Alberto Lysy-1935

 Alberto Lysy 1935

Presentation1 Alberto Lysy was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 11, 1935.  Lysy is a violinist and chamber orchestra director of Ukrainian parentage, who was introduced to the violin at the age of 5 by his father.  Lysy also trained with violinist Ljerko Spiller, making his grand debut at 9 years of age.  In 1952 he moved to Paris to further study the violin, and 3 years later he won sixth prize in the Concours Musical Reine Elisabeth in Brussels.  He then became a student of Menuhin, of whom he later gave the first performance of Malcolm Arnold’s Concerto for two violins (1962), as well as recorded Bach’s Double Concerto.  In 1961 he debuted in New York City, and in 1965 Lysy put together the Camerata Bariloche chamber orchestra in Buenos Aires.  In 1977 he moved to Switzerland to become the director of the International Menuhin Music Academy and its chamber orchestra the Camerata Lysy.  Back in Argentina Lysy directs a chamber music centre and organizes the annual Lysy Festival held in Buenos Aires and other cities.



1996: Brahms: The Three Violin Sonatas

1996: J.S. Bach 6 Sonatas for violin and Harpsichord BWV 1014-9

Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D minor; Concerto for Violin, Piano & Orchestra in D minor

Vivaldi: Four Seasons, etc.


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