RUSALIA KASIMOVA & VALENTINA SHVETSOVA
Clarinet and Piano Duo
Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, class of the Professor A.Z. Bonduryansky.
• 18th international competition of chamber ensembles named after M. Yudina (St.
• International Competition named after D. Kabalevsky (Moscow, 2017),
• International competition of chamber ensembles in Jurmala (Latvia, 2017),
• International Competition named after M. Reger in Karlsruhe (Germany, 2017).
Finalists of the International Brahms Competition in Perchach (Austria, 2018)
A duet of students from the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State conservatory, laureates of international competitions Ruzalia Kasimova (clarinet) and Valentina Shvetsova (piano) was created in the classes of the chamber ensemble of the People's Artist of Russia, Professor A. Z. Bonduryansky and Honored Artist of Russia, Associate Professor Natalia Alexandrovna Rubinstein.
The ensemble’s repertoire consists of rarely performed works, including sonatas by F. Rhys, F. Drezeke, E. Adaevskaya, A. Grechaninov, M. Weinberg, P. Juon, Adagio for clarinet, violin and piano and 4 miniatures for clarinet and piano A.Berg, as well as sonatas, duets, trios and quintets with clarinet and piano by
K.M. Weber, I. Brahms, R. Schumann, C. Reinecke, F. Mendelssohn, M. Reger, I. Stravinsky, B. Martin and other authors.
The high individual performing skills of the young artists, the nature of their creative ambitions, and their true love for ensemble music have provided the Duet with an extraordinary place in the concert life of the Moscow Conservatory.