Professor of Violin
at the École Normale de Musique de Paris
Born in Ukraine, Alexandre Brussilovsky completed his musical education at the Moscow Conservatoire under Yuri Yankelevitch, Maya Glezarova, Felix Andrievsky and Leonid Kogan. He won top prizes at several international competitions, including the Grand Prix at the International Prague Competition in 1969, and the Grand Prix and Albert Roussel Special Prize at the Jacques Thibaud Competition in 1975. In 1985, after having been prohibited from performing abroad for eight years, Brussilovsky was able to leave the USSR and establish his residency in France. He rebuilt his career, dividing his time between concert performances and teaching. At the same time, his dream of having his own ensemble came true on the creation of the Ensemble Ricercata de Paris.
Alexandre Brussilovsky has played in the most prestigious concert halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, Bolchoi Hall at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, South Bank Centre in London…) with renowned artists such as Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Emmanuel Krivine, Misha Maisky, Maurice André, Paul Meyer, François Salque, Marielle Nordmann, Volodymyr Vynnytsky, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Patrick Gallois, Zhu Xiao-Mei, Nathaniel Rosen, Suren Bagratuni, Paul Neubaur, Bion Tsang, Vladimir Feltsman, Gary Hoffmann, Eduard Brunner, Kun-Woo Paik, Neeme Jarvi, Jean-Kacques Kantorow, Francoise Pollet, Natalia Gutman, Boris Berezovsky, the Lindsays and Fine Arts Quartet…
As an international soloist, Alexandre Brussilovsky is invited to give master-classes at the Yehudi Menuhin School (England), the School of Music in Bloomington (Indiana University), the Longhy School of Music in Boston and the Alfred Schnittke Academy in Hamburg (Germany).
He also participates in numerous festivals and summer academies, such as those in Geneva, Nice, Les Arcs, Prades and New York, at the University of Montreal and the festival of the Chaise Dieu… Alexandre Brussilovsky is the artistic director of the French Music Festival Pont Alexandre III in Moscow, Lviv (Ukaine), Hamburg (Germany) and Russian Music Festival in France. He is also artistic director of the Suoni e Colori recording label. Alexandre Brussilovsky is the founder and the president of the jury at the Yuri Yankelevitch International Violin Competition at Omsk Russia since 2009.