Guest Artist Highlight

Alissa Margulis

Alissa Margulis is an enthusiastic chamber music player and collaborates with artists such as Martha Argerich, Yuri Bashmet, Julian Steckel, Ivry Gitlis, Gidon Kremer, Mischa Maisky, Lilya Zilberstein, Paul Badura-Skoda and Polina Leschenko.

She further appeared at Festivals as the Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival, the Wiener Festwochen, Lockenhaus, the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, in Davos, Tours, Schleswig-Holstein, Verbier or the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, among others. Every year since 2005 Alissa Margulis has been invited to perform at Martha Argerich’s “Progetto” in Lugano.

During the 2012/2013 season Alissa Margulis will play concerts at the Philharmonie Essen, in Tokyo or in Guebwiller, appear with the World Youth Orchestra in Rome, Orchestre Philharmonique de Lorraine, the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival in South Africa. Further Alissa Margulis will be touring in Japan with her brother Jury Margulis and in Sweden with the Camerata Nordica in February 2013 as well as give her debut at the Enescu Festival in Bucharest in September. She will perform chambermusic at Lars Vogt’s “Spannungen” Festival in Heimbach as well as appear with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana Lugano performing the Violin Concert of Alexander Glazunov under the baton of Alexander Verdernikov, which will be recorded as well for CD (Avanti Classics).

Alissa Margulis will be performing this evening with her brother, our very own, Jura Margulis.  The concert will be held in Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at 8:00 pm.