ADRIAN DAUROV is a versatile cellist, who performs on world-famous concert stages including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Madison Square Garden, and Boardwalk Arena in Atlantic City, ranging from classical solo recitals to playing shows with the likes of Alicia Keys, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Josh Groban, Burt Bacharach, The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sarah Brightman and the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Ros. Most recently, Adrian has collaborated with the Swedish folk-rock band First Aid Kit, and also toured with the cello rock band Break of Reality.
After studying at the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia, Adrian received the Jerome L. Greene Scholarship to study at the Juilliard School with the renowned cello pedagogues Andre Emelianoff and David Soyer, where he completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Since 2007 Adrian was also appointed the principal cellist of the Chamber Orchestra of New York, and a year later formed his own group – the award-winning Voxare Quartet. Adrian’s cello playing was heard and broadcast on several radio stations and TV channels like WNYC, WQXR and NTV-America and popular American TV shows such as Regis & Kelly Live, Good Morning America, Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Adrian made his New York solo debut at Merkin Hall at Lincoln Center and performed as a soloist with The Chamber Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Daurov is an avid chamber musician and performs as a duo with pianist Spencer Myer. Since 2016, Mr. Daurov is also a member of the United Nations Chamber Music Society, which helps promote the universal values of the United Nations, such as understanding between civilizations, freedom of expression, and equality of rights. This season will see Mr Daurov performing solo with the Kalamazoo Symphony, Bozeman Symphony, Westerville Symphony and Ridgefield Symphony, among other orchestras.
Daurov’ s playing is featured on two recent CDs released by the Naxos label, in works by NYC-based composers Mohammed Fairouz and Grigory Smirnov.