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Nikolaj Znaider ([portrait of nikolaj znaider])

Nikolaj Znaider

Celebrated as one of the foremost violinists of today, Nikolaj Znaider is regularly invited to work with  the world's leading orchestras including, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Symphony, and enjoys artistic collaborations with acclaimed conductors including Barenboim, Chung, Sir Colin Davis, von Dohnanyi,  Dutoit, Gergiev, Jansons, Maazel, Masur, Mehta, Rostropovich, Temirkanov and Thielemann. Born in Denmark to Polish-Israeli parents, Znaider studied with  the eminent Russian pedagogue Boris Kushnir .  A keen recitalist and chamber musician, Znaider has shared the stage with the foremost artists of today such as Daniel Barenboim, Leif Ove Andsnes, Yuri Bashmet, Yefim Bronfman, Lynn Harrell, Lang Lang and Pinchas Zukerman.  His recent project, recording the complete Piano Trios of Mozart with Barenboim and Zlotnikov has just been released on EMI Classics.

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