Alexis Galperine France ← Back to list

Dates of masterclasses: 17 - 24 April 2021

Alexis Galperine — Malta Classic Music Academy

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,[1] the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic  Orchestra, the Sofia soloists, the American Chamber Orchestra[2] 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,[5] 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.


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