Anvar Turdyev is a violinist of Russian origin currently based in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Anvar was born in a family of musicians and started to play violin at the age of 5. He received his professional education in Russia at the Central Music School of Moscow, Moscow State Conservatory and Postgraduate (class of Prof. Alexander Vinnitsky) and later on – in Switzerland, at the High School of Arts in Bern (class of Prof. Detlef Hahn).

Anvar used to take part in master-classes of Antje Weithaas and Maxim Vengerov. Anvar is a prize winner of a number of violin competitions including Beethoven violin competition in Austria in 2008 (2nd prize).

Anvar has experience of teaching in Moscow State Conservatory as well as different orchestra experiences as an artist of National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, Biel Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and many others.

Anvar used to work with such a well-known conductors and soloists as Vladimir Spivakov, Misha Maisky, Maxim Vengerov, Noam Zur, Uros Lajovic, Marc Tardue, Tomislav Facini and others, and as a chamber music partner – with Alexander Vinnitsky, Alexander Rudin, Nikolay Lugansky, Evgeny Petrov, Francisco Bernier and others.

As a soloist Anvar used to perform with various orchestras in Russia, Turkey, Croatia and Switzerland. Apart of that Anvar is an author of a few compositions and arrangements for violin, he also has experience in improvising with DJ (electronic music) in Switzerland and Germany. Anvar used to perform in over twenty countries, mostly in Europe.

From 2017 Anvar lives in Dubrovnik where he received a position of Assistant of Concertmaster in Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra. Anvar often leads DSO as concertmaster, regularly takes part in chamber music projects and festivals, where his specific deep and sensitive way of playing invariably keeps attention and deserves high rates from the public.