One of the world’s finest musicians
Territory: China and special projects
Universally hailed as one of the world’s finest musicians, and often referred to as the greatest living string player in the world today, Grammy award winner Maxim Vengerov also enjoys international acclaim as a conductor and is one of the most in-demand soloists.
Born in 1974, he began his career as a solo violinist at the age of five, won the Wieniawski and Carl Flesch international competitions at ages 10 and 15 respectively, studied with Galina Tourchaninova and Zakhar Bron, made his first recording at the age of 10, and went on to record extensively for high-profile labels including Melodia, Teldec and EMI, earning among others, Grammy and Gramophone artist of the year awards.
In 2007 he followed in the footsteps of his mentor, the late Mstislav Rostropovich, and turned his attention to conducting and in 2010 was appointed the first chief conductor of the Gstaad Festival Orchestra. June 2014 saw Mr Vengerov graduate with a Diploma of Excellence from the Moscow Institute of Ippolitov-Ivanov with professor Yuri Simonov and he has since finished a further 2-year program of opera conducting.
For China and special projects: Wray Armstrong
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Maxim Vengerov’s recital tour in China
World renowed violinist Maxim Vengerov completed his first part China Tour from 20th to 25th November, given four concerts in Changsha Concert Hall, Shanxi Grand Theatre, Zhuhai Grand Theatre and Nanning Arts Center. He collaborated with Vag Papian and played Brahms Scherzo (F-A-E Sonata), Violin Sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108, Ravel Violin Sonata No.2 in G major, Saint …