Encouraged by Sir Yehudi Menuhin from an early age, Kirill Troussov is today one of the most internationally sought-after violinists of his generation. He is a guest with renowned orchestras and at important music festivals worldwide.
The international press has written of his playing, "...impressive elegance, unsurpassable technique, extraordinary sensitivity and timbres of divine beauty ..."
Collaborations with renowned conductors such as Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Daniele Gatti, Lawrence Foster, Jiri Belohlàvek, Michail Jurowski, David Stern, Christoph Poppen, Vladimir Spivakov, Mikko Frank and Louis Langrée, as well as with orchestras such as the Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre National de France, Sinfonieorchester des Hessischen Rundfunks, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden, Münchner Philharmoniker and Bamberger Symphoniker takes him to the greatest concert halls and music festivals in the world - Tonhalle Zurich, Berliner Philhamonie, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, De Doelen, NCPA in Beijing, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid, Verbier Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Festival and Menuhin Festival Gstaad.
A passionate chamber musician, Kirill Troussov regularly performs with artists such as Sol Gabetta, Yuja Wang, Julian Rachlin, Daniel Hope, Joshua Bell, Gautier and Renaud Capucon, Natalia Gutman, Christian Zacharias, Yuri Bashmet, Mischa Maisky and Elisabeth Leonskaja. Standing in for Gidon Kremer in Paris, touring Asia with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, making spectacular appearances at BBC Proms, and serving as a jury member at international competitions are just a few highlights of his recent seasons.
His international awards include the European Culture Prize, the Davidoff Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, the Yamaha Prize and numerous prizes at international competitions. In 2016 Kirill Troussov gave a master class at the International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and is again invited as a jury member at the "Schoenfeld International String Competition" in China. Kirill Troussov's recordings - among others on EMI Classics - have received several international awards. He plays together with Yuja Wang on their 2011 DVD with Kurt Masur.
With the Staatskapelle Weimar, Schwarz-Schilling's Violin Concerto was released in 2013, followed by a CD of Mendelssohn's chamber music works in 2014. His CD "Memories" was highly praised by the international press - including the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the French magazine "Diapason". His new CD "Emotions" was released in November 2016. He completed his studies with Zakhar Bron and Christoph Poppen. His mentors include Igor Oistrakh, Herman Krebbers and Sir Yehudi Menuhin. Kirill Troussov plays the 1702 Antonio Stradivari "The Brodsky", with which Adolph Brodsky premiered Peter Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto on December 4, 1881.
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