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The Paris Recital

Kirill Troussov, violin
Alexandra Troussova, piano

Release Date: July 14th


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Un poco presto e con sentimento
IV. Presto agitato

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)
Violin Sonata in G Minor, “Devil’s Trill”

Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663-1745)
Chaconne in G Minor (Arr. for Violin & Piano by Ferdinand David)

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
14 Romances, Op. 34: No. 14, Vocalise (Arr. for Violin & Piano by Anonymous)

Kirill Troussov, violin
Alexandra Troussova, piano

Kirill Troussov continues his series of live recordings in partnership with Orchid Classics with this thrilling live recital from the Louvre in Paris, performed with his sister and duo partner Alexandra Troussova. The programme includes the last of Brahms’s violin sonatas, Tartini’s fiendish Devil’s Trill, and Rachmaninoff’s beautiful Vocalise.

Kirill Troussov

Supported and guided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin at a young age, Kirill Troussov is widely recognised as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He works with renowned orchestras and is a regular guest at prestigious festivals and in famous concert halls all over the world.
His celebrated performances have brought him among others to Tonhalle Zürich, Berliner Philharmonie, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Palais des Beaux Arts Brüssel, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, De Doelen, NCPA in Beijing, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid, Verbier Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Festival and Menuhin Festival Gstaad.
His passion for chamber music and friendship connect him to artists like Sol Gabetta, Yuja Wang, Julian Rachlin, Daniel Hope, Joshua Bell, Gautier und Renaud Capucon, Natalia Gutman, Christian Zacharias, Yuri Bashmet, Mischa Maisky and Julia Fischer.
Kirill Troussov regularly gives master classes at the Mozarteum Salzburg, European Music Intstitute Vienna, in Cremona, Milan, Madrid, Dublin, Berlin, Munich, Oslo, Budapest, USA and Hong Kong.
He is frequently invited as a jury member to international violin competitions, among them the “Schoenfeld International String Competition” and “Ysaÿe International Music Competition”.
Since 2021 Kirill Troussov has been Chairman and Artistic Director of the “Hong Kong International Young Musicians Competition”.
Kirill Troussov plays the Antonio Stradivari violin “Brodsky” of 1702, which was played by the violinist Adolph Brodsky to perform the world premiere of Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto on December 4th 1881.
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Alexandra Troussova

In the course of her international career Alexandra Troussova has worked with conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Sir Neville Marriner, Antoni Witt, Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach, Walter Weller, Gerd Albrecht, Joseph Suk, Kaspar Zendner, Arie van Beek, Wolfgang Gönnenwein and Michel Tilkin.
Her successful performances brought her to renowned concert halls such as the Konzerthaus Berlin, Prinzregententheater München, Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Opéra de Lyon, Tonhalle Zürich, Gulbenkian Foundation Lissabon, Opéra de Monte Carlo, Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles and Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid.
She is regularly invited to prestigious international music festivals, among others to the Verbier Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Festival Carinthischer Sommer, Saint-Denis Festival, Festival La Folle Journée, Festival de musique de Sully, Festival Piano aux Jacobins, Festival Piano à Auxerre, Festival Saint-Riquier, Festival Septembre musical, Florilegio Musical Salmantino, Al Bustan Festival, Festival de Lanaudière, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspielen and Klavierfestival Ruhr.
As a chamber musician she collaborates with a variety of artists including Frans Helmerson, Sarah Chang, Alexander Knjasev, David Guerrier, Benedict Kloeckner and Nils Mönkemeyer.
Alexandra Troussova is celebrating worldwide success in the Duo with her brother, the violinist Kirill Troussov. Both living in Munich, the siblings are recognizes as one of the few Siblings-Duos of world clas calibre.
Their common recordings – among others for EMI Classics – have been widely hailed by the international press and given many international awards.
The recent CDs “Emotions” (Dabringhaus und Grimm) and „Memories“ (Dabringaus und Grimm) of the Siblings-Duo, have been internationally praised, among others by “Süddeutsche Zeitung” in Germany and the french music magazine „Diapason“.
She studied with James Tocco, Dimitri Bashkirov, Vadim Suchanov and Alfredo Perl.
Numerous radio recordings and television broadcasts in Germany, France, Belgium and USA show Alexandra Troussova’s pianistic versatility.

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