Stepan Starikov

Birth date

Nov. 24, 1992




Studies at the Moscow Conservatory (2011 to present). In 2009 he won the 6th Competition for Young Musicians in Moscow, and in 2011 he won the main prize in the 1st Mario Fillioley International Competition in Siracusa (Italy). In 2014 he was a prize winner in the 3rd Leopold Auer Competition and Festival for Violin and String Quartets in Saint Petersburg. He was awarded a scholarship from the New Names Foundation and the Russian Performing Arts Foundation. He has participated in the Tchaikovsky’s Homeland Festival in Izhevsk, the Moscow Welcomes Friends Festival, and the Copenhagen Summer Festival. He has appeared in many of Moscow’s concert halls and has performed on tour in other Russian cities, Japan, Denmark, Italy, and China.