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Russian Premiere of Oene Van Geel's concerto for two cellos...

12 February 2017

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This March Nikolay Shugaev will perform the Russian premiere of a new concerto for two cellos by a Dutch composer Oene Van Geel.
This concerto is dedicated to N. Shugaev and brilliant cellist from Netherlands Willem Stam.
This time Nikolay will perform this piece with a talented Russian cellist Yulia Migunova and State Nizhny-Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by a rising star Maxim Emelyanichev.
Nikolay will also perform R. Schumann cello concerto in the same evening.

Stay tuned!

Photo Gemma Kessels

Nuova Rassegna Musicale “Cromosuoni” - New Concert Season "Cromosuoni"

16 September 2016

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CROMOSUONI – I colori della musica
Direttore Artistico: Nikolay Shugaev
Comitato organizzativo: Marco Morresi
Nikolay Shugaev
Giancarlo Dillena
Ente organizzatore: Associazione culturale Semi di Luce
Prezzi biglietti: Entrata singola CHF 30.-
Abbonamento 4 ingressi CHF 90.-

Debut at the Lucerne Festival and Tonhalle Zurich in 2017

21 July 2016


Nikolay Shugaev and his "Spiegel Trio" colleagues Zlata Chochieva and Ermir Abeshi have been invited to perform their debut at the most prestigious stages of Europe: Tonhalle Zurich, Continuo Konzert series 22.03.2017 (organized by Rahn Kulturfonds) and Debut at Lucerne Festival 22.08.2017.


07 June 2016

Cari amici e amiche!
L'audizione per il mio corso sara il giorno 17 Giugno alle 11:00.

My dear Friends! The audition for the cello courses we start in Erba Accademia will be on the 17th of June at 11:00.
Please have a look on our page a little bit!
Have a great time dear friends with your music! Lots of inspiration!


26 March 2016

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GOOD NEWS! Nikolay Shugaev is going to settle his own cello class in the great L’ACCADEMIA EUROPEA di MUSICA di Erba! Please visit the official page and APPLY NOW!

Photos by...

29 February 2016

A very special thanks to my friends and great photo artists Emil Vatveev, Daniel Vass and Gabriele Gianora.

Lots of new videos!

29 February 2016

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Dear Friends!
Please watch our new videos with my wonderful partner Fatima Alieva!
Find out more here:

New Cello! Kindly provided by Rahn Kulturfonds, Zurich...

27 January 2016

I'm happy to announce that since December 2015 I'm playing on the wonderful cello made by excellent, highly talented and extremely professional Michael Stüerzenhofecker! The union with my Benoit Rolland bow and this cello produces an incredible quality, clear and powerful tone!


25 January 2016

Come and listen
"...cinque giovani artisti da tutta Europa sono invece stati invitati nel ciclo Nuova generazione. Abitano a Berlino, Tel Aviv, Amburgo, Ginevra e pure Lugano, perché proprio dal Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana proviene il grande talento Nikolay Shugaev."
- Etienne Reymond
artistic director LuganoMusica

We are back again!

25 January 2016

I'm happy to announce that our lovely video is again unlocked. There was a terrible misunderstanding with YouTube which blocked it due to the "copyright" problems! But now you again can enjoy our recording! Good night everyone!