Mark Peskanov, Violin

Violinist MARK PESKANOV, one of the most versatile musicians performing today, is a winner of The Avery Fisher Career Grant and The First Isaac Stern Carnegie Hall Award. He has been a guest soloist on numerous occasions with the Chicago Symphony and the New York, Los Angeles and London Philharmonics as well as the Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia , San Francisco, LSO, NHK, Montreal, Toronto and many other Orchestras. " Triumph at Carnegie Hall ... Peskanov has it all - technique, temperament and taste" - The New York Times.

He has appeared at Summer festivals including Aspen, Grant Park, the Mann Music Center, Tanglewood and at the Hollywood Bowl. Hailed as a "Sensational Soloist” by The Chicago Tribune, Mr.Peskanov has performed as a soloist with orchestras and in recital throughout North America, Australia, Japan, the Middle East, Europe and South America. Mr. Peskanov is also a gifted composer. His recording of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat on Koch Records was nominated for 2003 Grammy Awards. He is the President, Executive and Artistic Director of Bargemusic.