St. Sophia church
Born in Krasnobar, Violetta Egorova started playing the piano at age 4, and made her first recital debut at age 12. Following her education at the Moscow central school for gifted children, she continued to study at the State conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky under Lev Naumov. In 1991 while still a student Violetta Egorova’s talent was recognized by the Russian-American recording enterprise Art and Electronics by recording a CD with the music of Mozart and Prokofiev in celebration of the anniversary of those two composers birth. Furthermore, Ms. Egorova has recorded several CDs under various labels, such as Universal Music & V., Teichiku Records and has been featured on radio and television broadcasts in Italy, Turkey, Canada, Egypt, Ecuador, France, and Russia. Violetta is a laureate of numerous international competition including the “Alessandro Casagrande” International Piano Competition in Terni, Italy, “Gina Bachauer” International Piano Competition in Salt Lake City, USA, “Gian Battista Viotti” International Piano Competition in Vercelli, Italy. Ms. Egorova has performed in some of the most famous concert halls in the United States, Italy, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Egypt, Monaco, Romania, Austria, Russia, Japan and China. Violetta is a regular guest artist with many renowned ensembles such as the State Academic Orchestra of Russia, Utah Symphony Orchestra, the chamber orchestra Kremlin, Orchestra del Festival Pianistico Internazionale di Bergamo e Brescia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Perugia, The George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Harbin Symphony, Cairo Symphony, Bellini Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Moscow State Symphonic Orchestra, as well as the orchestra ‘Young Russia’, and has played under the direction of Pavel Kogan, Joseph Silverstein, Arnold Katz, Epifanio Comis, Mark Gorenstein, Augustino Orizio and Constantine Orbelian.She has also appeared at international musical festivals in Spoletto “Del Due Mondi” and Sermonette “Pontino di Musica” (Italy), “Sanat Haber” in Istanbul (Turkey), ETNAFEST in Italy, Rachmaninov International festival 2013 in Ukraine as well as “Music in Exile”, “Music of 20th Century”, “Christmas at the Kremlin” and “Russian Winter” in Moscow (Russia), among others.Violetta Egorova is a teacher of Piano High Specialization Courses at the Rachmaninov Academy in Catania, Italy and is the President and founder of the Sergei Rachmaninov International Award. She is Artistic director of the International Festival Moscow ConcertFest, and an active member of the International Informatization Academy in general consultative status with the United Nation since 1995.