Nikita Vlasov

Folk Instruments

Nikita Vlasov – one of the few young accordion players of Russia who gained the European and world fame.

His outstanding musical talent manifested in his six years when Nikita started to play a piano and an accordion.

After graduating from the conservatory (academy) of M. I. Glinka in Nizhny Novgorod where his teachers were professor Honored Artist of Russia V.I. Golubnichy (accordeon) and professor V.G. Starynin (piano), Nikita has a busy concert schedule now.

Experts remark his expressive timbre of a sound, perfected and the verified fingering, amazing touch: light, elegant, sometimes subtle movements of hands and "breath" of bellows

Nikita Vlasov – one of the few musicians whose performances as the soloist of the State Chamber Orchestra "Virtuosos of Moscow" under conduction of Vladimir Spivakov took place in Armory, the Stamp hall of the Moscow Kremlin, GKZ Russia, the concert hall "Dzintari" (Jurmala, Latvia), Royal Festival Hall (London, England). And besides, Nikita participated as a soloist in lots of other performances of "Virtuosos of Moscow" including two large tours across the cities of the USA, acted in "Millenium Hall", "Carnegie Hall", "Public Library" and also took part in the 30th anniversary tour across 40 Russian cities from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad.

The musician achievements have been assessed at the highest level: Nikita Vlasov's performance was recorded in the book of the Roman "The Best Concert of the Year"; Nikita is a laureate of 30 international competitions, and a participant of the International Marathon of the Victory under the patronage of Russian President Vladimir Putin. (London, Paris, Moscow).

The talent of Nikita is noted by grants of the Mayor and the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod, and of such programs as "New Names", "Young Talents", "Russian Performing Art", the International charity foundation of Vladimir Spivakov, the grants of the President of Russia. Moreover Nikita is an owner of the youth independent award "Triumph".

At a meeting of Vladimir Putin and the Queen of the Netherlands Beatrix the leaders of more than 15 states became the audience of Nikita performances.

Nikita Vlasov loves stage and gives lots of successful performances at the various concert venues.

He performed in concerts of Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation at the International Festival in Colmar (France) to the government of the Council of Europe, representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps in Strasbourg, as well as to the residents of the miner's settlements of Vallerua and Omekur, who created a memorial to Soviet soldiers died in France in 1941-1945.