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Julian
Rachlin

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Violinist, violist and conductor Julian Rachlin is one of the most respected musicians of our time. In the first thirty years of his career, he has performed as a soloist with the world's leading conductors and orchestras. Julian Rachlin is Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra and Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. He also leads the Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival in Palma de Mallorca. 

Born in Lithuania, Julian Rachlin immigrated to Vienna in 1978. He studied violin with Boris Kuschnir at the Vienna Conservatory and with Pinchas Zukerman. After winning the Young Musician of the Year Award at the Eurovision Competition in Amsterdam in 1988, he became the youngest soloist ever to play with the Vienna Philharmonic, debuting under Riccardo Muti.

At the recommendation of Mariss Jansons, Julian Rachlin studied conducting with Sophie Rachlin.

His recent highlights include a residency at the Prague Spring Festival and his own cycle at the Vienna Musikverein. He also performed with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. As conductor, he toured Europe with the English Chamber Orchestra, and led the Royal Northern Sinfonia across South America and Japan.

Mr. Rachlin, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, is committed to educational outreach and charity work.

Violinist, violist and conductor Julian Rachlin is one of the most respected musicians of our time. In the first thirty years of his career, he has performed as a soloist with the world's leading conductors and orchestras. Julian Rachlin is Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra and Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. He also leads the Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival in Palma de Mallorca. 

Born in Lithuania, Julian Rachlin immigrated to Vienna in 1978. He studied violin with Boris Kuschnir at the Vienna Conservatory and with Pinchas Zukerman. After winning the Young Musician of the Year Award at the Eurovision Competition in Amsterdam in 1988, he became the youngest soloist ever to play with the Vienna Philharmonic, debuting under Riccardo Muti.

At the recommendation of Mariss Jansons, Julian Rachlin studied conducting with Sophie Rachlin.

His recent highlights include a residency at the Prague Spring Festival and his own cycle at the Vienna Musikverein. He also performed with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. As conductor, he toured Europe with the English Chamber Orchestra, and led the Royal Northern Sinfonia across South America and Japan.

Mr. Rachlin, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, is committed to educational outreach and charity work.