The Pergolesi Quartet
is made up of professional Russian musicians who came to know each other in Spain and got together as a group in 2004 to develop their musical and cultural work. Each of them has a notable artistic history as members of orchestras such as the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony, the Community of Madrid, and the Spanish National Orchestra. Two of them have been students in the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid, under the tuition of teachers of such worldwide renown as Zakhar Bron (violin) and Natalia Shakhovskaya (cello). Since its formation, the quartet has worked constantly, having played in seasons for the Madrid Community in the Almudena Cathedral, the Galileo Cultural Centre and the Casa del Reloj Cultural Centre. They have also played in diverse locations within the Madrid Community and in Castile-La Mancha for the seasons of events organised by the Caja Madrid savings bank. They have performed at the Clásicos de Verano (Summer Classics) festival on various occasions.
At the moment they are in a process of continual development of their artistic career, putting maximum creativity, knowledge, art, love and effort into all of their performances. They have various programmes of different styles, including both original works and their own arrangements.
Sergey Maiboroda began his musical education in Odessa at the age of five. In 2008 he finished his studies at Stolyarsky School in professor Zoya Mertsalova's class. He then entered the Odessa State Music Academy and in 2013 was awarded a Masters degree. Sergey continued his studies at The Queen Sofia High School of Music in Madrid with professor Marco Rizzi.
He has twice received grants from the President of Ukraine, and scholarships from the Chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration, the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation, Apogee Foundation and Albeniz Foundation.
During his studies, he has been awarded prizes in numerous international and national competitions, including First Prize in the categories "Solo" and "Chamber Music" at the international contest "Art of the XXI century" (Kiev, Ukraine), Second Prize at the E.Coca International Competition (Kishinev, Moldova), Diploma at the National Violin Competition (Lwow, Ukraine) and in 2011 he won the First Prize at the International Competition in LLangollen, United Kingdom.
He has undertaken Masters courses with Shlomo Mintz, Zakhar Bron, Viktor Danchenko, Igor Ozim, Cihat Aşkın, Wonji Kim, Miriam Fried, Mauricio Fuks and Vadim Gluzman.
He was the youngest soloist in the Odessa National Philharmonic and has given solo performances with symphony and chamber orchestras, as well as recitals in many cities in Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Russia, Switzerland and Spain, amongst others.
He actively participates in community activities and promotes the culture of his native city and country.
Was born in Russia. She started her studies at the age of seven and completed them in 1993 at the Petrozavodsk State Conservatory (which was originally a branch of the Leningrad Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory) with the professor of violin, K I Veksler. Here she graduated as a fully certified music teacher and orchestral performer.
Between 1993 and 1997 she was a teacher for the Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra “Klassica” (conductor A Kantorov). She played in the city’s best halls and also abroad: Helsinki (with Plácido Domingo), Seoul, Tokyo, Hamburg, Marburg, Ulm (Germany) in the festival Russian God Culture, Jackson (USA) at the inauguration of the Palaces of St. Petersburg exhibition, etc.
In Spain she has played with the classical chamber music orchestra “Camerata del Prado” both as an orchestral member and soloist; the Community of Madrid Orchestra and Choir; the “Complutense” Chamber Music Orchestra; the Charles III Orchestra as both soloist and first violin; the Spanish National Orchestra; and the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra.
She took part in the benefit recital for UNICEF as a soloist at the “Palacio de la Audiencia” (Palace of Justice) cultural centre in Soria. She continues to play in various chamber music ensembles whilst working ( since 1998) as a violin teacher in the Boadilla del Monte music school in Madrid.
Was born in Russia. She began her musical studies at the age of 5 and in 1999 qualified as a fully certified teacher of violin and viola and of music for orchestras and chamber music ensembles at the Ippolitov-Ivanov State Musical and Teachers’ Training Institute in Moscow.
During her studies she played in numerous orchestras and ensembles, among which were the Baroque Music Ensemble of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, performing in Moscow’s best halls such as the Tchaikovsky Hall, Rachmaninov Hall and The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.
She has lived in Spain since 2001, where she has performed with many orchestras and soloists (Carmen Linares, Montserrat Caballé and Josep Carreras), also taking part in a large number of classical music concerts as well as educational concerts with various groups.
She was a member of the flamenco dancer Joaquín Cortés’ company for two and a half years with whom she played in some of the world’s best venues (Royal Albert Hall in London, the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow and the Maestranza bullring in Seville among many others) undertaking the world tour of his Mi Soledad show as the viola player.
She has also worked on the musical A, by Nacho Cano, where she played the viola.
Her latest hit is as the executive producer of the record Rebuznos y Otras Canciones (Heehaws and Other Songs). This comprises original songs for children by Carlos José Martínez Fernández, sung by the 9-year-old Elisa Komar.
Tatiana Alampieva was born in Riga (Latvia). She began to study the cello at 7 years old at the Emils Darzins Music School. At 12 years old she won the second prize in the Latvian national music competition.
From 1995 until 2001 she continued her studies under the teacher Maris Villerus who himself had studied under Mstislav Rostropovich at the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music. In 1996 she played in Latvia and Lithuania under the baton of Saulus Sondetskis in the Kremata Baltica chamber orchestra with soloists such as Gidon Kremer and David Geringas. In 1998 she represented Latvia in the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition.
In 2000 she won 2nd prize in the Karl Davidov International Cello Competition at the same time as she was touring Europe with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester under the baton of Pierre Boulez and Stefan Anton Reck. In the autumn of the same year she was invited to join the Ferrara Musica youth orchestra under the baton of Joseph Silverstein and with the honorary president, Claudio Abbado. Simultaneously she was recording numerous works for Latvian radio.
From 2002 until 2004 she extended her studies at the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid under the tutelage of Natalia Shakhovskaya. Within a year of coming to Spain she was invited to join the City of Granada Orchestra, for which she went on to perform for a year. In 2004 she was invited to take up the position of cello soloist in the City of Almeria Orchestra and in 2006 moved to Munich where she took part in numerous concerts of chamber music and collaborated with the Munich Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Carlos Dominguez Nieto. Since 2011 she has performed with the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra.