Pavel Milyukov (violin) , Russia
Pavel Milyukov was born in 1984 in Perm. At the age of four, he started taking his violin lessons from Honored Cultural Worker of Russia T.A. Shvetsova. In 2000, he moved to Moscow and entered the Academical Musical College at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory. He was subsequently enlisted to the Moscow Conservatory (class of People's Artist of Russia, Professor Vladimir Ivanov), where he is currently taking a post-graduation course. Pavel Milyukov also used to improve his artistic skills at master-classes given by Boris Garlitsky and Boris Kushner.
From 2003, Pavel Milyukov has been successfully participating in various musical competitions. He is a laureate of the following international competitions: Kloster Shontal (2003, Germany, 2nd prize), Ersi Sarazzi (2004, Greece, 1st prize), Violin Competition in Togliatti (2002, Russia, 1st prize), Robert Canetti International Violin Competition (2005, Hungary, 1st prize), Yamplosky Violin Competition (2006, Moscow), Paganini Moscow International Violin Competition (2007, Moscow), David Oistrakh III International Violin Competition (2008, Moscow), First International Violin Competition in Astana (Kazakhstan, Grand Pri, and Vibrarte (2008, Paris) as part of the trio Con Spirito.
In 2008 and 2009 the musician's activity was marked by a scholarship awarded by JSC «AB «Russia» and the St. Petersburg House of Music. In March 2010, Pavel took part in the Gala Tchaikovsky concert in San Remo, held in connection with the ceremony of unveiling the monument of the Russian Empress Maria Alexandrovna.
The violinist frequently performs in Moscow, St. Petersburg, other Russian cities and abroad (Austria, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Korea and China).
Pavel Milyukov plays a Nicolo Amati violin provided by the State Collection of Unique Music Instruments with the support of the Investment Program Foundation (Moscow, Russia).