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Art Ensemble

world stars


Biel/Bienne | FAREL Saal
Sergej Krylov
Sergej Krylov

Effervescent musicianship, intense lyricism and beguiling tonal beauty belong to the qualities that have secured Sergej Krylov’s place among today’s most renowned performers.

A regular guest with several major institutions and world’s leading orchestras, Sergej Krylov has appeared with Russian National Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, DSO Berlin and Budapest Festival Orchestra.

He has collaborated with many leading conductors as Mikhail Pletnëv, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Vasily Petrenko, Andrey Boreyko, Vladimir Jurowski, Valery Gergiev, Andris Poga, Marin Alsop, Fabio Luisi, Roberto Abbado, Yuri Temirkanov, Dmitry Liss, Yuri Bashmet and Michał Nesterowicz.

As Music Director of the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra since 2008, Sergej Krylov loves assuming the dual role of soloist and conductor in a wide repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary music.

Among the major engagements of the current season, there are concerts with Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo and Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Russian National Orchestra and Mikhail Pletnev, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and Andris Poga, Budapest Radio Orchestra, Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali with Mischa Maisky, next to solo recitals and chamber music events in major concert halls of Europe.

Highlights of the previous seasons include performances with London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras, Berner Symphonie Orchester, Dresdner Philharmonie, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Slovenska Filharmonija, Moscow and St Petersburg Philharmonics, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Born into a family of musicians in Moscow in 1970, Sergej Krylov began studying the violin at the age of five and completed his training at the Moscow Central School of Music. Krylov’s discography includes recordings for EMI and Melodiya, two releases on Deutsche Grammophon, Ezio Bosso’s Violin Concerto released by SONY Classical and Krzysztof Penderecki’s Violin Concerto Metamorphosen.

Boris Berezovsky
Boris Berezovsky

Born in Moscow in 1969, Boris Berezovsky studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Eliso Virsaladze and privately with Alexander Satz. He made a stunning debut in London in 1988 at the Wigmore Hall and in 1990 won the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow where he played with Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Jessye Norman and the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Yuri Temirkanov.

Boris Berezovsky is often invited to the most prestigious international recital series in London, Paris, Rome, Zurich, Munich, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Montréal, Vienna, Bern, Budapest, Prague, Tokyo; at the Berlin Philharmonie, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Paris Philharmonie, Royal Festival Hall in London, Palace of Fine Arts in Brussels, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Megaron in Athens.

Boris Berezovsky is regularly invited to numerous festivals such as the Gstaad, La Roque d’Anthéron, Verbier, Bergamo Brescia, Salzburg, Folle Journée de Nantes and Folle Journée Japan. He is also the guest of the most prominent orchestras such as the Orchestre National de France, Royal Concertgebouw, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Dresden Staatskapelle, Mariinsky Theatre, Santa Cecilia Philharmonic, NHK Symphony Orchestra as well as the symphonic orchestras of Dallas, Bolchoï and Birmingham and the philharmonic orchestras of Berlin, Los Angeles, New York, Munich… He performed with the conductors Antonio Pappano, Yuri Temirkanov, Alexander Vedernikov, Leif Segerstam, Dmitri Kitaenko, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Leonard Slatkin, Dimitri Liss and Kurt Masur.