Volodja Balzalorsky

Volodja Balzalorsky is internationally acclaimed violinist. He is Two Time Winner and Four-Time Nominee of Independent Music Awards.
Volodja Balzalorsky is recipient of several further international music awards such as The Hollywood Music in Media Award, The Inland Empire Music Award, The Ontario Independent Music Award, The Canary Island Music Award, Julij Betetto Music Award.

He performs internationally as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.
He is a member of Amael Piano Trio and artistic director of Festival Spectrum.
Volodja Balzalorsky is Professor of violin at Music Academy of Ljubljana University.
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Violinist Volodja Balzalorsky recipient of two Awards at Independent Music Awards 04. Nov 2014

Renowned Slovenian violinist Volodja Balzalorsky, has won an Independent Music Award for his Live performance of Karol Szymanowski Violin Sonata, performing in a Duo with the pianist Hinko Haas.

Through votes from the listening public, Volodja has been awarded the prize of "Vox Pop Winner" for his L...

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NameBalzalorsky, Volodja
Date of Birth1956-01-31
Born inSlovenia, Europe
Home LocationLjubljana, Slovenia
Main languageSlovenian
Additional languages English,  German,  Russian,  French,  Croatian,  Serbian 
attended UniversitiesViolin Professor at Music Academy of University of Ljubljana
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César Franck: Sonata in A major - Allegro (Live)
From digital album:
Volodja Balzalorsky Live: Romantic Violin Sonatas - Franck, Brahms, Grieg (Live Selection Vol.1)
(FULL-LENGHT STREAM): Released 15 November 2013
ORDER on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/album/romantic-v…live/id729836878

Live recordings from Belgrade, Vienna and Rogaska Slatina

Volodja Balzalorsky, violin
Hinko Haas, piano (Franck)
Christoph Theiler, piano (Brahms, Grieg)

César Franck (1822-1890): Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major
Allegro moderato
Recitativo-Fantasia moderato
Allegretto poco mosso 
Winning EP @ Independent Music Awards 2014: Szymanowski-Violin Sonata
Winning EP @ Independent Music Awards 2014: Szymanowski-Violin Sonata: Allegro moderato patetico Independent Music Awards 2014 Winning EP: Szymanowski-Violin Sonata (Live Performance)


Volodja Balzalorsky, violin
Hinko Haas, piano

Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937) - Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor op. 9
Allegro moderato - patetico
Andantino tranquillo e dolce
Allegro molto quasi presto

Recorded LIVE
at Kolarac Hall in Belgrade by Cantabel Productions (International concert series "Violin virtuosos", april 1988)

Label: Cantabel

Released 20 December 2013 credits: Hinko Haas, piano © Volodja Balzalorsky - Cantabel 
Volodja Balzalorsky and Aleksandar Serdar play Dvorak Sonatina in G Major
Live from Ljubljana Festival, 6th of August 2015
Volodja Balzalorsky,violin
Aleksandar Serdar, piano
Antonin Dvorak: Sonatina in G Major - Allegro - Finale 
Volodja Balzalorsky: Portrait
Photo by Tihomir Pinter 
Paganini Cantabile: Volodja Balzalorsky, violin Christoph Theiler, piano
Violinist Volodja Balzalorsky plays Paganini Cantabile Live at International Concert Series of Maribor, Slovenia 
Evmelia Festival, Agria, Greece, March 28: Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time
From left to right: Volodja Balzalorsky, violin; Saori Haji, piano, Karmen Pecar-Koritnik; Andrej Zupan, clarinet 
2010-08-01 Fanfare Magazine, USA
".Extract.....Debussy's Sonata in Balžalorsky's performance sounds slinky and ethereal in its first movement, with appropriately reedy and highly inflected tone production, I've watched David Oistrakh playing (on VHS, Kultur) many times, but he didn't seem to make as many timbral adjustments (neither did Isaac Stern in his recording from 1960) as does Balžalorsky in order to realize the movement's full potential...
This article originally appeared in Issue 33:6 (July/Aug 2010) of Fanfare Magazine.
(Robert Maxham)
REVIEW from 2010-08-01  
Messiaen: Praise To The Immortality of Jesus - Quartet for the End of Time-Evmelia IV Festival
Volodja Balzalorsky, Violin (Slovenia)
Saori Haji, Piano (Japan)
MESSIAEN: Praise To The Immortality of Jesus-Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (Quartet or the End of Time):
Live at the International Music Festival "Evmelia" IV - Greece

Complete performed work: 
1. Liturgie de cristal
2. Vocalise, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps
3. Abîme des oiseaux
4. Intermède
5. Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
6. Danse de la fureur, pour les sept trompettes
7. Fouillis d'arcs-en-ciel, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps
8. Louange à l'Immortalité de Jésus

Andrej Zupan, Clarinet (Slovenia),
Volodja Balzalorsky, Violin (Slovenia),
Karmen Pečar-Koritnik, Cello (Slovenia),
Saori Haji, Piano (Japan) 
Amael Piano Trio Live in London
Amael Piano Trio Live in London: Volodja Balzalorsky – violin, Damir Hamidulin – cello, Tatjana Ognjanovic – piano: Franz Schubert - Piano Trio in E flat op.148 D897 (“Notturno”), Andrea Morricone – Tempesta di sabbia (first performance by Amael Piano Trio), Peter Kopac - Neizbežnost (Inevitability), Johannes Brahms – Piano Trio no.3 in C minor op.101
'a film by cineman8'

Amael Piano Trio at the Forge in London
Sunday, 3 March 2013 at 11:00
Keys and Coffee Concert Series / Festival Spectrum
Complete unedited Video Recording of the concert. 
Volodja Balzalorsky at SXSW Festival in Austin
Live performance at SXSW Festival Austin - St. Davids Church (March 2008)