Prizewinner at international competitions:
• San Bartolomeo al Mare (Italy, 2003, 1st Prize).
• International Competition in Albania (Bulgaria, 2006, 1st Prize).
Kirill Terentiev was born in Perm in 1980. In 1999 he graduated from the Central Specialised Middle School of Music of the Moscow State Conservatoire and in 2005 from the Moscow Conservatoire (violin class); in 2008 he completed a postgraduate study at the Moscow State Conservatoire (class of Professor Vladimir Ivanov).
From 2001 to 2004 he played in the Russian National Orchestra under Mikhail Pletnev.
Since 2004 he has been a member of the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra. Since 2005 he has been the leader of the first violins.
In 2002 and 2003 he participated in the International Summer Music Festival in Verbier (Switzerland); in 2010 together with the Mariinsky Theatre Quartet he took part in the Mikkeli Festival (Finland). Performs with the Verbier Festival Orchestra (Artistic Director – James Levine). With the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra he has performed under such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Mariss Jansons and Paavo Järvi.
With the theatre’s orchestra he has toured throughout Russia and abroad.