Aleksey Igudesman

Igudes­man was born in St. Peters­burg, Rus­sia and stud­ied with Bor­is Kuschnr from 1989 to 1998. He has sev­er­al books pub­lished by Uni­ver­sal Edi­tion, includ­ing Style Workout, The Catch­scratch Book and Pigs Can Fly. He has pub­lished two viol­in son­atas, the second ded­ic­ated to Juli­an Rach­lin.

In Viol­ins of the World, Igudes­man per­formed his viol­in duets with Gidon Kre­mer, Juli­an Rach­lin, Jan­ine Jansen, Pavel Ver­nikov and Alex­an­dra Sou­mm. This pro­ject also fea­tured Igudesman’s poetry, recited by Sir Roger Moore.

Aleksey Igudesman’s com­pos­i­tions have been per­formed world­wide by soloists, ensembles and orches­tras, often with Igudes­man as a solo violinist/conductor, includ­ing Krem­erata Balt­ica, Lucerne Sym­phony Orches­tra, Vir­tu­osi Italiani, Tonkünst­ler Orches­tra and many oth­ers. His col­lab­or­a­tion with the film com­poser Hans Zim­mer for the most recent Sher­lock Holmes movie was nom­in­ated for the Oscar for best soundtrack of 2010.

Videos

Riverdancing Violinist

I will survive (together with Kremerata Baltica)


Website

Offi­cial Web­site of Aleksey Igudes­man
Igudes­man and Joo

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