Savva Fatkulin

Savva Fatkulin

Violin Professor

8 - 12 of July


Savva Fatkulin was born in Sverdlovsk, Rusia en 1981. He began his violin studies at the age of 6, under the direction of his after, Sergui Fatkulin, at the Music School dependent of the Moscow Conservatory. Later, he completed his musical training at the College of Music of Reina Sofia, at the Violin Chair of the Telefónica Foundation with professor Zahkar Bron, Holder of the said chair, where he received the Certificate of Honor as a member of the Best Chamber Group of the School, from the hand of her Majesty the Queen Lady Sofía. 

Between 2001 and 2003 he completed his training with the professor Grigori Zhislin at the Conservatory of Wurzburg (Germany) and later finished his studies with a Certificate of Honor at the Advanced Conservatory of Yekaterinburg. 

Also, he has received master classes from M. Fuks, D. Zafer, P. Munteanu, O. Krysa, P. Vernikov, A. Niechiporuk, V. Repin, V. Tretiakov, J.L.G. Asencio, and D. Poppen. He has given numerous concerts in Germany, France, England, Ireland, Italy, Brazil, and Russia, a country in which he has performed as a soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Nizhni Novgorod on various occasions. He has participated as a soloist and concertmaster in various recordings and concerts with the the Valencian Baroque Orchestra and with the Scarlatti Quintette. 

Also is remarkable his activity as first violin of various chamber groups, among which the Arima quartet, with whom he made tours and concerts in Mexico, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg, the Alberti Trio, with whom he won the First Prize for the Arnuero Chamber Music Contest (Spain) and has given numerous concerts in Spain, France, and Italy.

He has been a member of the Concordiae Trio, an emerging formation whose repertoire ranges from the most representative works of the Baroque, Classicism, and Romanticism to the music of our time, and with whom he has achieved success in numerous European stages, having been awarded in numerous national and international competitions, such as the International Chamber Music Competition of Pinerolo, Italy; the International Competition “The Role of Music of Capellades”, Barcelona; The National Competition of Chamber Music of Lucena; The Competition of Chamber Music and Lied “Ciutat de Berga”; “Music Prize of the City of Manresa”, Competition of Chamber Music “Montserrat Alavedra” of Terrassa, among others.

Parallel to his artistic activity, since 18 years old he has been developing his teaching career in various private Spanish schools, combining the basis of Russian schooling with other more recent methodologies. 

Since 1997 he has worked with his father, Sergei Fatkulin, en the Fatkulin Academy Centers of Advanced Performance of Madrid and Bonn.

Also, since 2008 he has taught in several masterclasses on various editions of the Katarina Gurska New Generation Musical Summer International Course (Segovia and Madrid), International Course of Llanes (Austurias), International Course Eduardo Ocón (Málaga), and has collaborated as an invited professor with the Valencian Baroque Orchestra (Alicante). 

He is currently based as violin professor at the Katarina Gurska Center for Advanced Musical Studies, where students of five years old take the initial steps at the Elementary Grade, to the Medium and Superior Grades.