ON THIS DAY | Today is Violin Virtuoso Ilya Gringolts' 39th Birthday!
A student of Tatiana Liberova, Jeanna Metallidi, and Itzhak Perlman, he is a former prize winner at the Menuhin, Wieniawski, and Paganini International Violin Competitions
Soviet-born Swiss violin virtuoso Ilya Gringolts was born on this day in 1982.
He has performed with orchestras including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.
As a violinist who frequently premieres contemporary music, Gringolts founded the I&I foundation with conductor Ilan Volkov in the summer of 2020 to grant new commissions to young composers.
Gringolls is also an active chamber musician and educator. He is the first violinist of the Gringolts Quartet and currently serves a Professorship at the Zurch Hochschulen für Musik. Earlier this year, he was also appointed to the Accademia Chigiana in Siena.
He plays on on the 1718 "ex-Prové" Stradivari.
ILYA GRINGOLTS | PAGANINI | SOLO CAPRICE NO. 24
28mayAll Day16julSitka International Cello Seminar(All Day) The Miner Music Center at Stevenson Hall, 104 Jeff Davis St. Sitka, Alaska 99835Event Type :Other
02junAll Day10Michael Hill International Violin Competition(All Day) Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New ZealandEvent Type :competitions
07jun8:30 pm10:30 pmVirtual EventNorth Shore Chamber Music Festival Presents: Fairy's Kiss8:30 pm - 10:30 pm Event Type :Streams
10jun8:30 pm10:30 pmVirtual EventNorth Shore Chamber Music Festival Presents: Your Heart's Desire8:30 pm - 10:30 pm Event Type :Streams
03julAll Day09Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition(All Day) Melbourne Recital Center, 31 Sturt Street, Southbank VIC 3006, AustraliaEvent Type :competitions
07julAll Day15The Malher Competition(All Day) Joseph-Keilberth-Saal, Konzerthalle Bamberg Mußstraße 1 96047 Bamberg GERMANYEvent Type :competitions