Violinist Askar Salimdjanov joins South Florida Symphony during Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35 in Masterworks I on November 9-10, 2022.
”Rich, warm sound and a high degree of technical skills…” South Florida Classical Review.
Violinist Askar Salimdjanov is the multiple winner of the Lyric Chamber Music Competition, which led him to his New York debut recital in May 2019 and in May 2020 at the Lyric Chamber Series at the Kosciusko Foundation in New York. In November 2020, he had his Orchestra Miami debut performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. In 2020 Mr. Salimdjanov won the first NSAL Piano and Strings Duo Competition and in 2019, he won the Fourth Annual John Oliveira String Competition. Mr. Salimdjanov has performed as soloist with South Florida Symphony (during the recent Summer with the Symphony Chamber Music Series), Uzbekistan National Symphony Orchestra, State Conservatory Orchestra of Uzbekistan, Lynn Philharmonia and Orchestra Miami under the batons of Kuvanch Usmanov, Vladimir Neymer, Kamoliddin Urinbaev, Alan Paris, Guillermo Figueroa and Elaine Rinaldi. He performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician in Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Sweden, Singapore, Israel, and the United States.
As a soloist, and chamber musician, Salimdjanov has concertized in such notable venues as Great Hall of Uzbekistan State Conservatory, Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, Carnegie Hall and Wold Performing Arts Centre. A laureate of the 6th International Competition of Young Performers in Moscow, a finalist of the 2nd Yankelevitch International Violin Competition, a winner of international competitions in Ukraine and Italy, and laureate of Vladimir Spivakov’s International Music Festival. He attended the Keshet Eilon Mastercourse (Israel) in 2016 and 2018, the Singapore Violin Festival 2016, 2017, and the Heifetz International Music Institute in 2017 and 2020.
In 2022, Salimdjanov was selected as one of the 7 violinists to participate at Geneva International String Academy in Switzerland. Mr. Salimdjanov was a concertmaster of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory orchestra and Lynn University orchestra as well as a substitute violinist at Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. Salimdjanov received a Bachelor of Music degree at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore under the tutelage of Professor Qian Zhou; he completed his professional performance certificate at Lynn University with renowned violinist Elmar Oliveira; and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree at Rice University under renowned violinist Cho-Liang Lin.
He began his training at age seven, attending the V. Uspenskiy Special Music School for Gifted Children in Tashkent, Uzbekistan as a student of Gulnara Suleymanova. He has participated in masterclasses with David Takeno, Takashi Shimizu, Valeriy Sokolov, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Ilya Kaler, Levon Ambartsumian, Rosa Fain, Hagai Shaham, Eduard Grach, Silvia Marcovici, Gabor Nagy Takacs, Midori Goto, Tang Quartet, Victor Tretyakov, Emerson Quartet, Hagen Quartet, Borromeo Quartet, Christian Tetzlaff, Boris Kuschnir, and Pierre Amoyal.
Mr. Salimdjanov has seven years of teaching experience and some of his students are Prize Winners of international competitions for young musicians. He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree at Rice University under renowned violinist Cho Liang Lin. Mr. Salimdjanov previously played on 1795 Vincenzo Panormo generously loaned by Mr. and Mrs. Rin Kei Mei, 1670 Antonio Stradivarius and 1702 Antonio Stradivarius loaned by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins Collection.