Timur Martynov

Timur Martynov was born in Saint Petersburg in 1979 in a family of musicians.

At the age of eight he started to study trumpet with Georgy Kaminsky and continued at the St-Petersburg State Conservatory with Prof. Yuri Bolshiyanov. Being a student of the Conservatory, he had a internship at the Luxemburg Conservatory of Music, where he had been studied with famous teachers like Malte Burba, Jouko Harjanne, Charles Consbruck and Roman Zaremba. 

Timur is a winner of many International competitions, including the world famous Maurice Andre competition (France), the International Raimo Sarmas Competition (Finland) and the Prague Spring Int. Competition (Czech Republic).

He made his debut as an orchestra member when he was sixteen years old at the St- Petersburg State Academic symphony orchestra under the baton of his father Ravil Martynov, a pupil of Leo Ginsburg and Professor of Conducting at the St-Petersburg State Conservatory.

From 2003 until 2005 Timur was the principal trumpet player at the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia conducted by Vladimir Spivakov.

Later in 2005 he has been invited by Theodor Currentzis to work in the Novosibirsk Theatre opera and ballet as a soloist and principal trumpet player in the symphony orchestra, as well as in the chamber orchestra “musicAeterna”.

From 2007 Timur Martynov is a principal trumpet soloist of the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra directed by Maestro Valery Gergiev and a member of the Mariinsky Brass ensemble.

In 2018 ‘Sony Classical’ released a disc on which Timur performed Gustav Mahler’s sixth symphony as first trumpet part of the Dyagilev Festival Orchestra ‘musicaAeterna’ under the baton of Theodore Currentzis.

Timur Martynov helds a number of master-classes and workshops in Russia and abroad, being one of the best teachers of his age, successor of all great schools.

From 2018 Timur Martynov is officially ‘Schagerl Artist’.