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Λεωνίδας Καβάκος

vn, *1967 GR
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Leonidas Kavakos (Greek: Λεωνίδας Καβάκος; born 30 October 1967) is a Greek violinist and conductor. As a violinist, he has won prizes at several international violin competitions, including the Sibelius, Paganini, and Indianapolis competitions. He has also recorded for record labels such as Sony/BMG and BIS. As a conductor, he was an artistic director of the Camerata Salzburg and has been a guest conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra and Boston Symphony Orchestra.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • World

Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
The Piano TriosJohannes Brahms, Emanuel Ax, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Yo-Yo Ma2017Album
Europakonzert 2005Sir Simon Rattle, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Berliner Philharmoniker, Hector Berlioz, Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky2017Album
VirtuosoΛεωνίδας Καβάκος2016Album
Europakonzert 2015Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Sir Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker2015Album
Brahms: The Hungarian ConnectionAndreas Ottensamer, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος2015Album
Symphony No. 9 / Violin Concerto No.1Dmitri Shostakovich, Valery Gergiev, Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος2015Album
The Violin SonatasJohannes Brahms / Λεωνίδας Καβάκος & Yuja Wang2014Album
Violin Concerto / Rhapsodies / Hungarian DancesRiccardo Chailly, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Johannes Brahms, Béla Bartók, Péter Nagy2013Album
Violin SonatasLudwig van Beethoven / Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Enrico Pace2012Album
Violin Concerto E Minor • Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος2009Album
Violin ConcertosΛεωνίδας Καβάκος, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Camerata Academica Salzburg2006Album
Stravinsky / BachIgor Stravinsky / Johann Sebastian Bach - Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Péter Nagy2005Album
Leonidas Kavakos Performs Stamitz, Haydn, Henze, MozartΛεωνίδας Καβάκος2004Album
Maurice Ravel / George EnescuΛεωνίδας Καβάκος / Péter Nagy - Maurice Ravel / George Enescu2003Album
Concert Music For Strings And Brass, Violin Concerto, Symphonic Metamorphosison Themes Of Carl Maria von WeberPaul Hindemith – Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Yan Pascal Tortelier2001Album
Violin Concerto "To The Memory Of An Angel" / Verklärte NachtAlban Berg / Arnold Schoenberg - Λεωνίδας Καβάκος2001Album
Viennese Rhapsody: Music for Violin & PianoΛεωνίδας Καβάκος, Péter Nagy, Fritz Kreisler2000Album
6 Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op.27Eugène Ysaÿe, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος1999Album
24 CapricciΛεωνίδας Καβάκος, Niccolò Paganini1994Album
Plays Debussy, Kreisler, Paganini, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski & MoreΛεωνίδας Καβάκος, Péter Nagy1992Album
Violin Concerto In D Minor, Op. 47 (Both Versions)Jean Sibelius, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä1991Album
Violin Concerto (2 versions)-The TempestJean Sibelius, Λεωνίδας Καβάκος1991Album
Definitive Of Violin SoundΛεωνίδας Καβάκος / Péter Nagy1991Album
Debut Recording (International Violin Competition Of Indianapolis Silver Medalist)Λεωνίδας Καβάκος, Anne Epperson1990Album
The Four SeasonsAntonio Vivaldi - Λεωνίδας Καβάκος Violin, The City Of Thessaloniki Chamber Orchestra1988Album
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