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Eldar Saparayev -
Eldar Saparayev



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Performing fields:
solo, orchestra


Winner of only first prizes in every competition he entered, beginning with 1996 Grand Prix des Republikwettbewerbes Kazakhstan fur Junge Musiker, Eldar received 1st Prize in the International Competition Schabyt in Kazakhstan (2000), 1st Prize in International Anthonio Janigro Competition (Croatia), 1st prize in Alpi-Adria Competition (Italy), and others. Eldar performed solo concertos in Zagreb in the “Lisinski Hall”, in the “Tonhalle’ in Zurich and in Venice in “Theatro Velice’.
Born in Kazakhstan in 1980, Eldar started playing the cello at age 6. He studied at Bayseitowa Music School from 1987-1998 with Professor Z. Saparayev. From 2000, Eldar continued his studies at Hochschule Music und Theater in Zurich under Professor Susanne Basler. Currently, he is a member of Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich and is under mentorship of Professor Bernard Greenhouse ( cellist of the famed Beaux Arts Trio). From the Fall 2004 Eldar accepted in a class of Professor David Geringas in Berlin.

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This cellist was posted by Karel and last edited on 30 January 2007 at 9:35:39 AM.