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Konstantin Boyarsky

Konstantin Boyarsky

Konstantin Boyarsky has written instrumental compositions and arrangements for viola and other instruments as well as two ballets: Sleepers and Children of War, which he wrote in collaboration with the The Royal Ballet school of dancing. The ballet Sleepers was also included in a feature by London’s “South Bank Show” in collaboration with BBC television. In 2008 he was commissioned to write a chamber work for the Radio France and Arts channel “Mezzo”. A work Mosaique Musicale was very well received, and has been broadcast in many countries.

In 2010 Konstantin was named “UK’s Best young Classical Composer” by the international web-magazine.

Amongst his busy performing schedule Konstantin also has a passion for teaching. As well as giving lessons in various international music festivals, giving master classes and courses he is a Guest Professor at the Royal College of Music in London.

Some Instrumentalists with whom he has collaborated as a soloist and chamber musician include late Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman, Nikolaj Znaider, Lang Lang and many others. The conductors with whom he worked with include Bernard Haitink, Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Antonio Pappano and many others.

Konstantin was born in Russia into a family of musicians and began playing the violin at the age of six. He attended The Music School affiliated to the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he studied with Professor Inna Gauhman.