Russian-German violist Georgy Kovalev is one of the leading violist of his generation.He finished his studies with Yuri Bashmet and Matthias Buchholz and is currently a student of Nobuko Imai at theKronberg Academy.Georgy has performed with leading orchestras such as theKremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra, New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra,New Japan Philharmonic Orchestraamong others. He is a prize winner and a finalist of international competitions such usYuri Bashmet International Competition,Tokyo International Viola Competition,Brahms International Competition.In 2011 he received theNeva Foundation Prizeawarded by theVerbier Festival.

His chamber music partners included Gidon Kremer, Steven Isserlis, Yuri Bashmet, Frans Helmerson, Emanuel Ax, Lawrence Lesser, at renowned international music festivals such asSchubertiade,Ravinia Festival,Heidelberger Frühling,Rheingau Festival,Kronberg Academy Festival.

Georgy plays a viola by Simon Bernand Fendt (London 1820) kindly on loan to him by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

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