Dennis Gasanov

Special Prize
25 years, Russia

Dennis Gasanov began studying the violin at the age of six; in 2007, he won at the International M.G. Erdenko Violin Competition and entered the Central School of Music under the Moscow State Conservatory, class of Marina Keselman. 

In 2013, he entered the Moscow State Conservatory, class of Associate Professor Marina Keselman. He won the first prize at the Demidov International Violin Competition in Yekaterinburg in 2015, the second prize at the Competition of Young Violinists in Novosibirsk in 2016, and the second prize of the Beethoven Competition in Sankt Pölten in 2017. He participated in the masterclasses of Levon Ambartsumian (Moscow Conservatory, 2017), Pierre 
Amoyal (Lausanne, Switzerland, 2017, violin and piano duo), Boris Kuschnir (Saint Petersburg Music House, 2017), Boris Belkin (Chigiana Musical Academy, 2018). He is a soloist of the Saint Petersburg Music House.

He won the first prize at the Demidov International Violin Competition in Yekaterinburg in 2015, the second prize at the Competition of Young Violinists in Novosibirsk in 2016, and the second prize of the Beethoven Competition in 
Sankt Pölten in 2017.

The venues he has performed at include the halls of the Moscow Conservatory and Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, the English Hall of the Music House in Saint Petersburg, the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Rome, the Chigiana Musical Academy, the concert hall of the Lausanne Academy, the Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace, etc. He has performed with conductors such as Alexander Titov, Sergey Kiss, Anton Paisov, Fabio Mastrangelo. He was accompanied by the Tambov orchestra, the «Russian Philharmonic» Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, the Saint Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra and others.


I round
J. S. Bach. Prelude from Partita No.3 for Violin Solo in E major, BWV 1006
N. Paganini. Caprice No. 24, A minor, Op.1
W. A. Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 4, D major, KV 218. 1st mvt

II round
J. Brahms. Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78
H. Ernst. Caprice No. 6 from the «Six Polyphonic Etudes», Die letze rose (The Last Rose of Summer)
K. Szymanowski. Nocturne and Tarantella, Op. 28

III round
P. Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35