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Hailed as “a violinist of outstanding technical accomplishment and exceptional musical talent” (Fanfare Magazine), violinist Boris Abramov has established himself in recent years as a young promising artist, performing across the world as a soloist as well as a chamber and orchestral musician. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1989, Mr. Abramov immigrated to Israel in 1990, and began studying the violin at the age of 6 with Stella Zlatkovsky. Since 2001, Mr. Abramov received annual scholarships and prizes from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and was declared second prize winner in Israel’s Rising Star National Music Competition in 2004. Mr. Abramov has been heard on Israeli Radio broadcasts, playing chamber music at the Jerusalem Music Center, and at age 16, served as Concertmaster of the Israel Youth Philharmonic Festival.
At the age of 17, Mr. Abramov continued his studies at the Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University in the United States, where he completed his bachelor's (cum laude), master’s and artist diploma degrees with the renowned violinist and pedagogue Sergiu Schwartz and named three-time Concerto Competition Winner. Since his move to the United States from his native Israel, Mr. Abramov has participated in several music competitions as a soloist, winning several awards at the national and international levels including the National Winner of the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Competition for strings in 2008 in Denver, CO, and a special prize at the 2009 Pablo de Sarasate International Competition in Pamplona, Spain.
Mr. Abramov’s solo career includes appearances with the Jerusalem Festival, Columbus Symphony, Lagrange Symphony, Brevard Symphony, Auburn Symphony and Verde Valley Sinfonietta Orchestras, as well as recitals and concerts in France, Belgium, Estonia, Switzerland, Norway, Russia and the United States. Recent chamber music engagements include performances with the American Chamber Players as well as performances at the Killington and Montecito Music Festivals in Vermont and California, as well as the XX and XXI Homecoming Chamber Music Festival in Russia. Mr. Abramov frequently collaborating with world-renowned performers such as Carmine Miranda, Alexander Kobrin, Anton Dresller, Maxim Rysanov, Roman Mintz, and Wendy Warner.
Boris Abramov's debut album, Mozart-Beethoven Violin and Cello Duets with the renowned cellist, Carmine Miranda was released to critical acclaim by Navona Records and was awarded the Silver Medal at the 2017 Global Music Awards and nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award.
Mr. Abramov served as principal second violinist of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (2014-2023) and currently serves as violin faculty at the Schwob School of Music - Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, and Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.
Johannes Brahms - Horn Trio in E♭ major, Op. 40 / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Piano Quintet in D major (1898)
BORIS ABRAMOV | VIOLIN
INA PETKOVA-APOSTOLOVA | CELLO
ANNE-MARIE CHERRY | HORN
LISA OBERLANDER | CLARINET
ESTHER PARK | PIANO
LEGACY CHAMBER PLAYERS | LEGACY HALL, SCHWOB SCHOOL OF MUSIC - COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY | 29 APR. 2013