We are delighted to announce that the legendary Borodin Quartet have appointed Nikolai Sachenko as their new first violinist following the retirement of Ruben Aharonian.
Nikolai Sachenko commented: “The uncompromising pursuit of excellence in musical interpretations has been an unchanging tradition of the Borodin Quartet throughout its glorious long history. I am happy to join my friends and colleagues of the Quartet and, together in our shared passion for the quartet world, I hope to continue this remarkable tradition of musical eminence!”
Winner of the violin gold medal of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1998, Sachenko has performed with many acclaimed conductors
The Borodin Quartet commences its 2018/19 season tour of the US on 17 March with a series of prestigious concerts.This season marks the quartet’s return to The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for their Winter Festival ‘Russian Panorama’. Embodying this theme perfectly, “the Russian grand masters” (Daily Telegraph Australia) will perform a programme of Miaskovsky, Shostakovich and Borodin. The tour will also include concerts for Chamber Music @ Beall in Eugene, Friends of Chamber Music of Miami, the Rockport Music Series and at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.Details and dates of the tour are below: