Martin Zayranov

Date of birth: 10.02.1999 Zayranov_Martin
Instrument: violin
Nationality: Bulgarian
Competition: International Competition Young Virtuosos

2015
Prize:

2nd Prize

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Martin Zayranov started studying the violin when he was six years old at the National School of Arts in Varna (Bulgaria). At ten years old he made his debut as soloist with the Varna State Philharmony. Two years later he was already a junior student in the violin master class of Prof. Mario Hossen at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia.

Since 2012 he participates regularly in the master class of Prof. Mario Hossen at the International Summer Music Academy ‘Orpheus’ in Vienna, he took an active part in the  concert programme and has had the opportunity to meet and work with renowned violin professors from around the world. He has also taken further master classes with Prof. Mincho Minchev (Bulgaria), Vesko Eshkenazi (Bulgaria), Prof. Michael Frischenschlager (Austria), Prof. Gerard Poulet (France), Prof. Takashi Shimizu (Japan ), Prof. Julide Yalcin (Turkey) and Prof. Eric Grünberg (United Kingdom)

Martin has been in a laureate in many national and international competitions, including among others the  Emil Kamilarov (Bulgaria), Jeunesse musicale (Romania), Sveoslav Obretenov, (Bulgaria), EUROASIA-2013 (Japan), Professor Nedyalka Simeonova (Bulgaria), Andrea Postachini (Italy), International Fritz Kreisler Competition (Austria). He is a 2nd prize laureate of the 11th International Competition ‘Young Virtuosos’ in 2015. He has also been awarded the ‘Varna 2103’ and ‘Open Society 2014’ prize.

In 2013 he was a soloist at the Fortissimo fest ‘Music Under the Stars’ in Burgas (Varna), Sofia and Plovdiv with Sofia and Varna Philharmony Festival Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maxim Eshkenazi He has also performed as a soloist with many orchestras, including among others the Academic Orchestra "Orpheus" at New Bulgarian University, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Sofia Festival Orchestra, Les Orpheistes Festival Orchestra as well as Philharmonic orchestras in Varna, Plovdiv, Russe, Shumen, Pleven, Vratsa and Razgrad.

Martin has participated in recordings, concerts and interviews with the Bulgarian National Radio, Television BTV, Radio, Varna and Television ‘Black Sea’ among other.

Martin plays a copy of Guarneri del Gesu violin (2007) by Japanese violin maker Ritz Iwata, which he was awarded at the 1st International Competition ‘Vitam Inspirare’ in 2013.


Repertoire

Solo

J. S. Bach, Partitia No. 2 in D minor, with Chaconne (BWV 1004)
P. Hristokov, Rhapsody for Solo violin F. Kreisler, Recitativo und Scherzo-Caprice
N. Paganini 24 Caprices for Solo Violin (Op. 1, No. 1, No.9 , No. 11, No.13, No. 15, No. 17, No.23)

With piano
J. Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 2
F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor (Op. 64)
W. A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major (K. 218)
C. Saint-Saëns, Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso (Op. 28)
P. de Sarasate, Spanish Dances (Romanza Andaluza) (Op.22 No.1)
P. de Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs) (Op. 20)
J. Sibelius, Violin concert in D minor (Op. 47)
H. Vieuxtemps, Violin concerto No. 5 (Op. 37)
H. Wieniawski, Fantaisie brillante sur Faust (Op. 20)
H. Wieniawski, Polonaise de concert No. 1 in D Major (Op. 4)
H. Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor (Op. 14)

Chamber music

J.S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (BWV 1043)
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 32 in B flat Major (K. 454)
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 18 in G Major (K. 301/293a)
P. de Sarasate, Navarra (Op. 33)
D. Shostakovich, Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
A. Vivaldi, Concerto for Two Violins in A minor (RV 522)
A. Vivaldi, Concerto for Four Violins in B minor (RV 580)

With orchestra
J.S. Bach, Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (BWV 1043)
F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor (Op. 64)
W.A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No.4 in D Major (K. 218)
P. de Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs) (Op. 20)
C. Saint-Saëns, Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso (Op. 28)
J. Sibelius, Violin concert in D minor (Op. 47)
H. Vieuxtemps, Violin concerto No. 5 (Op. 37)
A. Vivaldi, Concerto for Two Violins in A minor (RV 522)
A. Vivaldi, Concerto for Four Violins in B minor (RV 580)
H. Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor (Op. 14)
H. Wieniawski, Fantaisie brillante sur Faust (Op. 20)

 

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