Trostiansky Alexander


Professor of Violin Chair at the Moscow State Conservatory named after P. I. Tchaikovsky, Honored Artist of Russia.

Graduated from the Special Music School under the Novosibirsk State Conservatory (class of prof. M. Lieberman), the Moscow State Conservatory named after P. I. Tchaikovsky (class of prof. I. Bochkova) and postgraduate course of the same institution.

Laureate of international competitions: «Premio Paganini» (Genoa, Italy, 1990, VI prize), «Centre d'Orford» (Orford, Canada, 1996, I prize), «F. Schubert and the music of the twentieth century» (Graz, Austria, 1997, III prize), International Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, Russia, 1998, prize).

This musician has vast geography of performances: more than 70 cities and towns of Russia, 25 countries of the world. He had concerts at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory and St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Concert-en Congresgebouw de Doelen, Jurriaanse Zaal (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), Linbury Studio Theater, Covent Garden (London, Great Britain), Goetheanum (Dornach, Switzerland), Kravis Performing Arts Center (West Palm Beach), Schoenberg Hall (Los Angeles, USA), Herbst Theatre (San Francisco, USA), Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall (New York, USA).

Participant of festivals «Moscow Autumn», «December Nights», «Musik im Michel» (Hamburg, Germany), festival named after O. Kagan (Kreuz, Austria) and others. The violinist's repertoire includes more than 20 concertos for violin and orchestra, much chamber music, oeuvres by composers of the XX century.

In 2001 A. Trostiansky performed in one concert «24 Caprices» by N. Paganini.

Trostiansky cooperates with several foundations supporting young talents: «New Names», «Lear» and «School of Muses». Alexander has the fund CD records, records on the radio. He conducts master classes in France, Great Britain, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Russian cities.

With impeccable intonation and silvery tone, he is an artist to watch.

David Denton, "The Strad", England

Trostiansky is suprimely gifted, a musician who both drives and driven by his instrument."

Jan Biles, "Journal-World", Lawrence, USA

It is played by the gifted young violinist, Alexander Trostiansky, his nimble fingers getting around some hair-raising complexities as the music flies around the instrument.

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