Russian violin virtuoso Nikita Boriso-Glebsky has firmly established himself as one of the new generation’s eminent young European concert artists. The winner of the Jean Sibelius Competition, the Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition, the David Oistrakh Violin Competition, the Monte Carlo Violin Masters and other prestigious international contests, today Boriso-Glebsky is expanding the geography of his performances and the space of his creative searches.
His recent engagements include solo performances with the Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Rotterdam, Munchner Symphoniker, National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico and the NHK Symphony Orchestra as well as participation at the music festival ‘December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter’ in Moscow, Bodensee Festival in Friedrichshafen and Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival.
Nikita’s upcoming performances include solo and chamber music concerts in Italy, Lithuania, Germany, France, Holland, South Korea, Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Russia and extended one-month tour in China with the pianist Georgy Tchaidze in March-April 2019. The Finnish Radio Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, Munchner Symphoniker, Hannu Lintu, Dima Slobodeniouk, Ben Gernon, Boris Berezovsky, Vadim Repin and Nikolai Lugansky – Nikita’s stage partners for the season 2018/19.
Nikita Boriso-Glebsky was born in Volgodonsk, Southern Russia. His mentors in different years were Eduard Grach and Tatiana Berkul in Moscow, Augustin Dumay in Brussels, Ana Chumachenco in Kronberg.
He has become a recipient of the several international awards and titles – ‘Violinist of the Year’ from the International Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin foundation (USA); ‘Virtuoso award’ from the Italian string society and the Antonio Stradivari foundation; ‘Jean Sibelius birthplace medal’ from J. Sibelius foundation in Hameenlinna, Finland. On the 21st of August 2018 Nikita Boriso-Glebsky was awarded by the rank ‘Honored Artist of the Russian Federation’.
The violinist plays on Matteo Goffriller’s violin from 1720-s.