Nikita Boriso-Glebsky


Headshots by Marco Borggreve, outdoor photo by Pyotr Titarenko

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Nikita Boriso-Glebsky was invited to record Eugène Ysaÿe’s recently discovered concerto in D Minor with Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège for the 2019 album A Tribute to Ysaÿe. The recording has been awarded the prestigious Diapason d’Or award. He is giving the premiere of this work at the Fisher Center at Bard and Carnegie Hall with The Orchestra Now under the baton of Leon Botstein. This concert will be the young violinist’s Carnegie Hall debut.

The current season includes concerts with Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester, Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica de Tenerife, and other ensembles. In past seasons, Mr. Boriso-Glebsky has collaborated with conductors including Klaus Mäkelä, David Afkam, Sakari Oramo, Hannu Lintu, Vasily Sinaisky, Dima Slobodenyuk, Vladimir Fedoseev, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Marta Gardolinska, Christopher Warren-Green, and Jaime Martin. His chamber music partners include Denis Kozhukhin, Dmitry Masleev, Zlatomir Fung, and Georgy Tchaidze, with whom he recently embarked on a 9-concert tour of China, culminating with a recital at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. Memorable festival appearances include Salzburg, Rheingau, and Stars of the White Nights, as well as the Beethovenfest Bonn and “La Folle Journee” in Nantes, Tokyo and Yekaterinburg.

Mr. Boriso-Glebsky is the first performer of several compositions by Rodion Shchedrin, Alexander Tchaikovsky, and Kuzma Bodrov. In addition to A Tribute to Ysaÿe, he has recorded an anthology of Nikolai Medtner’s works for violin and piano with Ekaterina Derzhavina (Profil, 2018) as well as Symphonie Espagnole with Sinfonia Varsovia and Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 96, No. 10 with Dana Protopopescu (Queen Elisabeth Competition label, 2021 and 2009). He took First Prizes at the Kreisler Competitions in Vienna and the Sibelius Competition in Helsinki in 2010, and the Grand Prix at the Monte Carlo Violin Masters competition in Monaco in 2013. He won the Violinist of the Year award from the International Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin Foundation (USA), the Virtuoso Prize of the Italian Academy of String Instruments and the Antonio Stradivari Society (Cremona), and the Jan Sibelius Medal from the Sibelius Foundation in Finland. In 2010, the Russian newspaper Musical Review declared him Person of the Year.

Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performed with The Orchestra Now on May 4, 5 & 8, 2024. 

Bio: Jan 2024