Maxim Rysanov, 2012
|Born||1978 (age 39–40)|
Rysanov was born in Kramatorsk, and studied at the Central Special Music School in Moscow and later at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. In 2000 he won the Gold Medal of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Rysanov won the Gramophone Award as Young Artist of the Year in 2008 and was a BBC New Generation Artist from 2007 to 2009. He is also a laureate of the Geneva (2005), Lionel Tertis (2003), and Valentino Bucchi (1995) competitions.
As a soloist, Rysanov has worked with orchestras and conductors world-wide.
Rysanov has recorded and released many albums of music featuring the viola. His first three releases all gained a Gramophone Editor's Choice award. His recording with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and Muhai Tang on BIS Records (released in September 2011) was declared Editors Choice of the month in The Strad and received a 5-star review in the Daily Telegraph.
- "Viola is no joke for young master". The Sydney Morning Herald
- "Mon 28 Oct, SJE Church Maxim Rysanov & Fabio Bidini & Fri 1 Nov, Sheldonian Gillian Keith, Crispian Steele-Perkins" reviews on Daily Info Oxford
- BBC Proms. Archive. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- "Maxim Rysanov: Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Bruch – review" by Nicholas Kenyon, The Observer, 7 August 2011
- "Album: Brahms, Viola - Maxim Rysanov (Onyx)" by Anna Picard, The Independent, 16 November 2008
- "Maxim Rysanov: Beethoven – review" by Fiona Maddocks, The Observer, 5 August 2012
- "Highly Imaginative Bach from Maxim Rysanov and Friends" by Mark Berry, Seen and Heard International, 24 November 2013
- "Review: Maxim Rysanov Live in HK" by Satoshi Kyo, Time Out Hong Kong, 24 September 2012