ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider!

In September 2021, Szeps-Znaider will begin in a position as music director of the Orchestra National de Lyon

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Today is Danish violin virtuoso and conductor Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider's 46th birthday!

A student of Boris Kuschnir and Dorothy DeLay, Szeps-Znaider is a former first prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition and Carl Nielsen International Music Competition — the latter of which he currently serves as president.

He performs and records regularly with many of the world's leading orchestra and conductors.

Szeps-Znaider has also conducted several prominent orchestras including the Chicago Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra.

 

NIKOLAJ SZEPS-ZNAIDER | BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.1 IN G MINOR | CHRISTIAN THIELEMANN & STAATSKAPELLE DRESDEN