Vladimir Mendelssohn

The descendant of a prominent musical family, Vladimir Mendelssohn has appeared throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, com- poser and arranger. He has made numerous recordings for a variety of labels and is constantly in great demand at countless international festi- vals, performing with the world’s finest musicians.Mendelssohn’s engagements have taken him to the US, al- most every country in Europe, Russia, Israel, Tunisia, Ja- pan, South Korea, Hong Kong and South America. He has performed in renowned concert halls such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Paris’ Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Sal- le Gaveau, Berliner Philharmonie, Munich’s Herculessaal, London’s Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertge-

bouw Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein, Moscow Conservatory, Zurich’s Tonhalle, and Philharmonie Bucharest. A prolific composer, he has produced works for solo instruments, mixed choir, chamber music, symphony and chamber orchestra. He has also composed music for ballet, stage and screen. Since 2005, Mendelssohn has assumed the role of Artistic Director at the celebrated Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Finland. A sought-after teacher, Mendelssohn is professor of chamber music at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, and also teaches in The Hague, Essen and Bologna. He is constantly being invited across the world to give master classes.