Winner of The Hoollywood Music in Media Award - Classical / Orchestral - Nov 19, 2009
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:
Hollywood Music In Media Award - Best Classical
Inland Empire Music Award 2008 - Best International Artist
The Ontario Independent Music Award 2007 - Best International Artist.
The Canary Islands Music Award 2007-Category: Interpretation-Instrumental (Sonata in A major by Cesar Franck).
The Los Angeles Music Award 2007 and 2008 Nominee
Hollywood Music Award 2008 Nominee - classical
Julij Betetto Music Award 2006 - the highest music award in Slovenia for classical music.
Volodja Balzalorsky is an internationally acclaimed concert violinist who has performed in many international music festivals and concert series throughout Europe, and North America.
Recently he was awarded with several International Music Awards, such as: The Inland Empire Music Award Music Award 2008 - Best International ArtistThe Ontario Independent Music Award 2007 - Best International Artist, The Canary Island Music Award 2007- Best Interpretation, Julij Betetto Music Award 2006 and nominations: Nomination for Hollywood Music Award 2008 - classical, Nomination for The Los Angeles Music Award 2008 - Independent Violinist of the year and Nomination for Los Angeles Music Award 2007 - classical.
Critics have described him as an artist with a sensitive, intelligent and intuitive gift of interpretation, a polished technique, and a rich, full tone.
Volodja Balzalorsky is particularly active in the field of chamber music. He performs with several well known international groups and ensembles. Critics comment on the degree to which he is able to develop and maintain unity with his musical partners in this milieu, presenting "ï¿½ an exceptional harmony of ease and authenticity of performance.
Volodja Balzalorsky has made extensive live and archival radio and TV recordings in various countries. In December, 2004, four CDs were released as part of his "LIVE" Collection, with 5 more planned for release on the CANTABEL label, with added releases by EROICA, a well known US Label that features great classical artists worldwide.
Volodja Balzalorsky considers teaching an important and complementary part of his artistic career (Violin class at the Music Academy of University of Ljubljana), and regularly gives master classes in Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Great Britain, and the United States.
After graduating from the class of professor Igor Ozim at the ï¿½Hochschule fï¿½r Musikï¿½ in Cologne, Germany, he continued his studies in Moscow with Galina Barinova at the Conservatorium P.I.Tchaikovsky, with Josip Klima at the Music Academy in Zagreb, where he received his Master's Degree, and with the eminent Czech violinist Josef Suk at the Universitat fur Musik in Vienna.
For more details about Volodja as well as Ensembles Presentations, please visit Volodja's Official web page: www.balzalorsky.net