Monday June 17, 2024

Zagreb World Sax Congress


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VitaDuo and Artiom Shiskov

Vitaly Vatulya (saxophone) and Maria Nemtsova (piano) duo has been recognized as one of the most interesting ensembles performing in the chamber music world today. The rare combination saxophone – piano was formed in 2006, when the Duo won their first Prize at the prestigious festival in Moscow. Later they have founded the famous “Music - for Peace” Project, which is an international charitable musical project, and it mission is to benefit young musicians who live in the postconflict zones. The "Music for Peace" Project used the convening power of music as a vehicle to maximize the benefits of international and cross-cultural contacts between youth and young adult populations. Through music, MfP aimed to bring individuals from all backgrounds and social statuses together into a relaxed and natural environment. Constantly in search of new music, arrangements and diverse directions of the classical saxophone repertoire, they have performed in more than twenty countries all over the world such as Russia, Netherlands, Israel, Czech Republic, Germany, Armenia, Georgia, and other. As individual soloists their carriers have seen concerts all over the world. Artiom Shishkov  is born in Minsk in 1984 and started to play violin at the age of five with Janna Kutchinskaya as his teacher. He studied at the Republic Music College and later at the Belarus State Academy of Music with Eduard Kutchinsky and as a postgraduate student at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts with Dora Schwarzberg. He is laureate and prize winner of 15 International Competitions in Austria, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.  He performs a lot both as soloist and chamber musician and combining his intense concert life with teaching and giving master-classes. 

VitaDuo (Vitaly Vatulya, saxophone, Maria Nemtsova, piano)& Artiom Shiskov, violin

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