Maxim Kosinov is a violinist known for his ability to captivate audiences with his combination of virtuosity and sophistication. Born in St Petersburg (1983) he combines the great Russian musical tradition with wide-ranging experience gained through a myriad of artistic collaborations in Europe. After graduating from the Specialist Music School in St. Petersburg in 2001, Maxim went on to study with Uwe Martin Haiberg at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, where he obtained a diploma in 2009. His teachers also included Vladimir Ovtcharek in Saint Petersburg, and Marie Leonhard (baroque violin) in Amsterdam. Also strongly influenced by Reinhard Goebel, he is developing his artistic career as a soloist and orchestra leader.

Since his first solo recital at the age of five, Maxim has regularly appeared as a soloist in Russia, as well as internationally in some prestigious venues such as the Philharmonic Hall in Saint Petersburg, Laeiszhalle Hamburg and Seoul Arts Centre to name a few. He has performed with orchestras including the Munich Radio Orchestra, Kammerakademie Potsdam, Sofia Philharmonic, the Opole Philharmonic, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and the OSUANL orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico.

As a freelance concertmaster Maxim appears with numerous orchestras in Europe such as the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, the WDR-Symphony Orchestra Cologne, the Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen and many others. He has also been Concertmaster in La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra Brussels, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Munich Radio Orchestra. Maxim is also the concertmaster of the La Madrileña Period Instrument Orchestra, Madrid.

February 2019
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