Luka Safronov-Zatravkin was born in Moscow, in 1990. He began to study music from the age of five with his mother, a professor at the conservatory.
At age 6, he won the third prize at the youth competition in Germany. Upon arrival in Moscow, he first spoke to Mstislav Rostropovich, who personally wished to tell the boy the words of parting words and about his confidence in the great musical future of the young artist.
In 1998 enrolled in TsSSMSh at the Moscow State University named after P.I. Tchaikovsky.
Laureate of 16 international competitions.
Here are the most striking of them:
- Great Britain, London, 1998 winner.
- Italy, Salerno, Agropoli, 2000. first place (grand prix).
- Bulgaria, Albena, 2000. first place.
- Bulgaria, Dobrich, 2001 first place in the group of contestants under 16 years old.