Alexander Sitkovetsky Violin

Sitkovetsky’s performance was brilliantly fiery and energetic" The Guardian Sitkovetsky has a terrific technique to be sure, but his confident, entirely natural musicianship, is what sets him apart from the crowd.The Gramophone Mr Sitkovetsky poured his warm tone into the music's soaring phrases, managing to sustain its impassioned lyricism and preserve its broad arcs of soundNew York Times An incandescent bow, a vertiginous left hand, heroic attacks: Sitkovestsky doesn't read he takes the assault; he doesn't play, he sets fire to this warhorse of the repertoireDernieres Nouvelles d'Alsace Star of the New CenturyThe Strad

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Leading/Directing with the Arctic Symphony and Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Alexander will make his debuts directing the Arctic Symphony with a program to include Arvo Part’s Fratres, Panufnik’s Violin Concerto and Shostakovich’s 8th Quartet. And a few weeks later, he will direct the Amsterdam Sinfonietta in a tour across the Netherlands with a program including works by Kurtag, Dohnanyi and the Oliver Mustonen Concerto for Three violins and String Orchestra together with Rosanne Phillipens and Maria Milstein. All details can be found on the Concerts page here.

Professorship at the Zurich Hochschule

From September 2017, Alexander will be a Professor at the Zurich University of the Arts in Switzerland. This is in addition to his positions as professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and the Royal Academy of Music in London. You can find out all the information on the new Teaching page.

Busy Summer

After touring the next three weeks in Australia with the Sitkovetsky Piano Trio click for details, Alexander will appear at the Verbier, Menton, Rheingau and Moritzburg Festivals as well as performing with the Ensemble Raro in concerts in Geneva and Zurich. All details on the Concerts page.

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