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Biography

Violinist - Conductor - Educator

Universally hailed as one of the world’s finest musicians, and often referred to as the greatest living string player in the world today, Grammy award winner Maxim Vengerov also enjoys international acclaim as a conductor and is one of the most in-demand soloists.

Born in 1974, he began his career as a solo violinist at the age of 5, won the Wieniawski and Carl Flesch international competitions at ages 10 and 15 respectively, studied with Galina Tourchaninova and Zakhar Bron, made his first recording at the age of 10, and went on to record extensively for high-profile labels including Melodia, Teldec and EMI, earning among others, Grammy and Gramophone artist of the year awards.

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Date
Jan 20, 2022
City
New York
Venue
Carnegie Hall
Country
United States
Recital with Simon Trpceski (piano). Programme: MOZART Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304, PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No. 1, SAINT-SAËNS Havanaise, Op. 83 and FRANCK Violin Sonata
Date
Jan 27, 2022
City
Paris
Venue
Paris Philharmonie
Country
France
Recital with Simon Trpceski. Programme: MOZART Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304, PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No. 1, FRANCK Violin Sonata and RAVEL Tzigane
Date
Jan 29, 2022
City
Moscow
Venue
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Country
Russian Federation
Moscow Philharmonia 100th anniversary with Maxim Vengerov, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Daniil Trifonov, Anna Netrebko, Denis Matsuev, Ildar Abdrazakov, the Russian National Youth Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Gustavo Dudamel and Valery Gergiev. Programme: BEETHOVEN Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C Major, Op. 56, 1st movement Allegro, TCHAIKOVSKY Iolanta, Op. 69, Duet of Vaudemont and Iolanta, "Chtoby solntse slavit' vechno...", RACHMANINOV Aleko, "Ves tabor spit" and TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23, 3rd movement Allegro con fuoco
Date
Mar 21, 2022
City
Geneva
Venue
Geneva BFM
Country
Switzerland
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 with Cameristi della Scala and conductor Wilson Hermanto.
Date
Mar 26, 2022
City
Cannes
Venue
Théâtre Debussy
Country
France
Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 with Orchestre National de Cannes and conductor Benjamin Levy
Date
Apr 14, 2022
City
Yerevan
Venue
Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall
Country
Armenia
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with Armenian State Symphony Orchestra with conductor Sergey Smbatyan
Date
Apr 23, 2022
City
Pécs
Venue
Pécs Kodály Centre
Country
Hungary
Nielson Violin Concerto with Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra and János Kovács
Date
Apr 24, 2022
City
Miskolc
Venue
House of Arts – Concert Hall
Country
Hungary
Nielson Violin Concerto with Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor János Kovács
Date
May 04, 2022
City
Seoul
Venue
Seoul Arts Centre
Country
Korea, Republic of
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 with KBS Symphony and conductor Heejoon Choi
Date
May 29, 2022
City
Ankara
Venue
CSO Concert Hall
Country
Turkey
Beethoven Triple Concerto with Özcan and Birsen Ulucan, Presidential Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Deliorman
Date
Jun 03, 2022
City
Rotterdam
Venue
De Doelen Grand Hall
Country
Netherlands
International Conducting Competition Jury of Final of Rotterdam Conducting Competition / Rotterdam Philharmonic
Date
Jun 07, 2022
City
New York
Venue
Carnegie Hall
Country
United States
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 with Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Marios Papadopoulos
Date
Aug 25, 2022
City
Online
Venue
Online
Country
China
Jury for Shanghai Violin Competition Final rounds
Date
Sep 19, 2022
City
London
Venue
Royal Albert Hall
Country
United Kingdom
"40 years on stage” celebration / Misha Maisky and Simon Trpcesky Oxford Philharmonic / Marios Papadopoulos Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 Beethoven Triple Concerto /Maisky & Trpcesky Sarasate Navarra with Students from the RCM

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