Born into a family of musicians in Moscow in 1970, Sergej Krylov began studying the violin at the age of five and completed his training at the Central School of Music of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. While still very young, he won the International Lipizer Violin Competition, the Stradivarius International Violin Competition and the Fritz Kreisler Competition.
A regular guest with several major institutions and world’s leading orchestras, Sergej Krylov has appeared with Russian National Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, DSO Berlin and Budapest Festival Orchestra. He has collaborated with many leading conductors as Mikhail Pletnev, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Marin Alsop, Fabio Luisi, Vasily Petrenko, Valery Gergiev, Andrey Boreyko, Vladimir Jurowski, Roberto Abbado, Yury Temirkanov, Dmitry Liss, Yury Bashmet and Michał Nesterowicz.
As Music Director of the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra since 2008, Sergej Krylov loves assuming the dual role of soloist and conductor in a wide repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary music.
His engagements for the 2019–20 season include performances with London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Dresdner Philharmonie, Moscow and St Petersburg Philharmonics, Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.
Krylov’s discography includes recordings for EMI and Melodiya, two releases on Deutsche Grammophon, Ezio Bosso’s Violin Concerto released by Sony Classical and Krzysztof Penderecki’s Violin Concerto Metamorphosen (DUX Recording Producers).
Since 2012 he has been a professor of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland.
Information for November 2019