Despite his very young age, the Crimean-born violinist Matvey Blumin has already established himself as one of the most prominent musicians in Russia of the current time.
The striking passion and conviction of his performances puts every audience under his spell.
As a winner of more than 20 violin competitions, (including 1st prizes at Leonid Kogan, Leopold Auer, and Grand Prix at the Postacchini International violin competitions), Matvey enjoys an impeccable reputation among music lovers all over Russia and abroad. The striking passion and conviction of his performances puts every audience under his spell.
His tours regularly take him to the best concert venues of Russia, including Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow Philharmonic Hall, and St.Petersburg Glinka Hall. On many occasions, his concerts have been broadcasted by the Russian 1st Television Channel.
As a soloist Matvey has been regularly invited to perform together with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, the Crimean Philharmonic, the Sevastopol Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra KREMLIN, and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, and has been invited to perform with the David Oistrakh Quartet on several occasions. Most recently, famous Russian pianist Denis Matsuev invited him to participate at the eminent „Crescendo” festival in Sochi, as well as „Denis Matsuev Presents“ festival, that brought Matvey another great success in the cities of Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Perm, Orenburg and Krasnoyarsk.
Matvey was born in 2004 in Sevastopol, Crimea, where he has got his first professional musical education. Since 2015, he has been studying at “Forge of Violin Artistry” Special Music School in Moscow with Maria and Fedor Belugins. In 2018, the Russian Ministry of Culture produced a film about Russian musical talents, featuring Matvey Blumin, Vadim Repin and Evgeny Kissin.
Anastasia Belugina was born in 2009 into a family of musicians.
She studies violin at the “Violin Art Workshop” in the class of her teacher and mother Maria Belugina. Her father – Belugin Fedor – is a founding member of the David Oistrakh String Quartet, and the Artistic Director of the «Forge of Violin Artistry».
Despite her young age, Anastasia has a substantial experience as a concert performer. She has been soloist she with the Chamber Orchestra of Russia and Sweden on many occasions. In addition to violin, she is fond of ballet and stage performance.
Timofey Blumin was born in Sevastopol on November 01, 2007, and began his violin studies at the age of 6 at the Rimsky-Korsakov Music School in Sevastopol together with Antonina Vasilieva.
Timofey has annualy won the “Young Virtuoso” Republic Contest from 2014 to 2018, and became a winner of the international competition of young performers “Crimean Spring” in 2017, the “Mission – Musician” International Contest, the P.I. Tchaikovsky Review Contest, the international competition «Dedication to Sergei Prokofiev», as well as the Grand Prix winner of Kabalevsky Regional Competition of Young Musicians in 2017, and Grand Prix winner of the «Crimean Coast Constellation of Talents» international festival in 2018.
In 2019, he became student of the “Forge of Violin Artistry”. Teacher – Maria Belugina.
Nikita Senko, 12 years old, became a student at Musorgsky Childrens Art School in Zheleznogorsk in 2014 to study with T.K. Chubarova. Since 2019 – he is a student at the «Violin Art Workshop». He is laureate and winner of a number of national and republic competitions in Russia.
As a hobby, Nikita is engaged in competitive ballroom dancing, successfully performing in the city and regional tournaments of Krasnoyarsk. He is also very successful in this area, winning several dancing competitions the Krasnoyarsk region.