Guy Braunstein

Violinist Guy Braunstein was born in Tel Aviv and studied under the guidance of Chaim Taub and continued later his studies in New York with Glenn Dicterow and Pinchas Zuckerman. He started performing as an international soloist and a chamber musician at a young age and has since performed with many of the world’s greatest orchestras and conductors.

His music performances included collaborations with Issac Stern, Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Simon Rattle, András Schiff, Zubin Mehta, Maurizio Pollini, Yefim Bronfman, Mitsuko Uchida and Angelika Kirschlager among many others. In 2000 he became the youngest person ever to be appointed as the Concertmaster of the Berliner Philharmoniker, a position he held for twelve years before leaving to pursue his solo career. Guy Braunstein held the position of Artist-in-Residence at the Trondheim Symphoniker for the season 2017/2018 in which he showcased his multi-faceted musicianship with projects as both conductor and soloist. He currently holds the position of Associate Artist at the Hamburger Symphoniker and he is also an Artist in Residence at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Guy Braunstein has collaborated as both soloist and conductor with many orchestras such as the Vancouver Symphony, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dresdner Philharmonie, Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, Orquestra Sinfonica de Barcelona, Lapland Chamber Orchestra, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Tampere Philharmonia, the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra.

Guy Braunstein plays a rare violin made by Francesco Roggieri in 1679.