At only 25 years of age, violinist Yury Revich is already a multi-faceted artist of incredible
depth and maturity. Winner of an ECHO Klassik 2016 “Newcomer of the Year” award,
“Young Artist of the Year 2015” at the International Classical Music Awards and “Young
Musician of the Year” by the Beethoven Center Vienna, he is one of the most expressive
and versatile musicians of his generation.
Yury made his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2009 and La Scala in 2013 and his concerts
since then have included performances at the Berlin Philharmonie, Berlin Konzerthaus,
Vienna Musikverein, Zurich Tonhalle, Vienna Konzerthaus, Leipzig Gewandhaus and
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall Moscow amongst many others while his recordings to date are
featured on labels such as Sony Classical and Odradek as well as a recording with ARS
records for which he won his ECHO Klassik Award.
An artist of immense diversity, Yury enjoys a wide range of musical interests. As an avid
interpreter of Baroque, he frequently collaborates with harpsichordist Olga Fillipova, and
is a dedicated chamber musician having collaborated with renowned artists such as Daniil
Trifonov. During his studies at the Vienna Conservatory, Yury founded the quartet
“Quatuor du Soleil” whose performances encompass music from the Baroque through to
contemporary works. He also lives out his creativity in the medium of film and has studied
directing, acting and already produced a short film of his own.
2015 saw the launch of Yury’s new international concert cycle in Vienna entitled “Friday
Nights with Yury Revich” with artists such as Paul Badura-Skoda and Alexey Igudesman
and many other celebrity appearances. He has also created and curated his own concert
and art series at the Belvedere in Vienna titled “Kunst & Klassik, kuratiert von Yury Revich”
In addition to his performances, Yury is a passionate advocate for many charitable and
philanthropic causes. He organized a concert in Vienna in 2011 for the victims of the
Japanese tsunami, as well as the First Austrian Gala Charity “All for Autism” in 2015.
Born into a musical family, Yury started playing the violin at age 5. At the age of 7, he
entered the Central Music Academy of the Moscow Conservatory as a student of Galina
Turchaninova. Between 2005 and 2009, he studied under Viktor Pikaizen before moving
to the Vienna Conservatory in 2009, where he currently studies with Pavel Vernikov. He
is an Ambassador for the Amadeus Vienna International School and Music Director for
the Beethoven Centre Vienna and is also a professor at the WOM academy in Santander,
which is a unique organisation that aims to promote classical music as a basis for
generating musical and cultural excellence throughout Spain.
Yury plays on a 1709 Stradivarius, generously loaned to him by the Goh Family