta, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Concertante.
He also regularly performs as a soloist and had his solo concert in 2018 in Velikiye Luki, Russia, as well as in Barocksaal in Rostock, Germany and he has also performed as a soloist with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra in 2017. In 2018 he took part in project ‘’Side by side’’ and performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.