SonusArts Artist

Matvey Demin

Matvey Demin belongs to the most promising artists of his generation. Born in Siberia, Russia in 1993, Matvey started to study flute with his grandmother, continuing his education in Hannover and Munich with Prof. Andrea Lieberknecht. Matvey is the first in history who won the 1st prize in woodwinds category of the world famous Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and St. Petersburg. He is also a prize winner of such competitions as international «Aeolus» competition, ARD International Music competition (Munich), international flute competition in Krakow, Unisa International music competition and many other competitions. 

At the age of 20 Matvey joined Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich as Co-Principal Solo flute, where he worked under the baton of such prominent conductors such as Paavo Järvi, David Zinman, Bernhard Haitink, Franz Welser-Möst.

Since 2022/2023 season he holds a Principal flute position in the SWR Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart under the direction of Teodor Currentzis.

Matvey has appeared as a soloist with Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, Mariinsky Orchestra, Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra and many others. In summer 2019 he performed in Japan with PMF Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Valery Gergiev.

​Matvey is active in chamber music scene, performing at following festivals: Davos Festival (Switzerland), Emilia Romagna Festival (Italy), Samos Young Artists Festival (Greece), International Molyvos Festival (Greece), Povoa de Varzim Festival International de Musica (Portugal) and International Flute festival «Flute Virtuosi» in Sankt-Petersburg at Mariinsky Theatre.