Belgian violinist, winner of 2003 Montreal International Competition, 2005 Prix Eugène Ysaÿe and Prix du Public in Brussels. 1st CD on Ambroisie label of Franck, Ysaÿe, D’Haene sonatas.
Yossif IvanovOct. 29, 2006
Yossif Ivanov was born in Antwerp, Belgium, and commenced his violin studies at the age of five.  He continued his musical education at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and now studies at the Queen Elizabeth College of Music with Augustin Dumay.  At age sixteen he won the first Grand Prize at the Montreal International Music Competition in 2003.  Two years later he won the second prize (known as the Eugène Ysaÿe Prize) at the Concours international Reine Elisabeth de Belgique as well as the Prix du Public.  He performs throughout Europe and North America in solo performances and with orchestra, and was named a Rising Star by the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles for the 2005-2006 season. In January 2006 he received the Outstanding Young Artist Award and shortly after released his first CD on the Ambroisie label.  Mr. Ivanov plays on the Piatti Stradivarius from 1717.

LMMC debut.


Mozart    Sonata in G major, K. 301 (1778)
       Allegro con spirito   
Beethoven    Sonata in C minor, Opus 30 No. 2 (1802)
     Allegro con brio
       Adagio cantabile
       Scherzo: Allegro
       Finale: Allegro  
 Franck  Sonata in A major (1886)     
       Allegretto ben moderato  
       Recitativo - Fantasia: Ben moderato  
       Allegretto poco mosso