Semion Gurevich

photo Victoria Nazarova

Semion Gurevich was born in 1990 in St. Petersburg and grew up in a family of musicians. He completed his studies in modern violin at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin under the guidance of Professor Ulf Wallin. Subsequently, he deepened his knowledge of Baroque violin at the University of the Arts Berlin in the class of Irmgard Huntgeburth and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Professor Leila Schayegh.

Gurevich has won numerous competitions, including the David Oistrakh Competition, the Shostakovich Competition, and most recently, the Göttingen Händel Competition 2023 and the Biagio Marini Competition 2023 in Neuburg.

He received significant artistic inspiration from musicians such as Mstislav Rostropovich, Gidon Kremer, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov, Tabea Zimmermann, Rachel Podger, Amandine Beyer, and Mechthild Karkow. He has also conducted the Synergy Chamber Orchestra in St. Petersburg and regularly performs with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.