Nikita Borisaglevsky – Violino

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NIKITA BORISAGLEVSKY ‘s rise to prominence came in 2010 when he won the International Jean Sibelius Violin competition and the International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition. He has also been awarded top prizes in the eight other prestigious violin competitions including the Tchaikovsky, the Queen Elisabeth and the Montreal Music competitions. In 2013, the musician won landslide victory in the Monte Carlo Violin Masters in Monaco, which brought him new engagements and invitations, including a recital at the Salle Gaveau in Paris in March 2014.

È regolarmente ospite dei maggiori festival europei, tra cui il Salzburg Festspiele, il Rheingau, il Richter December nights di Mosca, il Beethovenfest a Bonn, il Dubrovnik Summer Festival e lo Stars of the white nights a San Pietroburgo. Oltre a esibirsi in qualità di solista, Nikita ama collaborare con famosi artisti, tra i quali possiamo ricordare: Rodion Shchedrin, Natalia Gutman, Yuri Bashmet, Augustin Dumay, Boris Berezovsky, Alexander Kniazev, Rafael Wallfish, Jian Wang, David Geringas e molti altri. Nel 2009, ha ricevuto il premio speciale Violinista dell’anno dalla Fondazione Internazionale Maya Plisetskaya e Rodion Shchedrin (USA).

“Nikita Boriso-Glebsky distinguishes himself with the depth of musical thinking, impeccable technique and a rare combination of elegance, naturalness and uncompromising severity of performance.” La Libre Belgique

The violinist has performed with many major orchestras, including the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic, Moscow Philharmonic, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Brussels Philharmonic, Kansai Philharmonic, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Goethenburg Symphoniker, Antwerpen Royal Philharmonic, London Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra “Musica Viva”, Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia under such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Yuri Simonov, Eri Klass, Sakari Oramo, Hannu Lintu, Vladimir Fedoseev, Dmitry Liss, Conrad van Alphen, Gilbert Varga, David Afkham, Lionel Bringueir. He appears regularly at many of the important festivals including the Menton Festival, Rheingau Festival, S.Richter’s “December Nights” in Moscow, Beethovenfest in Bonn, Ohrid summer festival, Dubrovnik summer festival, “Stars of the White Nights” and “Arts Square” in Saint Petersburg, “Crescendo” and “Stars on Baikal” festivals of Denis Matsuev, festival of Russian culture in Japan, “The Musical Kremlin”.

“…he embarked on an unfaltering yet passionate journey through all three movements…the most notable thing about Boriso-Glebsky’s performance was his remarkable and varied tone. He cleverly manipulated his instrument to show its versatility; at times his violin was raw and growly, at others ethereal and angelic.”
Hannah Boylin, Leftlion.co.uk

In addition to solo engagements, Nikita has enjoyed working in collaboration with renowned musicians including Seiji Ozawa, Rodion Shchedrin, Natalia Gutman, Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Augustin Dumay, Andras Schiff, Boris Berezovsky, Jean-Philippe Collard, Alexander Kniazev, Rafael Wallfish, Michel Strauss, Jean-Claude Vanden Eyden, Lovro Pogorelich, David Geringas, as well as with his young colleagues – Sergey Antonov, Ekaterina Mechetina, Alexander Bouzlov, Vadim Kholodenko, Andrei Yaroshinsky, Yura Lee, Kasparas Uinskas, Milos Popovic.

In collaboration with the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel and the Belgian record label “Fuga Libera” the violinist has released the two CDs: the Third violin concerto of Henri Veiuxtepms with Liege Royal Philharmonic and Patrick Davin, and the monographic album of Edouard Lalo with Sinfonia Varsovia, Augustin Dumay and Jean-Philippe Collard. The Lalo’s CD was given a 5-star review in the French magazine “Diapason”.

“Young soloist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky is a violinist to look out for. Still in his twenties, he approached the piece almost reverentially, as if paying homage to one of the giants of the repertoire, growing in stature and volume to make every one of Tchaikovsky’s tuneful melodies sing out to the audience. The first movement’s brilliant cadenza easily ticked the virtuoso box.” The Scotsman

Nikita Boriso-Glebsky was born in 1985 in Volgodonsk, Southern Russia. His mentors in different years were:
- Tatiana Popovich at the Volgodonsk music school named by D.Schostakovich
- Tatiana and Oleg Bagin at the Rostov-on-Don college of arts
- Professor Eduard Grach and Tatiana Berkul at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatoire
- Professor Alexander Bonduryansky in the class of chamber music at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatoire
- Professor Augustin Dumay at the Queen Elisabeth Chapel of Music in Belgium
- Professor Ana Chumachenco at the Kronberg Academy in Germany

In 2009 he received the “Violinist of the Year” award from the International Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin foundation (USA).
In 2010 the major Russian magazine “Muzykalnoe obozrenie” (“Musical review”) named Nikita Boriso-Glebsky “Person of the Year”.
In 2011 Nikita became a recipient of the two other significant awards: “Virtuoso” from the Italian string society and the Antonio Stradivari foundation, and “Jean Sibelius birthplace medal” from J.Sibelius foundation in Finland.