Moscow State Institute of Music
The Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation, Rector of State Musical Pedagogical Institute named after M. Ippolitov-Ivanov, Professor of the Moscow Conservatory, the President of Regional Public Foundation «Russian Performing Art», the soloist of Moscow Philharmonic Society, the Artistic Director of the Moscow Youth Chamber Orchestra, Member of the Council for culture under the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Graduated from the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (violin), had his post-graduate study at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.
Valery Vorona is engaged in intensive concert activity as a violinist and conductor, performs in the best concert halls of Russia and abroad, participates in prestigious music festivals. He has performed with such famous musicians as Yuriy Bashmet, Maxim Vengerov, Sergey Kravchenko, Viktor Tretyakov, Nikolai Petrov, Vadim Repin, Saulius Sondeckis, Vladimir Ponkin, Paolo Valieri, Dora Schvarzberg, Bridgit Anjerer, Valery Afanassiev, Borislav Strulev, Boris Frumkin, as well as the stars of a new generation of musicians Pavel Dombrovsky, Boris Andrianov, Denis Shapovalov and others.
Valery Vorona is the first performer of many compositions, including three previously unknown Sonatas for violin and basso continuo by G.F. Handel, «Concert piece» for violin and the orchestra by S. Lyapunov, Concertino for violin and chamber orchestra by M. Weinberg, «Dedication» for chamber orchestra and «Oriental Capriccio» for violin and orchestra by A. Karamanov, «Nocturne» and «Memories of Odessa» by E. Podgaits and others.
Among the graduates of the class of Professor Vorona there are many laureates of prestigious international music competitions. He regularly participates as a jury member in many international competitions, gives master-classes in Russia and abroad (Spain, Italy, Israel, USA, France, CIS etc.).
Valery Vorona is the founder of Public Fund «Russian performing art», which provides national and international projects aimed at the preservation and development of Russian performing school. These projects include the TV series "Stars in the Kremlin", Bridge of culture "Russia-Japan", International Music Festival of S. Gubaidulina, the International Prize in the field of music and musical education, the Program "Revival Tour Map of Russia", the Stipend-Premium Program "Golden talent", the Festival of Russian-Italian culture «Ochi chornye» etc.
The Moscow Youth Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Valery Vorona successful tours in Russia and abroad, and has gained popularity.
In 2007 Valery Vorona was named "Person of the year" by the newspaper "Musical review".