Guy Braunstein

Violinist Guy Braunstein was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and studied the violin under the guidance of Chaim Taub and later in New York with Glenn Dicterow and Pinchas Zuckerman.

He started performing as an international soloist and a chamber musician at a young age and has since played with the Israel Philharmonic, Tonhalle Zurich, Bamberg Symphony, Copenhagen Radio and Frankfurt Radio Orchestras, as well as the Philharmonica de la Scalla, Berliner Philharmoniker and many others.

Since 2006 Guy has been the Music Director of the Rolandseck festival in Germany. He was the youngest person to be appointed concertmaster of the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2000, a position which heralded his debut as an orchestral member and he currently retains this position, working with the Berliner Philharmoniker for 4 months of the year.

Highlights of his solo 2010-11 season include concerto performances with the Israel Symphony, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Pannon and Sofia Philharmonic Orchestras. He will also play-direct the Halle Staatskapelle and perform chamber music and recitals in London, Paris, Berlin, Luxemburg, Jerusalem, Frankfurt, Croatia and Poland and tour with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.