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 instruments: violin, viola, violoncello da spalla and baroque violin.
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 will perform 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.
In September 2017 Sergey Malov was appointed as a Professor at the Zürich University of Music.