Recognized for his intense richness of tone, remarkable technique and exceptional musicality, the Russian- born violinist Artur Kaganovskiy was discovered at the age of six and mentored by the renowned violinist Isaac Stern.
A graduate of The Juilliard School, his primary teachers include Grigory Kalinovsky, Lewis Kaplan and Masao Kawasaki. First prize winner of the Waldo de Mayo International Violin Competition and recipient of the Fritz Kreisler and Joseph Fuchs scholarship awards at The Juilliard School, Artur Kaganovskiy made his Carnegie Hall debut at the Stern Auditorium in 2007, performing Elgar’s Violin Concerto with conductor David Gilbert and members of the New York Philharmonic. Since then, his solo engagements have taken him throughout Europe, North and South Americas and China, collaborating with orchestras including the Napa Valley Symphony, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra , The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Serbian National Philharmonic, Transylvania Philharmonic Orchestra, The National Chamber Orchestra of Moldova, Oradea Philharmonic Orchestra, Csik Chamber Orchestra and the Salzburg Chamber Soloists amongst others.
As a chamber musician he has collaborated with such artists as Pinchas Zukerman, Grigory Kalinovsky, Zachar Bron, Joseph Silverstein and Michael Tree.
His recordings of the Brahms and Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos, recorded with the National Symphony of Ukraine was released by Centaur Records in 2018, the same label on which his Schubert Sonatinas Album for violin and piano with pianist Attila Székely will be released in Spring 2020; as well as David Chesky’s Joy and Sorrow Album including his Third Violn Concerto and other pieces for violin and orchestra.
Highlights of his recent performances include performing James Newton Howard’s music for violin and orchestra with the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra at Palacio Eskalduna with James Newton Howard conducting and a Spanish tour with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, performing Bach’s Double Concerto with acclaimed violinist Schlomo Mintz.
Since 2018, Artur Kaganovskiy was named the Music Director and Principle Conductor of the Csík Chamber Orchestra in Transylvania, Romania.
Besides his extensive career as a violin soloist and conductor Mr. Kaganovskiy has taught masterclasses at IKSEV Foundation for Arts in Izmir, Turkey; ESRA Foundation program in Budapest, Frost School of Music at Miami State University, USA; Guadalajara University, Mexico and in his free time makes violins, many of which are used by concertising professionals.
Mr. Kaganovskiy alternatively performs on the “Rogge” 1730 Pietro Guarneri of Venice violin and on his 1725 Carlo Antonio Testore “Ex-V.Pikayzen” violin.