Guy Braunstein(Violin)

Violinist and conductor, Guy Braunstein has been playing the violin from the age of six. He studied in his native Israel and later in America under the guide of Chaim Taub and Pinchas Zukerman. Starting at a young age and over the years He has been touring as a soloist with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Semyon Bychkov, Claudio Abbado and Andris Nelsons, to name a few. Mr. Braunstein plays recitals and chamber Music regularly with partners like

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Yefim Bronfman, Emmanuel Ax, Yuja wang, Lang Lang ,Maurizio Pollini,martha Argerich and many more.
In the last decade, Guy has been engaged a lot as a conductor. He has been working on a vast repertoire as a high acclaimed guest conductor and as a principal guest with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra. Among the soloists that performed under him: Magdalena Kozena, Daniel Barenboim and others.
One of his greatest passions is transcribing, arranging and orchestrating master works and presenting them in a different formation.
Both as a violinist and a conductor, Mr. Braunstein has been able to bring to the concert stage a whole new world of repertoire of the great composers, in versions that have never been heard before. These additions for the literature have been met with great enthusiasm among orchestras, musicians and audiences alike.
Between the years 2000-2013, Guy has been the first concertmaster of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
From 2003-2007, he was a Professor of musik in UDK (university of the arts) in Berlin.
In 2006 he took the post of artistic director of the Rolandseck festival, which he led until 2016.
In the present Mr. Braunstein is the music director of the “ClasClas” festival in Galicia, Spain
Guy Braunstein plays a rare violin, built in 1679 by Francesco Ruggeiri In Cremona, Italy.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Chamber Music with Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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