Evgeny Sviridov is one of the leading baroque violinists in Europe nowadays. As both concertmaster and soloist he regularly performs in a major concert venues and festivals in Europe: Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie Köln, Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Wien and Berlin, and is invited to a famous festivals such as Bachfest in Leipzig, MA Festival in Brugge, Thuringer Bach Woche in Weimar, “Haut Jura” in France, Potsdamer Festspiele Sans Souci, Chiemsee Festival and many others. Evgeny collaborated with well-known musicians: Andreas Scholl, René Jacobs, Kent Nagano, Vivica Genaux, Dmitry Sinkovsky, Dorothee Oberlinger, Midori Seiler, Erik Bosgraaf, Hiro Kurosaki and others.
Born in 1989 in St-Petersburg, Evgeny got his first education at the Conservatory there. While studying he had already become a laureate of major international competitions such as Menuhin Competition in Cardiff and Paganini Competition in Genova in 2008. In 2010 he joined a Bach Competition in Leipzig and got there a first prize. This prize persuaded him to turn to authentic ways of playing and to studying baroque more thoroughly. In 2016 he got a first prize and audience prize in “Concours Corneille” in Rouen, France; and in 2017 Evgeny won Brugge International Competition “Musica Antiqua”.
Among his solo CD recordings are Bach and Biber Sonatas (Genuin, 2011); Sonatas and Concertos by G.Tartini (this production by label “Ricercar” got the “Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik” in 2019).
Since 2016 Evgeny has been living in Cologne and currently serves there as concertmaster of a famous baroque ensemble “Concerto Köln”, becoming one of the youngest musicians who have ever leaded this historical collective.
Since 2018 he has been holding a teaching position for a baroque violin at the High School of Arts in Bremen.
In 2014 together with his colleagues he organised baroque ensemble “Ludus Instrumentalis”, that made an important appearance on a baroque scene by winning Berlin Bach competition in 2015 and “Brothers Grauns” Competition in 2016 in Germany. In 2020 they made a CD recording with Trio-Sonatas of J.G.Goldberg (label “Ricercar”).