Alexis Galperine France ← Back to list
Dates of masterclasses: 17 - 24 April 2021
Born in Paris, Galpérine studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and the Juilliard School in New-York. His principal masters were Roland Charmy, Ivan Galamian and Henryk Szeryng. He was laureate of the "Carl Flesch" (London) and "Paganini" (Genoa) competitions and First Prize in the Belgrade Competition. He was awarded the Winner of the SACEM Georges Enesco prize. He also holds a degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne.
Galpérine was a soloist for the Orchestre Lamoureux, the Orchestre Mondial des Jeunesses Musicales, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sofia soloists, the American Chamber Orchestra and chamber orchestras from Belgrade, Tuscany, Bratislava, Cologne etc. He played notably under the direction of Manuel Rosenthal, Michel Tabachnik, Antoni Ros-Marbà, Bruno Mantovani, Paul Méfano, Charles Groves, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Marcello Viotti, Patrice Fontanarosa, Pierre Roullier, Philippe Bernold.
As a chamber musician, he performed at the Library of Congress Summer Festival of Washington DC Musicades de Lyon, the Festival des Arcs [fr], the Nancyphonies [fr], at the Asolo, Siena and Cremona festivals, and in the Radio France concert series. He is a founding member of the American Chamber Player]an ensemble that was in residence at the Library of Congress during ten years. He has given hundreds of concerts for chamber music societies in the United States and Canada. In France, he is a permanent guest artist of the Ensemble Stanislas de Nancy.
Galpérine has premiered more than a hundred works, notably with the ensembles 2e2m and Musicavanti. He is a dedicatee of a great number of pieces. (Paul Méfano's Alone, Laurent Martin's Légendes (concerto for violin, wind and choir), Yassen Vodenitcharov’s concerto, Frédérik Martin's and Roger Boutry's sonatas, Olivier Greif's Adagio, Carlos Roqué Alsina's Belgirate, and Édouard Souberbielle's quartet).
Galperine also worked for the cinema, and composed some pieces for the theater. ( He worked with Coline Serreau, Benno Besson, Manuel Poirier…).
Galperine has published more than sixty recondings.
An academic at the Conservatoire de Paris (violin and pedagogy) and the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau, he sits on the juries of international competitions (president of the Ginette Neveu competition in 2013) and gives masterclasses in France and abroad. He was notably invited at the Indiana University Bloomington.
Galpérine is the author of books and musicological articles. ]In 2017, he was appointed President of the Rencontres Musicales du Plateau d'Assy. He is a member of the editorial board of "La Revue du Conservatoire", president of the Association française des violonistes"(L'Amirésol"), President of the French Division the European String Teachers Association, and director of the violin collection of Éditions Delatour France.