Kamran Omarli

Kamran Omarli

He was born in Khachmaz (Azerbaijan) in 1994. At the age of eleven, he started his musical training at the Mstislav Rostropovich School of Music in Baku (Azerbaijan). He has received masterclasses from Eduard Grach and Mauricio Fuks. In 2006 he was awarded with the second prize at the National Competition in Baku. In 2010, Kamran won a first prize at the Young Violinists National Competition in Baku, the Diploma at the 19th Young Musicians International Festival in Kaunas (Lithuania) and the Great Prize at the 5th Young Performers City of Baku Competition. In 2011, he was also awarded with the special prize at the 14th Henryk Wieniawski International Competition in Poznań (Polonia). In 2015, he won a second prize at the Young Virtuosi International Competition of Sofia (Bulgaria). Furthermore, his name has been included by decree of Azerbaijan’s President in the “Golden Book”, including a monthly scholarship and granted to youths with a special talent. Since 2012 he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music, in the Telefónica Violin Chair with Professor Zakhar Bron. He has been granted a tuitiona and an accommodation scholarchip by Rocío González Raggio. He has been handed by Her Majesty Queen Sofía the Diploma to the most outstanding student of his chair in 2016. He has been a member of the School’s Freixenet Orchestra conducted by Pablo González,András Schiff, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Stefan Lano, and of the Sony Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Antoni Ros Marbà. Likewise, he has been part of the Amadeus Ensemble and the Asisa Óscar Esplá Quartet, under the guidance of Heime Müller, with which he was awarded with in 2014 the Diploma to the most outstanding chamber group of its department. He currently is part of the Fundación Mahou San Miguel Ensemble. He plays a "Yuri Pochekin" violin, loaned as instrument grant by Professor Zakhar Bron.
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