Sergey Malov is a creative artist. He brings music of different styles and epochs to his audience in an authentic way. He performs on 4 or even 5 instruments: violin, viola, violoncello da spalla and baroque violin. Recently he included as well e-violin in his programmes.
As a violinist Sergey Malov won international prizes at the Paganini Competition in Genova, Mozart Competition in Salzburg, Heifetz Competition in Vilnius and Michael Hill Competition in Queenstown. On the viola he was a prize winner at the ARD Competition in Munich and the Tokyo Viola Competition. As a soloist on both instruments he performed with BBC Symphony Orchestra London, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Enescu Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.
In the 2017/18 season he performed, among others, the Sibelius Violin Concerto with Helsinki Philharmonic and the Stravinsky Violin Concerto with Tampere Symphony Orchestra.
Sergey Malov received a special prize at the Bach Competition in Leipzig and plays a baroque violin by Gioffredo Cappa from the “Jump Start Junior” Foundation Amsterdam. As a soloist and conductor he performed with AKAMUS, Venice Baroque Orchestra, “Musica Viva” Orchestra Moskow, Camerata Salzburg, Finnish Baroque Orchestra, Sevilla Baroque Orchestra.
Malov’s videos featuring his Violoncello da spalla were watched over a million times online. Apart from the 6 Cello Suites by J.S.Bach, he performs a large scale of solo and chamber repertoire on this rare instrument. In his performances he combines elements of composed music and free improvisation. He combines several instruments in his unique multi-track recordings. Malov’s recordings were released by DECCA, EASonus, Hännsler Profil, Alba and Pan Classics. His newest album “Hommage á Ysaÿe” will appear in September 2017.
In September 2017 Sergey Malov was appointed as a Professor at the Zürich University of Music. Equally fluent in Russian, German, English and Hungarian he also speaks French and Spanish.
The 2018/19 season among others leads him to Innsbruck Early Music Festival, to Japan for a tour with his piano partner Irina Zahharenkova. Directly afterwards he will play&conduct a tour with Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn. In summer 2019 he will be Artist in Residence at Turku Music Festival in Finland.