Co-Principal Flutist in
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie
in Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition
in Crusell International Flute Competition
in Kobe International Flute Competition
SANKYO 14K Gold
Grigory Mordashov was born in 1982 in Samara, Russia.
He studied in specialized music school for talented children in Saint-Petersburg,
Russia and then in Saint-Petersburg State Conservatory named after Rimsky-
He continued his studying in Germany with Prof. Renate Greiss-Armin in Staatliche
Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe and bei Prof. Benoit Fromanger in Hochschule für
Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin.
During studies he won 3rd Prize in Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition in
Denmark, 2nd Prize in Crusell International Flute Competition in Finland and Special
Prize in Kobe International Flute Competition in Japan. Was awarded Richard
Wagner Society scholarship and also Lions and Rotary Club scholarships. Actively participated in Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now concerts throughout Germany.
From 2002 until 2008 was principal flutist in Mariinsky Theatre Youth orchestra and
substitute co-principal in Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in Saint-Petrsburg under
direction of Valery Gergiev.
As a substitute principal flutist he worked in orchestras such as London Symphony Orchestra, Bamberger Symphoniker, Gürzenich Orchester Cologne, Bavarian State
Opera House. In year 2008 six month he was a substitute principal flutist in Orchestre
Philharmonique du Luxembourg under direction on Emanuelle Krivine.
Since 2009 he is Co-Principal Flutist in Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken
Kaiserslautern in Germany.
Grigory Mordashov plays SANKYO 14 K Gold with silver mechanic.