Russian National Orchestra

Kirill Varyash

Cello

Kirill Varyash

Kirill Varyash was born in 1971 in Moscow. He studied at the musical high school attached to the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, then at the Conservatory, where he completed graduate work under Professor Knyazev.

Varyash was the winner of the Moscow City Competition (1982),and was a diploma recipient at the Brahms International Competition (Austria, 2001). He was a member of the State Symphonic Cappella from 1997 to 2000 and the Philharmonia of Nations from 2000-2003. He joined the RNO in 2003 and is a part of the RNOboe+Strings ensemble.

Varyash also participates in the Sheremetyev Ensemble and performs in solo concerts both in Moscow and abroad. His solo repertoire embraces a wide range of works, from baroque to contemporary compositions.