Guy Braunstein


Born in Tel Aviv, violinist Guy Braunstein studied with Chaim Taub before moving to New York to work with Glenn Dicterow and Pinchas Zukerman. At a very young age, he performed as a soloist and chamber musician and accumulated a wide range of prestigious partners, accompanying the greatest international orchestras and conductors. In 2000 he became the youngest concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, a position he held for 12 years before leaving to pursue his solo career. Artist-in-Residence with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra for the 2017/18 season and with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for the 2019/20 season, he is also developing a rich career as a conductor, touring regularly. The Israeli plays a rare violin by Francesco Ruggieri (1679).