Violinist Grigory Kalinovsky has been hailed by critics as a "superior poet" (Vancouver Sun), "...an intelligent, probing violinist...easily shifting from lyricism to playfulness to tragedy" (Strings Magazine), and praised for his "heart and indomitable will" (Gramophone). Concerto engagements, recitals, and master classes have taken him across North and South America, Europe, Israel, and South Korea.
As a chamber musician, Grigory Kalinovsky has collaborated with such renowned musicians as Pinchas Zukerman, Ralph Kirshbaum, Dora Schwarzberg, and Paul Coletti. Mr. Kalinovsky has performed and taught in numerous festivals including Lucas Foss Festival at the Hamptons, Newport Festival, the Olympic Chamber Music Festival, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Heifetz Summer Music Festival, and the Perlman Summer Music Program. His orchestra appearances include Nashville Symphony (USA), Symphony Nova Scotia (Canada), Kwang-Gu Symphony (South Korea), KwaZlu-Natal Philharmonic (South Africa), Bolivian National Symphony, and Guatemala National Symphony, among other.
Grigory Kalinovsky is a graduate of Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec. Mr. Kalinovsky is currently a faculty member of the Manhattan School of Music, the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, and Pinchas Zukerman's Young Artists Program in Canada.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2005.
His debut recording featuring Shostakovich's Violin Sonata and Twenty-four Preludes for Violin and Piano with pianist Tatiana Goncharova has been released worldwide by Centaur Records to great critical acclaim.
He has been a member of the Manhattan School of Music College faculty since 2005 and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 1999.