Art Director and Chief Conductor of the Orchestra Camerata Siberia
Honored Artist of Russia and Ukraine
Anton Sharoev graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory and completed his post-graduate studies there (class of Alexander Yampolsky). Being a student in his third year, he won the prize at the International Violin Competition in Prague. Later, as a conductor, he became a laureate at the III Biennale of Modern Music in Berlin.
At the beginning of his career, he was a member of the Tchaikovsky State Quartet where he played with such musicians as Yuri Sitkovetsky, Rudolf Barshai, Yakov Slobodkin and cooperated with Dmitry Shostakovich, Svyatoslav Richter and Mstislav Rostropovich. In the 60s, he started his conductor career. Renowned Natan Rakhlin, Igor Markevich and Nikolay Amosov gave him lessons.
Anton Sharoev founded chamber orchestras in Kiev, Moscow, and in 1998 he founded the orchestra Camerata Siberia. He performed with symphony orchestras of Beijing, Kiev, Novosibirsk, with the orchestra Virtuosi Patri from Greece, the BACH orchestra from Yekaterinburg, and with chamber orchestras from St Petersburg, Minsk and Vilnius. He toured in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, USA, France, China and other countries.
Sharoev brought many forgotten masterpieces of national music art back to life. In 2006, he organized the theatre Piccolo in whose repertoire there is a broad variety of chamber operas of the 18-21th centuries. He also conducted Bortnyansky’s opera Alkyd in the Column Hall of the Kiev Philharmonic and the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (1984), as well as the Rubinstein’s opera Christus in Perm (2008), Tyumen (2009, on the day of the 180th anniversary of Anton Rubinstein), St Petersburg (2010) and Moscow (2011).
Conductor’s repertoire includes more than one hundred programs, including The Art of Fugue and Musical Offering by Bach, 12 Concerti Grosso by Corelli, different compositions by Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, Rameau, Couperin, Haydn, Salieri, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Stravinsky, Ravel, Milhaud, Honegger, Bartok, Britten, Bortniansky, Glinka, Rubenstein, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Taneev, Grechaninov, Shostakovich, Sviridov, Shchedrin, Shnittke, Silvestrov, Stankovych, Strauss, Gershvin, Piazzola and others.
Sharoev continues to perform as a solo and chamber musician. In 2006, he founded the ensemble Baroque, which has given concerts in Moscow, Paris and other cities in France, Germany, Austria and Canada. For almost two decades, he has performed in a duo with the pianist Mikhail Birman in Russia and abroad.
Information for November 2018