Ilian Garnetz Winner of the Tibor Varga International Competition Switzerland (2008), the Queen Elisabeth Competition (2009) and David Oistrach International Competition Moskow, Ilian Garnetz is one of the most promising violinists of our time.
“…He is a very attractive, mature artist; a violinist who has a perfect technique, a large colourful tone, explosive temperament and artistic charm which always evokes sympathy of the audience,” said Igor Oistrach about him.
Mr. Garnetz has been invited as a soloist to many festivals, including the Enescu Festival Bucharest. He also collaborated with a number of conductors and instrumentalists all over Europe, the United States, the Middle East and the Far East, including Simone Young, G. Varga, Misha Katz, J.van Zweden, Christian Zacharias, P. Goodwin, K. Kawamoto, C. Mandeal, G. Schaller, P. Strub, V. Verbitzki, V. Matchavariani or Pinchas Zukerman.
Ilian Garnetz is also a passionate chamber musician. He has performed in Spain and the Czeck Republic with the Prague Piano Trio and recorded with the Paian Trio at the SWR Germany. With Alina Bercu he has made a Schubert-Ysaye- Brahms recording for the Fuga Libera Label in 2010.