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The ensemble of two musicians - violinist Maxim Fedotov and pianist Galina Petrova - was formed in 1992. The unity of their artistic positions, music views, performing professionalism, emotional and intellectual potential and artistic style is proved by hundreds of  joint concert.

Maxim Fedotov — Russian violinist and conductor, People’s Artist of Russia, Artistic director & chief conductor of Moscow City Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic”, “brilliant artist and perfect master”, “Russian Paganini”. Laureate and prize-winner of the major International Violinists’ competitions (in Tokyo 1986 - Gold Medal, 1st Prize and all special prizes; named after P. Tchaikovsky in Moscow 1986 - Silver Medal; named after N. Paganini in Genoa), Moscow City Government Prize Laureate, professor of the Moscow State Conservatory named after P. Tchaikovsky, a jury-member of International Violinists Competitions.
Maxim Fedotov was born in the family of the prominent conductor of the St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre Victor Fedotov.
Collaborates with a number of major Russian and foreign symphony orchestras (Violinist, Conductor), cooperates with celebrated conductors. Concerts and records in a duet with pianist Galina Petrova are significant parts of his creative work. Among the musician’s records are “24 caprices” by Paganini (“DML-classics”) and a series of disks “All compositions by Bruch for violin and orchestra” (“Naxos”).

Galina Petrova — Russian pianist , soloist and ensemble performer. Honoured Artist of Russia (2001), Moscow Government Prize laureate (2003). Her mastership is distinguished for “superb piano mastery combined with wonderful music intellectuality and artistic charm” (“La Voce del Popolo”).Performed with Moscow City Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic”, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey (Ankara), Zagreb Chamber Orchestra, Chamber orchestra of the Vatican City, etc. Played with famous conductors.