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Sergey Bezrodny (piano)  
Sergey Bezrodny was bom in 1957 into a family of renowned Russian musicians. His father, Igor Bezrodny was an outstanding violinist and conductor. His mother, Svetlana Bezrodnaya is also a violinist and head of the Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra.
At the age of 6 Sergey Bezrodny was enrolled in the Central musical school at Moscow Conservatoire in the class of the famous teacher A. Sumbatyan, whose pupils were such renowned pianists as Vladimir Ashkenazi, Vladimir Krainev, Dmitri Sakharov, etc.
He started his active concert life while still at school. At the age of 8 he had his first concert. From the age of 12 he started to perform regular recitals and also to perform as a soloist with the symphony orchestras of Novosibirsk, Moscow, Nizhni Novgorod and Samara.
In 1975 Bezrodny entered Moscow State Conservatoire in the class of Professor Eugene Malinin. When a student, he showed interest not only in solo activity, but also in chamber music. Bezrodny was a long time partner with his father, accompanying him with violin sonatas. The first of such concerts took place in 1974 in the "Athenaeum" hall in
Bucharest. Then they had joint performances in West Berlin, Helsinki, Moscow and other cities. At that very time Bezrodny started to study seriously harpsichord in the class of Professor S. Dixjours, organist and harpsichord player. In 1980 Bezrodny graduated from Moscow State Conservatoire with full honours and then became a postgraduate student in the class of Professor S. Dorensky.
While studying in the Conservatoire Sergey Bezrodny was invited to work as a harpsichordist in the Moscow Chamber Orchestra under the guidance of Rudolf Barshaya.
For the period of 10 years of work in that group he built up a vast repertoire of musical compositions of all periods, especially the baroque era.
From 1982 to the present day Sergey Bezrodny has been the harpsichordist and pianist to the State Chamber Orchestra "The Virtuosi of Moscow" under tbe guidance of Vladimir Spivakov.
Thus, over more than 20 years as an artiste Sergei Bezrodny has performed some two thousand concerts both as a member of "The Virtuosi of Moscow" and as accompanist to Vladimir
Spivakov all over the world. Audiences in all the major concert halls of Europe and the USA known to music lovers have applauded his performances. Bezrodny's repertoire as a chamber musician is vast as well as versatile from Bach, Handel, Beetboven and Schubert to Shostakovitch, Pyart and Shnitke.
As a member of the "The Virtuosi of Moscow" orchestra, Sergey Bezrodny participated in recording of 20 CDs at BMG, "Melodiya", and "Capriccio" companies as accompanist to
Vladimir Spivakov. Bezrodny has also made several solo CDs each of which has been recognised in the musical world and highly praised by musical critics all over the world.
Bezrodny has also performed together with such renowned musicians as M. Rostropovitch, Yu. Bashmet, P. Zukerman, Y. Menuhin, M. Maisky.
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Elvira Bekova (violin)  
Elvira Bekova has built a reputation as an outstanding soloist and chamber musician, distinguishing herself through the wide range of her repertoire and appearances in the major festivals and concert halls in the UK, continental Europe, USA, Canada, the Middle East and Australia. She is a member of The Bekova Trio which has won acclaim for both performances and their numerous recordings on the Chandos label.
Elvira Bekova is the artistic director of Music @ Felcino Bianco, which runs summer schools and other courses for professional musicians, academy students and amateur musicians
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Alfia Bekova (cello)  
Alfia Nakipbekova (Bekova) was born in Central Kazakhstan and studied with Mstislav Rostropovich (Moscow Conservatoire), Daniil Shafran and in Great Britain with Jacqueline du Pre.
Since winning the “Special Prize for Outstanding Mastery of The Cello” at the Casals Competition, she has performed around the world, receiving high critical acclaim.
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