Feted for his effortless renditions of the usually difficult – from Paganini and Locatelli to Brett Dean – Ilya Gringolts’ performances and recordings have set up him as a single of the quintessential violin virtuosi of our time.

He has executed as soloist with the world’s leading orchestras, including a modern collaboration with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

As component of Melbourne Recital Centre’s freshly set up Intercontinental Classics series, previously Good Performers, Gringolts joins pianist Aura Go for the initial time since collaborating at the 2016 Kuhmo Chamber New music Competition in Finland.

Their shared passion for modern tunes unites them here in the Australian premiere of fashionable grasp Wolfgang Rihm’s Phantom und Eskapade, focused to Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Rihm’s invocation of the fantastical alludes to the Schumann sonata and its preoccupations with creativeness and fantasy. The Mozart sonata will unveil the crystalline sounds of Gringolts’ Stradivarius violin.

Australian music, arts and lifestyle magazine, Limelight, reported, “it’s challenging to think about a a lot more total violinist than Ilya Gringolts,” although major German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, lauded the virtuoso by exclaiming, “one can hardly perform the violin more expressively and uncompromisingly than Gringolts”.

Intimate, transferring and awe-inspiring, the Global Classics live performance working experience provides audiences the opportunity to witness the powerful virtuosity of artists from across the globe as they accomplish a curated system of music in an award-winning venue specifically designed for classical songs to soar.

“In this sequence we showcase an remarkable lineup of musicians from all over the world, who make the most personal recital into epic reminiscences,” director of programming Marshall McGuire said.

“These are artists at the top rated of their recreation, delighting and inspiring audiences in great venues of the entire world. There’s no magic at operate here – it is basically incredible artists getting a discussion with an viewers, in Australia’s ideal recital venue.” •

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