Teo Gertler Slovakia ← Back to list
Teo Gertler has recently turned 12, but he is already a laureate of numerous major international competitions. In his 8 years of age and debut appearance, he won the second prize in the 17th International Competition of Young Violinists „Nutcracker“ in Moscow in 2016. In 2018 Teo has been awarded Grand Prix at the XIV. International Competition of Young Violinists in Honour of Karol Lipinski and Henryk Wieniawski in Lublin, Poland in the junior category (under age 17) and more recently in 2019 a Grand Prix in the 9th International Competition for Young Violinists in Novosibirsk, Russia.
Teo has performed in number of big stage solo concerts with world’s finest orchestras, including Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer, Moscow Academic Orchestra conducted by Ayyub Guliyev, Hungarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Adam Medveczky, or Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gergely Duboczky.
As a soloist Teo was also invited to perform at festivals in several occasions. In 2019, he performed at the Musical Olympus Festival with St. Petersburg State Academic Capella conducted by Alexander Chernushenko, or at the closing gala concert of Interlaken Classics Festival with Zakhar Bron Festival Orchestra, conducted by Zakhar Bron. Besides multiple recitals and appearances across Europe, Teo performed as a soloist at multiple big stages as for instance in Rudolfinum in Prague, Philharmonic Hall Brno, Berliner Dome, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Kursaal in Interlaken, St Petersburg State Capella Hall, Lincoln Center in New York and many others. His engagements also include a vivid cooperation with Sinfonietta Zilina and conductor Leoš Svárovský.
In 2019, following several musical projects with maestro Placido Domingo, Teo was also invited by maestro Andrea Bocelli to perform as a quest at his concerts in Budapest.