Instrument: 1st Violin
Russian Alexey Cherkasov studied the violin at the Gnessin Music Academy and Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow.
In addition to studies and orchestral work Mr Cherkasov has participated in international music competitions and performed solo and as a chamber musician with numerous collectives and orchestras in Russia.
Alexey Cherkasov is artistic director of the chamber music group SENSemble and musical director of Bergen Chamber Opera.
In his spare time Mr Cherkasov enjoys fishing, reading or playing the viola and the piano.