Ezio Bosso

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.

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Krzysztof Penderecki

Extraordinary work of recording Krzysztof Penderecki’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No.2, “Metamorphosen” with The Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra conducted by the great composer himself.



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Stradivari Festival

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.

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Yuri Temirkanov

Inspirational work with a legendary conductor Yuri Temirkanov came to fruition in performances at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome and  St Petersburg Philharmonie.

Sofia Gubaidulina

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.

Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich

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.


“I was amazed by the quality of this remarkable violinist whom I consider to be one of the five best contemporary violinists in the world,”- Rostropovich wrote about his young colleague.



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After the performance of the Beethoven's Violin Concerto in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain