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Kaganovskiy1Russian-American violinist, Artur Kaganovskiy, is undoubtedly one of the finest violinists of our time. Beginning his violin studies at the age of 4 and a year later entering the School for Talented Children at the Moscow Conservatory, for the last 24 years he has been captivating audiences around the world with his unique and distinctively rich sound, superb musicianship and outstanding interpretations, which have been compared on numerous occasions to the violinists of the Golden Era.

Brought to the United States by the famed Isaac Stern, he quickly established himself as a leading personality in the violin world. Winner of the Waldo de Mayo International Violin Competition and recipient of the prestigious Fritz Kreisler, H. Gilbert and Joseph Fuchs scholarships, Mr. Kaganovskiy is also a graduate of The Juilliard School (B.M.; M.M).  His studies were with Masao Kawasaki, Lewis Kaplan, and Grigory Kalinovsky. In addition he has also studied and performed with Pinchas Zukerman, Zachar Bron, Joseph Silverstein and Michael Tree.

Mr. Kaganovskiy made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2007 with members of the New York Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra under the direction of David Gilbert. He has appeared on Russian television network, toured the U.S., Europe, and China with the Juilliard Orchestra, and during the Shostakovich centennial, gave a series of concerts dedicated to the composer.

Recent performances include:

  • Paganini Violin Concerto No.1 with Targu-Mures State Philharmonic, Romania;
  • Mendelssohn and Brahms Violin Concertos with the Harbin and Mongolian National Philharmonic Orchestras in China;
  • A tour with Maestro Richard Haglund
  • Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto with the National Philharmonic of Moldova and the Tiraspol National Symphony;
  • Bach Violin Concerti with the Cluj Chamber Orchestra conducted by Maestro Philip Greenberg.

Upcoming appearances include:

  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Bergen Symphony Orchestra;
  • Elgar Violin Concerto with the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra;
  • Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Tiraspol National Philharmonic;
  • Tchaikovsky and Brahms Violin Concertos with the Kiev National Symphony;
  • A recording of the Brahms and Tchaikovsky Violin Concerti on the Debut Album with Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra with Maestro Philip Greenberg.

Besides his extensive international concert career, Mr. Kaganovskiy finds time to hold one of the finest private teaching studios in New York City. 

Mr Kaganovskiy performs in the US and abroad on a 1692 Antonio Stradivari violin kindly loaned to him by Michael Gutman through the Juilliard Collection.

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