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Alberto Lysy


This renowned Argentinean violinist began his studies under his father’s direction and continued them with Ljerko Spiller. After earning several important awards, he emigrated to European countries, where in 1955 he became the very first Argentinean musician to win your competition International Reina Elisabeth kept in Brussels. The associates from the jury on that one occasion read just like a list of modern violin experts including Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh, and Zino Francescatti. Lysy started to research with Menuhin. Lysy continued to perform numerous great conductors and orchestras, including Pierre Boulez, Colin Davis, Adrian Boult, Igor Markevitch, the brand new York Philharmonic, the Washington Country wide Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, as well as the Amsterdam Philharmonic. He made an appearance in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Queen Elizabeth Hall of London, and Geneva’s Victoria Hall. Lysy toured thoroughly in america, the previous Soviet Union, China, Japan, and European countries. Furthermore to his concertizing activity, he was the movie director from the International Menuhin Music Academy, Gstaad (Switzerland), where he undertook essential musical research along with other pedagogical function. He also founded series just like the Event Delle Nazioni in Cittá di Castello as well as the International Event Pontino. He aimed the Musical Recontres in Switzerland as well as the Event Lysy in Argentina. He was a founding person in the group Camerata Bariloche, with which he toured the entire world representing the united states of Argentina. In 1971, Lysy founded the Camerata Lysy, which toured with a great many other fine Argentinean performers.

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Full Name Alberto Lysy
Died December 30, 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland
Profession Composer, Educator, Conductor, Violinist
Nationality Argentine
Music Songs Ruthenian Kolomejka, Teasing Song, Harvest Song, Arabian Song, Slovak Song 2, Scherzo, Ruthenian Song, Marching Song 2, Hungarian Song 2, Gay Song, Romanian Song, Candle Song, Wedding Song, Cushion Dance, Mosquito Dance, Slovak Song 1, Hungarian Song 1, New Year's Greeting 2, Hay-Harvesting Song, Marching Song 1, Bagpipes, Variation, New Year's Greeting 3, Had I Never Seen You, To My Homeland, New Year's Greeting 4, New Year's Greeting 1, The Fickle Girl, Prelude & Canon, Limping Dance, Soldiers' Song, Serbian Dance, Dance From Maramaros
Albums Le quattro stagioni, Béla Bartók: 51 Duos For Violins, J.S. Bach: 6 Sonatas For Violin and Harpsichord BWV 1014-9, Romantic Violin Pieces, Bartók: 44 duos pour deux violons, Virtuosi of the Camerata Lysy Gstaad, J. Haydn: Concertos for Violin, Violin Concertos, Johannes Brahms: The Three Violin Sonatas, Tchaikovsky, Bloch, K. Atterberg, Puccini & Wagner: Music for Strings

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1 His wife, Benedetta Origo, is the daughter of Antonio Origo, the illegitimate son of an Italian Marquise and of famous British writer Iris Origo. Benedetta now lives in her parents' Tuscan estate of "La Foce", near Montepulciano, Tuscany.
2 His son, Antonio Lysy is a famous cellist who, from 2012, also teaches Cello at UCLA.
3 He was a student and friend of famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin.
4 He has four children with his Italian wife Benedetta Origo: Antonio, Katia, Giovanna and Simonetta.
5 In 1977 he co-founded with Yehudi Menuhin the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad. He was the director from 1977 to 2008.



Marguerite et Julien 2015 performer: "The Four Seasons: Concerto No 3 in F, RV 293 Autumn Op. 8 No. 3 - II. Adagio Molto"



Yehudi Menuhin: The Swiss Years 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself

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