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Nikita Boriso-Glebsky — Middle East Classical Music Academy

Nikita Boriso-Glebsky’s career was launched in 2007 when he won the II prize and five special prizes in the XIII International Tchaikovsky Competition.

His victory at the Sibelius Competition in Helsinki in 2010 became significant for the violinist. Since then, he has become a welcome guest in Finland – he regularly performs with all the major orchestras: Finnish Radio Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra and Kuopio City Orchestra.

In 2010, Nikita became the I prize laureate of the Fritz Kreisler International Competition in Vienna. In recent years he has performed at Wiener Konzerthaus with Nikolai Lugansky, Narek Hakhnazaryan and Maxim Rysanov that was highly acclaimed and since the season 22/23 he has become a resident of the Wiener Konzerthaus presenting a chamber music subscription in a trio with Narek Hakhnazaryan and Georgy Tchaidze. He performs regularly in Graz and Linz as well.

The victories in the international competitions in Monaco, Brussels and Montreal opened additional opportunities for Nikita such as invitations to the best concert halls of the world and performances with the leading orchestras. The violinist collaborates with Sakari Oramo, Vasily Sinaisky, Dima Slobodeniouk, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Klaus Mäkelä, Mao Fujita and others.

Nikita’s 2023/2024 season is rich in debuts – for the first time he will go on stage of the Carnegie Hall and Fisher Center, perform with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester, Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, and Orquestra Sinfonica de Tenerife. In September 2023, Nikita and Georgy Tchaidze embarked on a tour in China, which includes 9 concerts, with a recital at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center as a final.

In 2019, Nikita was the first to record the previously unknown concert by Eugène Ysaÿe together with the Liege Philharmonic Orchestra and Jean-Jacques Kantorov. “A Tribute to Ysaÿe” CD, with the participation of Renaud Capuçon, Henri Demarquette, Pavel Kolesnikov, Stéphane Denève, was awarded the Diapason d’Or.

Nikita Boriso-Glebsky's repertoire includes music by contemporary authors and composers of the 20th century. He is the first performer of several compositions by Rodion Shchedrin, Alexander Tchaikovsky and Kuzma Bodrov.

He plays the violin created by the Austrian master Martin Schwalb in 2020 on the model of the Guarneri del Gesù "Ole Bull" violin from 1744.

Nikita Boriso-Glebsky was born in 1985 in Volgodonsk. He graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory and got the doctoral degree (class of Professor Eduard Grach and Associate Professor Tatiana Berkul), then he was improving his skills under the guidance of Augustin Dumay in Brussels and Anna Chumachenko in Kronberg.

“Boriso-Glebsky is an astounding instrumentalist,
with a prodigious technical armoury and an uncompromising artistic vision”.

— Weekend Special

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