|Michael Goldort (b. 1966)
Michael Goldort, Russian classical guitarist. Born in 1966 in Novosibirsk. His teacher at the music school was honored teacher of Russian Yuri Petrovich Kuzin. In 1984-1991 he was a student at the Novosibirsk State Conservatory. Glinka. Since 1987 he has participated in many All-Russian and international festivals (Moscow, Poltava, Donetsk, Chelyabinsk, etc.). In 1990, he became a student of the 4th All-Russian competition of folk music (Nizhny Novgorod). In the same year he was awarded the Grand Prix at the National Guitar Festival in Novosibirsk. In 1992, Michael Goldort represented Russia at the International Guitar Festival in Lambach (Austria), where his game was highly praised by renowned guitarist Alvaro Pierre and festival organizer Henry Nusco, according to whom "Michael Goldort is one of the most virtuosic guitarists Russia".
Since 1989 solo guitar performances were held in the halls of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Riga, Voronezh, Chelyabinsk, Minsk, Vitebsk, Vladivostok, Alma-Ata, Yekaterinburg and other cities. The musician has performed with symphony orchestras in Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Alma-Ata, Yekaterinburg, Voronezh, St. Petersburg. In 1992, 94, 96-th years. were his solo concerts in Madrid (Spain).
For many years, M. Goldort recorded for radio and television. In 1994, the studio U-Sound has released a solo CD, which together with the original guitar music includes transcriptions of Debussy and Purcell, made by the artist. In 1995, the year was recorded one CD, compiled from the works of Spanish composers. In 1996, the year in Novgorod TV station made a documentary film about Michael Goldort. In 1995, the Italian magazine "Seicorde" published an article about M. Goldort and interviews with him. According to the editor, this is "the first article about Russian guitarist in the history of the magazine. This article began a series of publications on the guitar in Russia". In 1996, the year in one of the most influential guitar magazines "Classical Guitar" (England) there was a review of the disc M. Goldort. The author, Paul Faules (President of the guitar society of Manchester, also known for his publications on the guitar and guitar players) writes: "A brilliant technique M. Goldort is only one facet of his extraordinary talent, first of all, he is a master interpreter." In 1999, the performance at the festival guitarists in Siracusa (Italy), according to festival director Nello Alessi "musician brought great success".
Michael Goldort has often been invited to competitions guitarists, as a member of the jury (regional competitions in Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, international competitions in St. Petersburg and Voronezh). After the end of the Novosibirsk Conservatory in 1991, M. Goldort enrolled in post-graduate studies at the Russian Academy of Music. Gnesins in class AK Frautschi. From 1993 to 1996, Michael was a teacher Goldort on guitar Novosibirsk Conservatory. Since 1996 the artist lives in St. Petersburg.
In 2000, the American publisher "Tascuny Publications" was published by the play of the famous English composer John Duarte "Lirique Valse", which the composer dedicated to Michael Goldort.