Kirill Troussov

  • Violin
Mentored by Sir Yehudi Menuhin from an early age, Kirill Troussov is now seen as one of the leading violinists of his generation. The international press describes his style as a combination of “...impressive elegance, flawless technique, exceptional musical sensitivity and sonorities of pure beauty...”. Kirill Troussov is a regular guest at prestigious concert halls and renowned international music festivals around the world. He has worked with orchestras such as Staatskapelle Berlin, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre National de France, Baden-Baden Radio Symphony Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. He has performed in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, NCPA in Beijing, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid.

His international awards include the European Cultural Prize “Pro-Europa”, the Davidoff Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the International Yamaha Prize and the Reuters Prize of the Verbier Festival. Kirill Troussov regularly gives master classes at the Mozarteum Salzburg, the European Music Institute in Vienna, in Cremona, Milan, Madrid, Dublin, Berlin, Munich, Oslo, Budapest, USA and Hong Kong. Kirill Troussov's recordings - for EMI Classics, Warner Classics, Dabringhaus und Grimm, Naxos and Farao Classics, among others - have been repeatedly awarded prizes by the international press. His most recent CDs, “Emotions” (MDG) and “Memories” (MDG), have been highly praised by the international press and the public - among others by the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” and the French music magazine “Diapason”. Kirill Troussov plays the 1702 Antonio Stradivari “Brodsky” violin, used by violinist Adolph Brodsky to give a world premiere performance of Tchaikovsky's violin concerto on the 4th of December 1881.