Alexandre Brussilovsky

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Alexandre Brussilovsky (born 1953) is a Ukrainian-born French violinist and conductor.

Alexandre Brussilovsky was born in Ukraine and completed his musical education at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory under Yuri Yankelevich, Maya Glezarova, Felix Andrievsky and Leonid Kogan. He won top prizes at several international competitions, including the Grand Prix at the International Prague Competition in 1969, and the 1st Grand Prize and Albert Roussel Special Prize at the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Competition in 1975. In 1985, after having been prohibited from performing abroad for eight years, Brussilovsky was able to leave the USSR and establish his residency in France. He rebuilt his career, dividing his time between concert performances and teaching. At the same time, his dream of having his own ensemble came true on the creation of the Ensemble Ricercata de Paris.

Alexandre Brussilovsky has played in the most prestigious concert halls (Carnegie Hall in New York City, Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, South Bank Centre in London…) with renowned artists such as Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Mischa Maisky, Maurice André, Paul Meyer, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Alexander Satz, Patrick Gallois, Nathaniel Rosen, Paul Neubauer, Vladimir Feltsman, Eduard Brunner, Kun-Woo Paik, Neeme Jarvi, Emmanuel Krivine, Natalia Gutman, Ingmar Lazar, Boris Berezovsky, the Lindsays and Fine Arts Quartet...

As an international soloist, Alexandre Brussilovsky is invited to give master-classes at the Yehudi Menuhin School (England), the Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University) and the Longy School of Music near Boston. He also participates in numerous festivals and summer academies, such as those in Geneva, Nice, Les Arcs, Prades and New York, at the University of Montreal and the festival of the Chaise Dieu… Alexandre Brussilovsky is the artistic director of the Pont Alexandre III French Music Festival in Moscow, in Lviv, and in Paris, as well as the "Masters au Château de Crémault". He is also artistic director of the Suoni e Colori recording label. Alexandre Brussilovsky is the founder and president of the Yuri Yankelevitch International Violin Competition at Omsk, Russia.

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