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[ANULADA] Masterclass de Sofia Kiprskaya - arpa
El día 31 de marzo, la arpista Sofia Kiprskaya impartirá una masterclass de arpa en la sede del Centro Superior KATARINAGURSKA, en la calle Santa Engracia, 181.
- Alumnos activos:
- Del CSKG: 60€
- Externos: 80€
- Alumnos oyentes:
- Del CSKG: gratuito
- Externos: 20€/día
Sofia Kiprskaya was born in 1991. Began to study music at the age of five. Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Anna Makarova). postgraduate from athe Royal Conservatory of Brussels (class of Jana Boušková).
Sofia has been working at the Mariinsky Theatre for 12years and is a principal harpist at the Mariinsky Orchestra.
Prize-winner at international harp competitions including the Concours Félix Godefroid in Namur (1st prize and Coq d’argent special prize of the Association of Harpists) the Lily Laskine International Competition in Deauville ), the International Franz Josef Reinl Stiftung Competition in Munich (1st prize), the International Martine Géliot Competition in Paris (1st and Special Jacques Charpentier Prize), the International Vera Dulova Competition in Moscow (2nd prize,) and the Golden Harp international competition in St. Petersburg (2nd prize and several special prizes). Following her win at the Martine Géliot Competition the harpist recorded a solo CD. At the II International Golden Harp Competition she took 1st prize and the Special Prize for the best performance of a work by Tchaikovsky. Moreover, Kiprskaya has received the Star of Dmitry Likhachev’s Academy award, the Yuri Temirkanov Prize, the Union of Concert Musicians of the Russian Federation Prize and the Hope of Russia prize in addition to grants from the New Names foundation, the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation and the Russian Young Talents programme. Together with the Russian Institute of the History of the Arts the harpist has recorded two discs of music from the times of Empress Elizabeth.
Sofia Kiprskaya has taken part in the European harp congresses in Lyon and Cardiff, in the World Harp Congress in Amsterdam and the World Harp Congress in Sydney. Participated in the international festivals Virtuosi of the Planet, Musical Olympus, Crescendo, festivals in Russia under the direction Denis Matsuev, Palaces of St. Petersburg. Performs annually at the Mikkeli Festival, Moscow Easter festival and Stars of the White Nights festival under the direction of Valery Gergiev. Sofia gave a recital at Carnegie Hall.
Sofia is a founder and inspirer of The International Harp Festival Northern Lyre in memory of Yoko Nagae Ceschina. Since 2017 the Festival has taken place every year in St. Petersburg,in a Mariinsky theater. attracting the most prominent harp professionals from all over the world.
Regularly appears in charity concerts and master classes.
Frequently tours to cities throughout Russia, Europe, Asia and the USA.