Yury REVICH Biography

Violinist & Composer Yury Revich

"Full-blooded authority, fleet-fingered dexterity, innate musicality, and subst antial accuracy..."
-The Strad-

Austrian violinist and composer Yury Revich won the ECHO Klassik Award, the International Classical Music Award, and his recording of Saint-Georges double concertos was listed on the US Billboard classical charts in 2021. At 18, he had his Carnegie Hall debut alongside Daniil Trifonov and later debuted with Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto at Teatro Alla Scala in Milan. Since then he has been performing at venues such as Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Musikverein, London Cadogan Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Prinzregententheater Munich, Tonhalle Zurich, Leipzig Gewandhaus, BOZAR Brussels and many others.

As a soloist he performed with the La Verdi Milano, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Zagreb Soloists, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Kammerphilharmonie Potsdam, Collegium Musicum Basel, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, he toured with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and worked with conductors such as Mikhail Pletnev, Liana Isakadze, Lionel Cottet, Duncan Ward, Johannes Schlaefli, Yuri Bashmet, etc. As a prize-winning recording artist, he recorded 9 CDs for various labels, including SONY and NAXOS. Among this repertoire are works for violin and orchestra by composers such as Romberg, Doderer, Piazzolla, Saint-Georges, and Vivaldi.

Besides performing many works dedicated to him by composers like Johanna Doderer and Benjamin Rota, Yury is a keen composer. For example, recent premieres were at the World Space Week 2021 and the World Expo in Dubai in 2021.

As a traditionally trained classical musician, it has always been important for Yury to collaborate with artists across the board, within and beyond classical music.

His interest in interdisciplinary and cross-genre collaborations reaches over to contemporary art, dance, literature, and various musical genres. He collaborated with Ute Lemper, Sunnyi Melles, Cornelius Obonya, Christiane Hörbiger, Ramon Vargas, Constantin Luser, Pixie Lott, Arotin and Sergey, Gabriel Prokofiev and Gérard Depardieu. In a more classical setting he performed alongside Paul Badura-Skoda, Sumi Jo, Alexey Igudesman, Ferhan and Ferzan Önder, Angelika Kirchschlager and various others.

Several of the artists mentioned above were guests in his concert series "Friday Nights with Yury Revich, " which he established in 2015.

Born into a musical family of violinists since the 19th Century, Yury started playing the violin at age 5.

For over a decade, advocating for various charitable and philanthropic causes has been vital for him. Among his projects is the Austrian Gala Charity "All for Autism, "which he started in 2015 and advanced to one of Europe's most significant Autism Awareness events. He created and hosted the Dreamland Gala for UNICEF for years.

Since 2021, Yury has been an Honorary Representative of UNICEF Austria. Under the invitation of the Austrian president, Yury performed at, curated, and directed the concert dedicated to the Day of Austria at the 2021/2021 World Expo in Dubai.

He has been featured by Vogue, Forbes Magazine, The Times, ORF, ZDF, Sat1, Puls4, Die Zeit Magazin, etc.

From 2016 till 2022, Yury played on a 1709 Stradivarius; currently, he plays on Guarneri del Gesa on loan from Mr. Lukas Hufnagl.

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