Pavel Vernikov


Pavel Vernikov
– student of D. Oistrach and of S. Snitkowsky in Moscow, winner of the Munich International Competition and Vittorio Gui Grand Prix in Florence.

For twenty years he had an intense concert activity as a soloist, in duo and with Trio Tchaikovsky, performing in the major concert halls in America and Europe, among them Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Accademia S. Cecilia in Rome and La Scala in Milan. He performed in leading concert seasons with artists of the calibre of S. Richter, C. Zimerman, J. Galway, C. Ivaldi, A. Meunier, P. Gallois, M. Tipo, N. Gutman, O. Kagan, Y. Bashmet, E. Virsaladze and A. Pay.

Founder of the Russian Academy for Professional Musicians in Portogruaro, he teaches advanced courses at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole and the Kuhmo Violin School in Finland. He has held courses and seminars at the Paris Conservatory, Stuttgart Hochschule, Rubin Academy in Tel Aviv and Casals Festival in Prado. Currently he is a teacher at Vienna University. 

Pavel Vernikov is often invited as a jury member for important international competitions.

He has recorded for RCA, Ondine and Dynamic.

He plays a Gianbattista Guadagnini (ex Contessa Crespi, ex Brengola) violin, Piacenza 1747, of the Fondazione Pro Canale in Milan.