A strong artistic and personal friendship united Sergej Krylov with Ezio Bosso. At the invitation of the Oscar winning Italian director Gabriele Salvatores, Sergej recorded the music “Fantasy for Violin” composed by Ezio Bosso for the film “Il ragazzo invisibile”. The two musicians performed together worldwide, and their performance of Ezio Bosso’s Concerto for violin and orchestra “Esoconcerto” was recorded at La Fenice theatre in Venice and features on The Venice Concerto DVD and CD released by the Sony Classical.
A performance of Prokofiev’s Concerto No.2 with Maestro Dmitrij Kitajenko and Konzerthausorchester Berlin 14 January 2018
Sergej Krylov is an Ambassador of the Stradivari Festival set in Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi, Museo del Violino in Cremona. In the opening concert of the 2017 Festival accompanied by the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra he presented “The Treasury of Treasures” programme in which he performed on eight magnificent violins by Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri.
125th Anniversary of Sergei Prokofiev
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.1
Sergej Krylov (violin), Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
“Evgeny Svetlanov” Symphony Orchestra
September 8, 2016
Performing Sofia Gubaidulina’s “Offertorium” is always an intense spiritual experience. For the first time Sergej Krylov performed it at the invitation of the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The composer herself attended the rehearsals and the concert.
In 2021 Sergej Krylov gave the first performance of the “Offertorium” at the composer’s home town of Kazan at the X Sofia Gubaidulina’s International Festival of Contemporary Music “Concordia” with Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra conducted by V. Uryupin
It was a wonderful experience to be involved in a Twin Spirits project with Sting and Trudy Styler. The professionalism and preparation of everyone involved was inspirational.
Honoured to have had His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (now HM Charles III) in the audience.
Mstislav Rostropovich, with whom the young violinist often performed in joint programs, had a great influence on the musician’s work. Some memorable occasions included performances of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky violin concertos at the Auditorium National de Madrid in the presence of Queen Sofia of Spain, at the Tonhalle in Zurich, in Parma and in Baku.
At the invitation of Mstislav Rostropovich’s daughter Olga, Sergej Krylov took part in the memorial week to celebrate the great Maestro.