Maxim Rysanov
Maxim Rysanov, Viola

Maxim Rysanov is a winner of several major international awards, including the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, the Guildhall Gold Medal, Valentino Bucchi International Viola Competition and most recently Geneva International Competition.

He is regularly invited to perform as a soloist and chamber musician in the UK and abroad and has been a guest at many prestigious festivals including Lockenhaus, Cheltenham, Spitalfields, Newbury, Aldeburgh and Brighton. He works regularly with Gidon Kremer, Maxim Vengerov, Janine Jansen, Julian Rachlin, Mischa Maisky, Viktoria Mullova, Marc-Andre Hamelin, ASCH Trio and Razumovsky Ensemble.

This season he has appeared at the Bergen Festival, Utrecht Festival, West Cork Chamber Festival, and Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival in Dubrovnik, where he performed Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins along other stars - Jansen, Rachlin and Vengerov. Since 2005, Maxim is a member of the renowned chamber music series, Spectrum Concerts Berlin, which takes place in the Kammermusik saal of the Berlin Philharmonie.

Maxim is delighted to have a Giuseppe Guadagnini (1780) viola on extended loan from an anonymous donor.

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