"You have nothing yet to learn about the cello. You have successfully mastered it". — Mstislav Rostropovich about Fedor Amosov
Fedor’s educational Diplomas include ones from the most prestigious schools. He received his Performance Diploma from Michigan State University in 2010 and his Master of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2012. At 2014 Fedor became an Assistant in Natalia Gutman’s studio at Moscow Conservatory.
Fedor has won the following awards: First Prize in the Concertino Prague 38th International Competition, with a Special Prize for the best performance of Sonata No.3 by Martinu; first prize the Fifth International Youth Tchaikovsky Competition in Japan (Kurashiki), first prize at the All-Russian Cello Competition "The Magic Bow" (Grand Prix, 2003); first prize at the International Knushevitsky Cello Competition (2007). In the United States he triumphed by taking First Prize at the WAMSO and Corpus Christi International Competitions, In 2O15 Fedor recieved a special prize for J. Haydn concerto performance at XV Tchaikovsky Competition and also a Diploma as the best performer of the Second Round.
Fedor is a regular participant in music festivals including the Colmar Music Festival, Aspen International Festival, Telavi International Festival (Telavi, Georgia), Vivacello International Cello Festival (Moscow, Russia), To The Memory of Oleg Kagan (Moscow, Russia ), Rachlin’s Seasons (Kazan, Russia), The Green Noise (Surgut, Russia), Monrepos Nights Festival (Wiborg, Russia) and the Qabala International festival (Qabala, Azerbaijan).
Since 2015 Fedor is a soloist at Moscow Philarmony’s prestigious program – Stars of the XXI Century. He is also a soloist of Saint Petersburg’ House of Music, where he participated in such concert series as: Masterous Embassy, Young Performers of Russia, The Generation Next, Music of Stars.
He recorded such albums as in "Six Sonatas of Luigi Boccherini for Cello and Basso Continuo" arranged for cello and piano by Alfredo Piatti, "Russian Cello", on the Bel Air Music label with the music of Alexander Glazunov and Ivan Sokolov, Jean-Baptiste Bréval’s "Six Sonatas op. 12" for Cello and Piano, "Six Sonatas" by Jean Balthasar Tricklir, "Reveries" devoted to the encore pieces and children`s music. Mr. Amosov is also published as composer and arranger by Wiltshire Music Company and Ovation Press.