Kirill Troussov (18 years old) plays Paganini Caprice 24, LIVE(1999)
Kirill Troussov gained international fame 2009 in Paris, when he stood in for Gidon Kremer in a performance with the Orchestre National de France directed by Daniele Gatti at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées broadcast live by Radio France. The reactions of audience and critics were equally enthusiastic. Kirill Troussov is regularly engaged as a soloist, chamber musician at the Verbier Festival, the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele and the Kronberg Academy where he also gives materclasses. Born in St. Petersburg in 1982, Kirill Troussov took his first violin lessons at the Rimsky-Korsakov-Conservatory at the age of four. He made his debut at the age of six in the St. Petersburg Philharmonie. A year later he was invited to perform with the Russian National Orchestra under the direction of Arnold Katz in Moscow. He studied with Zakhar Bron and Christoph Poppen. His artistic career was accompanied by mentors like Igor Oistrakh and Lord Yehudi Menuhin. Kirill Troussov plays the Antonio Stradivari “Brodsky” (1702), on which Adolph Brodsky performed the world premiere of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto on 4th December 1879.