Principal cellist of the Staatskapelle Berlin, Alexander Kovalev is also an avid chamber musician. Throughout his career Alexander played in some of the most prestigious festivals such as Eurogio Festival, Mecklenburg Vorpommern Festival, Yellow Barn, Krzyzowa-Music, Verbier Festival Academy where he received the Neva Foundation Prize and he collaborated with renowned musicians including Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Fazil Say, Mihaela Martin, Nils Moenkemeyer, Elena Bashkirova.
Through invitation of Maestro Barenboim, Alexander has also become a member of the distinguished Boulez Ensemble and he had the opportunity to work with numerous artists such as Lahav Shani, Mathias Pintscher, Jorg Widmann, Pablo Heras-Casado.
Alexander was born into a family of musicians in Moscow, Russia, in 1992. He began his musical studies at the esteemed Central Music School in Moscow. Following his graduation at Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf and Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin he’s currently receiving his Master’s Degree at UDK Berlin with Professor Jens Peter Maintz
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