Kirill Troussov is widely recognized as one of the foremost violinists of his generation and has received consistently high critical praise for his recordings and performances. Troussov started his first violin lesson at the age of 4 and made his debut at the age of 6 with the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Arnold Katz. His artistic career was accompanied by mentors like ZakharBron, ChristophPoppen, Igor Oistrakh and Yehudi Menuhin.
Since then, Troussov has established himself as a soloist at the very highest level. He has played with the most celebrated orchestras, such as the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, in collaboration with prestigiousconductors like Sir Neville Marriner, Daniele Gatti, Lawrence Foster, etc. In 2010 Kirill Troussov substituted for Gidon Kremer in a performance with the Orchestre National de France conducted by Daniele Gatti at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. The concert was broadcasted live on Radio France. The reactions of audience and critics were equally phenomenal. Troussov is regularly engaged as a soloist and chamber musician at well-know music festivals, where he also frequently gives master-classes. He has a great commitment to performing chamber music and has played with many prestigious musicians.
Troussov has won the first prizes at the Wieniawski, Oleg Kagan and the Menuhin Violin Competitions. He was also awarded the Davidoff-Prize, the “Reuters-Scholarship” and the European cultural award “Pro-Europa”.Kirill Troussov’s recital CD for EMI Classics, with his sister, the pianist Alexandra Troussova, was given many awards by the international press.