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KIRILL OGORODNIKOV is an Estonian classical guitarist of younger generation playing solo- and chamber music concerts, taking part in international festivals and competitions. He has studied at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (bachelor’s degree 2013) with Prof. Heiki Matlik’s and at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln with Prof. Gerhard Reichenbach. He has successfully taken part of several competitions: won the 3rd prize at the Competition of International Guitar Festival Gevelsberg 2014 and the 2nd prize at the International Guitar Competition Tallinn in 2010, where he was also the laureate of the special prize of Estonian Radio for the best performance of the compulsory piece (by Estonian composer Lauri Jõeleht) and gained an opportunity to record this piece in Estonian Radio. Kirill has performed at many festivals: „Tallinn Guitar Festival”, “Fiesta de la Guitarra”, “Estonian Music Days”, “Youth in Classics”, including performances with orchestra, playing Villa – Lobos guitar concert. He has also taken part in premieres of young Estonian composers (R. E. Maimets, M. J.  Olesk, E. Seppar). 

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