West Babylon, NY
6:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Russian cellist Borislav Strulev is rapidly establishing a reputation as a cellist of exceptional temperament and technique. His charisma and his enormous sound have fascinated and enchanted audiences of world’s most renowned stages. Mr. Strulev past and future appearances include Detroit Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Ensemble, Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI, WDR Symphony Orchestra- Köln, NÖ Tonkünstler in Vienna's Musikverein, Helsingborg Symphony, Orquestra de la Laguna (Tenerife), Orquestra del Principado de Asturias, NorrlandsOperan Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic, Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Symphony orchestras of most South American capitals as well as in South Africa. Most notably he collaborated with following conductors: Neeme Järvi, Kristjan Järvi, Sebastian Weigle, Yuri Simonov, Pavel Kogan, Alexander Vedernikov, Marco Parisotto, and Michael Stern. As a recitalist Mr. Strulev had his Carnegie Hall debut in 1999 playing with legendary pianist Byron Janis. He has also been heard at Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Kravis Center, Van Wezel Hall, Auditorio de Madrid and Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Mr. Strulev appeared as special guest on two significant crossover recordings produced by Ettore Stratta with jazz violinist Regina Carter on “Paganini: after a dream” (Verve – Universal label) and with celebrated mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and Brazilian jazz pianist Eliane Elias on “Lost Days” (RCA – Red Seal).