Concertmaster invitedLINA TUR BONET & MAXIM KOSINOV
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 wideranging 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. He has participated in masterclasses with renowned violinists, including Gerard Poulet and György Pauk. Maxim is very grateful for the generous support of the Gartow Foundation and the Zeit Foundation (Germany) as well as the Hattori Foundation (UK).
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 Sofia Philharmonic, the Opole Philharmonic, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and the OSUANL orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico. Maxim won Second Prize and the Audience Prize at the Max Rostal Competition in Berlin among several other successes at international violin competitions.
As a baroque violinist, Maxim has been playing in the Catherine the Great Orchestra in Saint-Petersburg and in the Orchestra of the Dutch Bach Society in 20012003. Most recently, he has been leading projects at the orchestra Orfeo 55, France, under Nathalie Stutzmann.
Maxim is an experienced orchestral player. He has been holding the concertmaster positions in the Munich Radio Orchestra and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra in 20122015.
In the september 2015 he was appointed as a new leader of the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Germany.
Lina Tur Bonet is currently deeply engaged in two worlds which even today seem separate: the romantic-contemporary violin and the baroque violin.
Thus she has pursued a versatile, dynamic career chiefly distinguished by its variety. She is also interested in interdisciplinar y artistic forms and the study of musical symbology.
As soloist, she tours in Europe and South America, appearing at the Styriarte, Lufthansa London, Granada, Brezice, San Sebastián or Herne Festivals, filling halls such as the Vienna Musikverein, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the National Auditorium in Madrid, at the Munich Residenzwoche, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the ORF in Vienna, the Solís Theatre in Montevideo, the Coliseo in Buenos Aires, the Municipal Theatres in Santiago de Chile and Río de Janeiro and others, recording for the BBC in London, Spanish Radio and Television, TV3, German radio and television, television in Slovenia, Croatia and Bulgaria and the Austrian ORF. She has played all the Biber Rosary Sonatas in Vienna, conducting chamber orchestras in turn performing the Bach, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi or Piazzola concertos, and has just made the world’s first recording of the Tríos op. 34 by Boccherini, with La Ritirata.
Lina Tur-Bonet has been sought to lead Il Complesso Barocco, the Clemencic Consort, the Bach Consort Wien, ExTempore Gent, the Neue Hofkapelle Munich, the Orchestra of the Palau de les Ar ts in Valencia, Euskal Barokensemble, Estil Concertant, Accademia del Piacere, Hippocampus, Forma Antiqva, Concerto Köln, the United Continuo Ensemble or the Royal Chapel in Madrid. She collaborates with Les Musiciens du Louvre, Les Arts Florissants, BandArt and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
With these groups, she works under the baton of Claudio Abbado, John Eliot Gardiner, Daniel Harding, Marc Minkowski, William Christie, Fabio Biondi, Federico Sardelli, Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Ottavio Dantone, Alan Curtis, Rene Clemencic, Reinhard Goebel, Roy Goodman, Richard Egarr, Joshua Rifkin, John Holloway, Tugan Shokiev, or Paul Goodwin, touring with them all over the world, recording for Deutsche Grammophon, Virgin or Naïve, performing at the Lincoln Center in New York, the Berliner Philarmonie, La Scala in Milan, Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican Centre, Theatre des Champs Élysées, the Konzerthaus Wien, Bunkamura Hall, Thátre Royal de la Monnaie, Saint Petersbourg Philarmonie, etc.
As part of her chamber activity she played when still a student with Mennahem Pressler, Georg Faust, Patrick Demenga or Thomas Brandis, and currentl y shares the stage with Hiro Kurosaki, Anne-Marie Dragosits, Eugène Michelangeli, Patxi Montero, Josetxu Obregón, Kennedy Moretti, Daniel Oyarzábal, Christoph Hammer or Kenneth Weiss.
Lina Tur Bonet received her first music lessons aged three, from her father Antonio Tur. Much later, she trained as violinist at Freiburg and Vienna Universities under Chumachenco, Pichler and Kurosaki and in master classes with Höbarth, Varga, Gul li, Askenasi, Dumay, Silverstein and Kussmaul.
She holds the Chair of violin at the Zaragoza Senior Conservatory, frequently teaching courses in the rest of Europe.