Mikhail Pochekin is one of the most captivating violinists of his generation. He appears with many renowned orchestras including the Mariinsky Theater Symphony, the Russian National Orchestra, the Basel Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow Philharmonic, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia “Evgeny Svetlanov”, the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra or the Lithuanian National Orchestra and worked together with conductors such as Heinz Holliger, Vassily Sinaisky, Yuri Simonov, Kevin Griffiths, Valentin Uryupin, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Dimitris Botinis, Mei-Ann Chen or Alexander Sladkovsky.
His concerts can be experienced in numerous renowned concert venues including the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall in Saint-Petersburg, the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, the Great hall of Moscow State Conservatory, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, or the Gasteig in Munich. Also, he is a constant participant of the “Stars of the 21st Century” project organized by the Moscow Philharmonic Society.
Mikhail Pochekin won top prizes at the prestigious international competitions, including the Pablo Sarasate, the Rodolfo Lipizer, the Ruggiero Ricci and the Jascha Heifetz violin competitions. In 2008, he was awarded the Pablo Sarasate National Prize in Spain, following which he gave a concert playing on Antonio Stradivari’s famous “ex-Boissier”, which used to belong to Sarasate.