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Volodja Balzalorsky

Rank #1 Ljubljana, SI Classical / contemporary / avant-garde
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Label: Cantabel Productions / Eroica Classical Recordings, Spectrum Music (Društvo Spektrum)

Manager: Cantabel Productions

Bio: Volodja Balzalorsky from Ljubljana, Slovenia, is an multiple award winning violinist. He was recently awarded with The Hollywood Music in Media Award - Best Classical.
Numerous highly praised concerts, broadcasts, CD and TV recordings in various countries have established his reputation as an art... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: ♫ Today: Tallinn, Estonia - Aug 26 at Amael Piano Trio & Johanna Vahermägi, viola @ Tallinn Chamber Music Festiva... http://t.co/vIBBDhZmzC

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    Debussy, Janáček,... Released on Dec 15, 2013
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    Romantic Violin Sonatas -... Released on Nov 15, 2013
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    Live at the Festival... Released on Jul 2, 2010
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    Live in Maribor: Live... Released on May 7, 2010
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    Live in Belgrade: Live... Released on Feb 26, 2010
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  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist) Chuck Brunicardi
    Greetings from LA Volodja. Enjoying your exquisite violin on Debussy. Bravo!
  • Milt Gore (Artist) Milt Gore
    Hi Volodja, Just stopping by your page to say hello, and listen to your wonderful music. I hope all is well! Milt
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    Your music is wonderful. Thank you for sharing with us. Such an inspiration and joy to hear.
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    Versuchsanordnung love!!! your experimental music! Best wishes from Cologne/Germany!
  • Marcus LeBlanc (Artist) Marcus LeBlanc
    Love the classics and glad you are keeping them alive with your amazing talent...
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Q: How long have you been playing the violin? You are an extraordinary talent. I thoroughly enjoy listening to your performances.
A: First of all thank you for your nice comments. In the beginning, my way to become classical violinist was not conventional. I started to play the violin when I was 9. Four years later I was listening to bands like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Santana, and Frank Zappa just to name a few. Then more and more jazz like Miles Davies, Herbie Hancock, Modern Jazz Quartet, Weather Report, Wayne Shorter, Keith Jarrett, Grapelli, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Art Tatum, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Jean Luc Ponty. In 1969, I got the LP by The Flock with the violinist Jerry Goodman. I was so impressed with the band and this way of violin playing, that I began to practice violin more. So I came slowly to the decision of being a professional musician. The classical music became more and more important later - especially chamber music of all epochs. As a student, I began to listen a lot the violin players like David Oistrakh, Jasha Heifetz, Isaac Stern, Yehudi Menuhin, Fritz Kreisler and Misha Elman. I began to perform professionally in the year 1979. Please read more in my Interview for Spinner.com - Question: How did you get started performing? http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/13/volodja-balzalorsky-interview-sxsw-2010/

Asked by Milt Gore. Answered on Sat Sep 08 2012

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