Ruslan Vilensky

Ruslan Vilensky is one of the most famous Latvian cellists of his generation. He was 15 years old when he made his debut with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra in Riga. Pupil of world‐renowned Professor David Geringas, he has become a sought‐after soloist and chamber musician and has been invited to perform in many different countries. From 2007 until 2009 he was a fellow of the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic where he worked with world famous artists and conductors and made CD recordings. After an invitation from Maestro Valery Gergiev in October 2009 he was a Principal Guest Cellist in Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra.

Ruslan Vilensky is born 1985 in Latvia. He has been attached to the Jurmala Music College where he had several teachers, the most recent being Prof. Eleonora Testelec. From October 2003‐2009 he was studying at “Hanns Eisler” Academy of Music in Berlin with world renowned Professor David Geringas, and now continues his studies with Prof. Troels Svane.

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