Despite his very young age, the Crimean-born violinist Matvey Blumin has already established himself as one of the most prominent musicians in Russia of the current time. The striking passion and conviction of his performances puts every audience under his spell.
Just recently, the Moscow Philharmonic recorded Matvey's solo concert in the Tchaikovsky Hall for broadcasting in Russia. And on his birthday September 2, 2020, Matvey opened the season at the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1. Upcoming recordings of Matvey Blumin will feature works of Paganini.
As a winner of more than 20 violin competitions - including First Prizes at Leonid Kogan, Leopold Auer, and Grand Prix at the Postacchini International Violin Competitions, Matvey enjoys an impeccable reputation among music lovers all over Russia and abroad.
His tours regularly take him to the best concert venues of Russia, including Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow Philharmonic Hall, and St.Petersburg Glinka Hall. On many occasions, his concerts have been broadcasted by the Russian First Television Channel.
As a soloist Matvey has been regularly invited to perform together with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, the Crimean Philharmonic, the Sevastopol Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra KREMLIN, and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, and has been invited to perform with the David Oistrakh Quartet on several occasions. Most recently, Denis Matsuev invited him to participate at the eminent "Crescendo" Festival in Sochi, as well as the "Denis Matsuev Presents" Festival, that brought Matvey another great success in the cities of Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Perm, Orenburg, and Krasnoyarsk.
Matvey was born in 2004 in Sevastopol, Crimea, where he received his first professional musical education. Since 2015, he has been studying at the “Forge of Violin Artistry” in Moscow with Maria and Fedor Belugin. In 2018, the Russian Ministry of Culture produced a film about Russian musical talents, featuring Matvey Blumin among Vadim Repin and Evgeny Kissin.