Dmitri Bulgakov

Dmitri Bulgakov graduated from the Gnessin Music School in Moscow and Detmold High School of Music. Dmitri is a winner of the Russian National Youth competition, the Russian National Competition for wind players, R. Lauschmann Competition in Cologne and TWIYCA Competition in the UK. Dmitri is also a recipient of the GWK, DAAD and Triumph Awards. Dmitri is in high demand as a soloist and chamber musician, he has taken part in numerous festivals, including the Graz, the Elba and the Oldenburg Festivals. He has performed with a number of orchestras under conductors such as L. Markiz, S. Sholtesh, V. Ziva, D. Kawka and D. Sitkovetsky. His concert with Philarmonie Essen was broadcast live by 3sat-Live TV channel. Dmitri has made numerous recordings for radio and television. In 1998 Dmitri and Roman Mints founded the Homecoming Chamber Music Festival in Moscow. In April 2002 Dmitri co-directed the “Supressed Music” project in Russia, which consisted of two concerts and a conference on composers who where physically supressed. During the years running the festival Roman Mints and Dmitri established themselves as “unofficial leaders of the younger generation of musicians” (quoted from the Vremya Novostei newspaper). In 2005 Dmitri and Pavel Strugalev founded the Homecoming Woodwind Ensemble, whose first project was the world première and recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations for Quartz Music QTZ2051, arranged for woodwind quartet by the Russian composer Andrei Eschpai. Currently Dmitri divides his time between performing and teaching at the Gnessin School and the Moscow Conservatoire.