Top 20 Violinist celebrities in Russia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Violinist celebrities [Updated November 27, 2022].
Maxim Vengerov was born
on August 20, 1974
He worked as UNICEF’s Envoy for Music, which is a program that brings music to children across the world.
Viktoria Mullova was born
on November 27, 1959
Founder of the Mullova Chamber Ensemble and winner of the 1980 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition and the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition.
She fled the Soviet Union with one of her lovers while on tour in Finland and was driven across the border of Sweden by a Finnish Broadcasting Company journalist.
Ilya Kaler was born
on June 2, 1963
He has performed with the Tempest Trio, which includes Amit Peled on cello and Alon Goldstein on piano.
Alina Ibragimova was born
on September 28, 1985
She worked under the guidance of Yehudi Menuhin
and played the slow movement in Bach's double violin concerto for Menuhin's funeral, which she had previously played under his instruction at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 50th Anniversary Celebration in France.
Alexander Markov was born
on January 24, 1963
He was featured in a film by Bruno Monsaingeon playing Paganini's "24 Caprices."
Aleksey Igudesman was born
on July 22, 1973
His first film, Noseland, is a full-length documentary about classical musicians and premiered in 2012 at the Transilvanian International Film Festival.
Shlomo Mintz was born
on October 30, 1957
He has given many master classes around the world.
Vadim Repin was born
on August 31, 1971
He frequents many festivals, including Tanglewood.
Vladimir Spivakov was born
on September 12, 1944
He started a charity called the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation to support less fortunate children in their musical studies.
Victor Tretiakov was born
on October 17, 1946
He has taught at the Moscow State Conservatory.