2019 Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund recipient

Daniil Bulayev, 14 years old is currently studying with Nelli Sarkisyan at the Emil Darzin Music School in Riga and with Petru Munteanu in Germany.

Daniil made his first debut as a soloist with the Chamber Orchestra in the Concert Hall AVE SOL in Riga (Latvia) at the age of five. Two years later, when he performed with the Symphony Orchestra in Russia. At the age of 8 Daniil gave his first recital at the Central Music School (College) of the Moscow P.I.Tchaikovsky Conservatory Concert Hall. Since 2013 he annually gives his violin recitals.

Daniil performed with the Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi”, Chamber Orchestra „Glasperlenspiel Simfonietta”, Chamber Orchestra „Kremerata Baltica”, the Russian Virtuosi of Europe (chamber orchestra), Sinfonietta Riga (chamber orchestra), Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Archi De Sono orchestra da camera, La Mitteleuropa Orchestra, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Youth Chamber Orchestra, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Latvian National Opera Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Tatarstan State Symphony Orchestra, Armenian National Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Macao Orchestra.

He also performed regularly as soloist in numerous festivals in Latvia, Lithuania, Argentina, Belgium, Armenia, Switzerland, Italy, Macao, China.

Daniil was invited to record some performances in professional studios Latvian Radio 3-Klasika, which was broadcasted. It was project «Promotion of youth involvement in professional classical music performance». On July 6, 2014 Daniil had the honor to perform at the concert “Born in Riga” with the Chamber Orchestra “Kremerata Baltica” (headed by Gidon Kremer).

In 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 he had the honor to perform at the State concerts dedicated to the Independence Day of Latvia and in 2017 to perform in duo with Baiba Skride.

In January 2018 Daniil had the honor to give his recital in Cremona (Italy). In 2018 he performed in the concert tour with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, the conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius. In July 2018 Daniil had the honor to perform at the concert “Born in Latvia” dedicated to Latvia’s Centenary.In October 2018 he performed his recital at the Latvian National Opera.

Daniil Bulayev is a winner of numerous awards and First Prizes including IX International Balys Dvarionas competition for young pianists and violinists (2012, Lithuania, Grand Prix), IX International competition for Young Musicians in the Category “String Instruments” in Moscow, November, 2012 (1st prize), I Zhuhai International Mozart Competition, China, 2015, 1st prize, Il Piccolo Violino Magico, Italy, 2017, 1st prize