In the orchestra since 2015
Ivan Sherstnev was born in 1990 in Moscow. He graduated from the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music. (the class of Prof. Sergey Velikanov). He continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold in Germany (the class of Professor Józef Kiss), and since 2011 at the Haute école de musique de Genève in Switzerland (the oboe class of Professor Alexey Ogrinchuk and the historical oboe class of Patrick Beaugiraud). He has performed with the musicAeterna orchestra since 2015.
He is the laureate of the international competitions Classical Heritage (2004, Russia), Silver Bell (2004 and 2006, Ukraine), the International Competition of Chamber Music Performers (2005, Russia), the Mravinsky International Competition (2006, Russia), Alumni-Interpretatonswettbewerb (2011, Germany). He is the bursar of the Vladimir Spivakov Charitable Foundation, the New Names Foundation, and Lions club.
He participated in master classes by I.F. Pushechnikov, S. Skilly, H. Schellenberger, B. Schneemann, M. Burg, etc.
From 2008 to 2009 he was an artist of the Pavel Slobodkin Orchestra. Since 2014 he has been a guest oboist at the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, since 2015 – at the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Since 2016 he has been working in the orchestra of the Finnish National Opera. He has performed under the baton of such conductors as Kurt Mazur, Vladimir Spivakov, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Gábor Takács-Nagy, etc., as well as with such soloists as Maxim Vengerov, Zakhar Bron, Maurice Burg, etc.
musicAeterna orchestra events
Guernica – Piano piece after Picasso
Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Piano Sonata ‘27. April 1945’
String Quartet No. 8 in C minor op. 110 – ‘In memory of the victims of fascism and the war’
Requiem for solo voices, choir and chamber ensemble
Dido and Aeneas – Opera in three acts on a libretto by Nahum Tate after Virgil’s epic poem Aeneis
Symphony No. 14 in G minor for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra op. 135