Yury Revich is a young violinist, and the ECHO Klassik 2016 “Newcomer of the Year” and “Young Artist of the Year 2015” by the International Classical Music Awards and winner of the “Young Musician of the Year” award by Beethoven Center Vienna, at his 25 years of age Yury Revich is one of the most expressive musician of his generation.
In 2015 launched Friday Nights with Yury Revich, a new international concert cycle in Vienna, with artists like Paul Badura-Skoda, Alexey Igudesman, Johanna Doderer, Kotaro Fukuma and many other celebrities taking part.
He is the Music Ambassador of the Amadeus Vienna International and Beethoven Center Vienna, and also Yury is a professor at the WOM academy Spain.
When did you start playing the violin?
When did you knew, playing the violin was your dream?
I’m the 4th generation violinist, so I only remember myself with violin in my hands. Then after I realised that it was actually what I love and wanna keep on doing! Violin is like a relationship – I have to treat it for 100%
Where was the most significant presentation you had, and why?
Every concert is important. Performing in La Scala or on a Stadion , or for 3 friends at home, or for a cow on a village field – I need to play on maximum and every time I play the violin I give my best. But of course, significant places like Carnegie hall, Musikverein, La Scala, are amazing meccas where all the greatest artists performed and perform and will perform. It’s a great feeling to be part of it.
With which artist, you would like to perform?
Many. Zubin Mehta, David Guetta…Lady Gaga?!:) I’d like to perform with many great artists, no matter which musical field.
What does it feel to play a Stradivarius?
Like you have a Leonardo Da Vinci painting at home? 🙂 it’s great, and this instrument is like the best magic stick for Harry Potter, it chose me, I didn’t choose it!
How does it feel to be a professor at such a young age?
I’m learning all my life, but happy to share my experience!
What is your next goal?
Many! Too many to fit in this article 🙂
Tell us a bit more about the Friday Nights with Yury Revich concerts?
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Do you always have a different guest, or is a group who always work together?
Always different artists, different ages, different experience, famous and just in the beginning of the career. We respect traditions and work on innovations, but always with the highest art quality. I’m happy to have Maresa Hörbiger, Cornelius Obonya, Sona MacDonald, Paul Badura Skoda, Davide Dato etc as part of our series!
When did you decide to be part of this wonderful charity to support children with autism?
I heard that in Austria autism is really not recognised, and there is no awareness. And those people are sometimes extremely talented. We should provide treatment for them before they turn 12 years old, but most of People are unaware of it, as well as its very expensive to treat it in Austria. We hope to change that, and make the situation for these people better.
How does it feel, to be part of such an important charity?
I’m working on many causes, and try to organise and be part of as many initiatives to improve our world as possible.
You just won the Echo Classic award, what does it mean to you to win such a prestige award?
I’m extremely thankful and need to work even harder now!:)
To know more about this amazing artist please visit: Yury Revich