Dmitry Sinkovsky

Dmitry Sinkovsky

Conductor and Violin and Countertenor

Born in Moscow, Dmitry Sinkovsky attended the city’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, studying with Professor Alexander Kirov from 2001-2005. Combining his studies with tours to Europe, Dmitry also undertook baroque violin lessons with early music pioneer Maria Leonhardt. Since graduating Dmitry has regularly been invited to lead from the violin and to perform as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles such as Il Pomod`oro (Italy), Il Complesso barocco (Italy), Concerto Koln (Germany), Helsinki baroque orchestra (Finland) , La Claudiana (Italy), Harmonia atenea (Greece), Musica Petropolitana (Russia), Pratum Integrum (Russia), Barocksolisten Munchen (Germany), Collegium Marianum (Czech Republic), Bizzarie Armoniche (Italy), Le Concert Lorrein (France), Cordia (S.Tirol), Musica Antiqua Roma (Italy), Capriola Di Gioia (Belgium), The Harmony of Nations (Austria).

A laureate of various international competitions, Sinkovsky won first prize at the “Telemann international competition” in Magdeburg, Germany 2011; first prize, audience prize and the media prize at “Musica Antiqua Brugge” in Belgium, 2008; the " Romanus Weichlein" first prize at “H.I.F von Biber Wettbewerb” in Austria and the best performance prize for Biber’s Mystery sonatas, 2009. In addition he won second prize at "Premio Bonporti" in Rovereto, Italy 2005, and third prize at the Leipzig Bach Competition in Germany, 2006.

In September 2009 Dmitry had the honour of being invited by the Dutch foundation “Jumpstart Jr.” to audition in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw before an international jury. As a result, Dmitry was chosen as the recipient of an original Francesco Ruggeri violin made in Cremona in 1675, for him to peform on for a number of years.

A gifted counter tenor, Sinkovsky has also studied singing with Michael Chance at The Hague, Marie Daveluy in Montreal and Jana Ivanilova in Moscow and regularly performs as a countertenor soloist. After finishing his postgraduate studies, Dmitry completed a chamber music course with Professor Alexei Lubimov at the Moscow State Conservatory. In 2011 he established a new group “La Voce strumentale”, where he performs as a conductor and singer and he has also performed as a member of the "Il Giardino armonico " (Italy) together with Cecilia Bartoli.

In 2012 two recordings of Sinkovsky will be released: the “Rosary sonatas” by H.I.F von Biber (label “Caro Mitis”) and A.Vivaldi Violin Concerti together with Pomod`oro orchestra “Per Pisendel” (label “Naive”).

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