Konstantin Manaev inspires his audience worldwide and has earned much praise for his concerts in New York, Los Angeles, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Zurich, Vienna, Milan, St. Petersburg and Tokyo.
Born in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Konstantin Manaev began his studies at the Special- Music-School at the Moscow Conservatory under Kyrill Rodin and later at Carl Maria von Weber Conservatory in Dresden at Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, and at the Academy of Music in Basel at Ivan Monighetti, who played a large part in promoting his musical individuality and force of interpretation. He won more than fifteen international competitions, including Willkomirski cello competition in Poznan, VI. ADAM cello competition in Christchurch (New Zealand), RAHN Kulturfond competition in Zurich, and Young Concert Artists European Audition in Leipzig. Konstantin Manaev lives in Berlin, he is Artistic Director of the «Fürstenwalder Musikzyklus» concert series in Brandenburg and of the «Sound of Aperto» in Berlin. Since 2020 he is cellist of the Sonar Quartett. Konstantin Manaev play one Cello of Johannes Theodorus Cuypers (1762) www.konstantinmanaev.com
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