Upcoming concerts
Listen to several excerpts performed by Kirill Varjas
Pablo de Sarasate "Andalusian Romance"
Excerpt 2 min
V. Monti, Csárdás
Pablo de Sarasate, "Playera"
Excerpt 2 min
Kirill Varjas
In 1998, he graduated from the P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in the class of teacher A. Knyazev.

In 1984, he won the Moscow Young Cellists Regional Competition.

In 1989, he was the laureate of the Moscow Young Cellists Competition.

In 1998, he joined the "Sheremetiev Ensemble" (a piano quartet) as a member and leader.

In 2001, as part of the "Sheremetiev Ensemble," he became a Diploma recipient at the J. Brahms International Competition in Austria.

In 2002, with the "Sheremetiev Ensemble," he recorded an album of works by American composer John Mitchell.

In 2005, a new disc of the "Sheremetiev Ensemble" was released, featuring piano quartets by R. Schumann and J. Brahms.

From 2003 to 2018, he worked with the Russian National Orchestra under the direction of M. Pletnev.

Since 2012, he has been actively involved in the restoration and further development of what is called the Old School of Performance. Representatives of this school were Liszt, Paganini, Kontski, Chopin, Cortot, Rachmaninoff, Kreisler, Pyatigorsky, Shafran, and many other prominent musicians. One of the last representatives of this School is Martha Argerich, a performer who has most fully preserved the technological and musical techniques.

Since 2012, he has been teaching at the Cello Playing School.

Since 2018, he has been performing as a soloist. He has experience performing both solo and chamber concerts in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, England, Singapore, Ukraine, and Russia.

Since 2022, he has been living in Latvia.
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