Mikhaïl Bezverkhny
violin | Russian Federation, °1947
 
VIOLIN 1976 : First Prize
Mikhail Bezverkhny, violinist, painter, actor and composer was born in Leningrad (USSR). Forging an impressive career as a solo violinist, he has made numerous international tours and is laureate and prize winner of various international competitions. In 1976, he won the Queen Elisabeth Competition, during a time in which he was free to travel outside the USSR. Even though he made numerous concert tours and performances within the USSR, he was prevented from travelling for longer periods in and out of the West starting in 1978. After the Fall of the Wall in 1989, he settled permanently in Belgium. He has been a member of the Shostakovich Trio and now is part of the Rosetta Ensemble. Mikhail Bezverkhny teaches at the Ghent Music Conservatory.
In addition to the numerous recordings he has made for such labels as Melodya , Pavane, La Campanella he has also earned his spurs as a conductor, actor and composer of soundtracks, among other types of music. His soundtrack for the production of Suite Gambrinus won the first Prize during the International Film Festival of Valencia in 1992.
Mikhail Bezverkhny studied art for 14 years under Vladimir Rajkov, a student of Robert Falk. He has exhibitions in several countries and in private collections. His latest achievement is the acquisition by the Raccolta Lercaro, museum of modern art Bologna/Italy, of three of his paintings by in 2011.
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Program
Final (29/05/1976)
Jacqueline Fontyn Concerto
Dmitri Tzyganov 24 Preludes op. 34 (after D. Shostakovich)
Camille Saint-Saëns Concerto n. 3 in B minor op. 61
Mikhaïl Bezverkhny, violin
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Georges Octors
Semi-final (13/05/1976)
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in G major op. 27/5
Franklin Gyselynck Ballade
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 3 in G major KV 216
Henryk Wieniawski Polonaise brillante n. 2 in A major op. 21
Mikhaïl Bezverkhny, violin
Relive the performances of Piano 2021
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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