|Year of composition||2016|
|Scored for||two violas|
|Total number of pages|
|Date of premiere||10.09.2017|
|Location||Cultural Center DOM, Festival “Viola is my life”|
|City, country||Moscow, Russia|
|Performers||Sergei Poltavsky, Irina Sopova|
Artur Zobnin was born on December 27, 1988 in Leningrad. In September 2009, Zobnin attended St. Petersburg State Conservatory, where he studying violin under the professor Ilya Ioff and composition with professor Gennady Banshchikov.
He has participated as a soloist and composer in various St. Petersburg festivals and projects: Saint Petersburg International New Music Festival “reMusik”, From avant-garde to our days, Young composers of Saint Petersburg, Sound Ways, Art’s square.
He was the participant of the International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (2014 and 2015) with composers Francesco Filidei, Philippe Leroux, Beat Furrer, Raphaël Cendo and Peter Ablinger.
He has been the winner of various violin competitions and scholarship awards including “Talented Youth of Russia”. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Union Composers MolOt.
The works performed by Yaroslavl Philharmonic Orchestra, Natalia Pschenitschnikova (voice, Russia/Germany), Ensemble Vortex (Switzerland), Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (Estonia), Festino Chamber Choir (Russia), Sound Ways Ensemble (Russia), MolOt Ensemble (Russia), In corpore quartet (Russia), Cantando quartet (Russia).