Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Leo Adamov

Leo Adamov, violin, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Rotterdam Conservatory in The Netherlands. While living in Amsterdam, he enjoyed an active career as a freelance orchestra musician, performing and recording with the Netherlands Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestra, the Netherlands Opera, and the Radio Chamber Philharmonic, among others. At home in many of the world’s premier venues, such as the Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and Boston Symphony Hall, Leo’s professional musical experience ranges from traditional classical concerts to tours with such artists as Duncan Sheik and Jill Scott, from Broadway to Shostakovich String Quartets to solo improvisation with a dancer. In 2007 Leo moved to New York to perform as concertmaster and soloist with diverse ensembles and explore new music and new genres. In 2009, among other things, Leo performed as soloist with orchestras the Mozart, Bach, Corelli, and Vivaldi concerti, Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Chaussone Poeme, and Beethoven Romance in F in New York. Leo is on the faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory and has taught the past two summers at an International Masterclass in Dinant, Belgium. In early 2010 he will make his New York/Boston debut with the Adamov/ Lawson Violin Duo.

Musica Bella concerts: February 18, 2007; April 15, 2007; October 21, 2007; December 5, 2008; December 6, 2008

This bio last updated December 2009