Grigory Kalinovsky (USA)
has performed at some of the world’s major venues, from all three stages of Carnegie Hall in New York to Musikhalle Grosser Saal in Hamburg, collaborating in chamber music concerts with Pinchas Zukerman, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Ralph Kirshbaum, Miriam Fried, Dora Schwarzberg, and Paul Coletti, among others. He has taught at many music festivals, including Zukerman’s Young Artists Program, Heifetz Institute, Bowdoin, Summit Music Festival, Pavel Vernikov’s “Il Violino Magico”, and Manhattan in the Mountains, where he was a founding artistic co-director. He gave masterclasses at major conservatories across the US, Europe, Asia, and in Israel. Recordings include a critically acclaimed Centaur disk with pianist Tatiana Goncharova featuring Shostakovich’s Violin Sonata and Twenty-Four Preludes, and an upcoming March 2017 Naxos release of the complete Weinberg Sonatas for violin and piano. He studied with Tatiana Liberova in St. Petersburg, graduated from Pinchas Zukerman’s Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music, later serving on the school’s faculty. Currently he is the Starling Professor of Violin at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.