Perlman Music Program Virtual Recital on Thursday, May 13
The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast’s PMP Alumni: At Home free virtual recital featuring violinist and PMP alumn Ilya Gringolts will be released on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:00am.
Ilya Gringolts first joined the The Perlman Music Program as a Summer Music School student in 1998. He is first violinist of the Gringolts Quartet, which he founded in 2008. In the summer of 2020, along with Ilan Volkov, Ilya co-founded the I&I Foundation to promote contemporary music and grant new commissions to young composers. Ilya was named a BBC New Generation Artist at the outset of his career.
In 1998, he won the International Violin Competition Premio Paganini, and still stands as the youngest winner in the competition’s history. After studying violin and composition in St. Petersburg, Ilya studied with Itzhak Perlman at the Juilliard School of Music. llya holds faculty positions at the Zurich University of the Arts, and the renowned Accademia Chigiana in Siena in 2021. Ilya performs on a Stradivari 1718 “ex-Prové” violin.
For Ilya Gringolt’s complete bio, click here. A headshot is attached.
About The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast
The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast cultivates audiences of all ages through classical music performances and education outreach programs, including hosting the annual Perlman Music Program Winter Residency on the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Campus, PMP Alumni: Around Town, PMP Alumni: At Home, and PMP Alumni: In Schools. Through its relationship with PMP, founded by Toby Perlman, and with a world-renowned faculty, including internationally-acclaimed violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman, Perlman Suncoast offers the public the unique opportunity to witness the talent and spirit of extraordinarily gifted and promising young string students and accomplished graduates.
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