Peter Zazofsky – Jury / 2016
A native of Boston, violinist Peter Zazofsky studied with the late Joseph Silverstein before attending the Juilliard pre-college under Dorothy Delay and Ivan Galamian. He received his college training at the Curtis Institute, studying with Jaime Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt and Felix Galimir, and then won a series a prizes and awards in the U.S. Peter Zazofsky’s international career began at the 1977 Wieniawski Competition, where he was honored to receive the 3rd prize, and subsequently he won the grand prize at the 1979 Montreal Competition. Returning to Europe in 1980, he placed second at the Queen Elisabeth Contest in Brussels, and he was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 1985.
Peter Zazofsky has enjoyed a wide ranging career as soloist, chamber musician and educator. He has given solo performances with many great orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, including the Boston Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and the San Francisco Symphony, which featured him on tour in Hong Kong and Taiwan. His collaborations with legendary conductors- among them Ormandy, Ozawa, Kurt Sanderling and Klaus Tennstedt, brought acclaim for his distinctive interpretations of classical, romantic and twentieth century concerti.
In 1987, Zazofsky became 1st violinist of the renowned Muir String Quartet, which records and tours worldwide. He also serves as Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at Boston University, where he passes on his decades of concert experience, and the traditions of his illustrious teachers.
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