Manager: Elisa Patria
Territory: Italy

“Stunned and speechless as this girl plays music. She makes one forget the instrument, the best compliment I can make a pianist.”
— Markus Hinterhäuser, Pianist and the Artistic Director of the Salzburg Festival


Born in Moscow, Russia, Varvara studied at the Gnessin State Musical College and continued her studies at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Mikhail Voskressensky. She later moved to Hamburg for further study with Evgeni Koroliov. In 2006 she was awarded at the Leipzig Bach Competition and in 2012 she was launched onto the international scene after winning the first Prize of the Concours Géza Anda in Zurich. Varvara is interested in any expression of arts and her rich repertoire includes almost all periods and styles, from Bach and Händel to Stravinsky and Arvo Pärt.

Varvara has quickly established a remarkable musical reputation performing with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lille National Orchestra, Tchaikovky Symphony Orchestra, Gulbenkian Orchestra, performing under the baton of Valery Gergiev, David Zinman, Cornelius Meister, Clemens Schuldt, Yaron Traub and Vladimir Fedosseyev. As a recitalist, she has offered numerous concerts in Lucerne, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Barcelona, Alicante,Lyon, Saint Petersburg, Praga, Girona, Hamburg, Valencia, Lausanne, Zurich and Dortmund, among others.

In the 2017/2018 season Varvara performs with Galicia Symphony Orchestra and Eliahu Inbal, in Santiago de Chile with Santiago Philharmonic Orchestra and Konstantin Chudovsky, in Lingotto in Torino with Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, in Valladolid with Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra and Alexander Polyanichko and in Canarian Islands International Music Festival with Vienna Chamber Orchestra. She will offer recitals at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, at Rachmaninov Hall in Moscú, at Sociedad Filarmónica de Bilbao, at Mariinsky Teathre in Saint Petersburg, at Sociedad de Conciertos in Alicante, at Palau de la Música in Barcelona and at Radio France Festival in Montpellier, among others. In December 2017, she is going on tour in South America.

After her acclaimed Mozart and Handel albums, a new album about Liszt Sonata, recorded live at Paris Philharmonie will shortly be launched.

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