Alexander Sitkovstsky

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Heard On Midday Classics with Norman Gilliland

Norman talks with British violinist Alexander Sitkovstsky who played with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on Friday, February 24th at 8 pm in the Capitol Theater in Madison. His performance included Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major.

Sitkovetsky was born in Moscow in 1983 into a family with an established musical tradition. At the age of eight he was invited to become a pupil at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England studying the violin with Natasha Boyarsky. In 1996, Alexander played Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in Budapest with Menuhin conducting.

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