Benjamin Izmajlov, a born Slovenian, is one of the successful musicians of his generation. He has accomplished himself as a concert violinist with more than 40 concerts per year and as an artistic director/producer of various successful music projects that cross borders and connect nations and cultures. He is also a composer, arranger and conductor of symphonic music and has many years of experience in sound engineering and studio producing.
The first slavic cross-over symphonic project was launched in 2006, featuring the unique mezzosoprano Manca Izmajlova. Recorded with the legendary Russian State Cinema Orchestra under the leadership of Sergei Skripka, the album was sold in Platinum and was performed in many European capitals.
Celebrating different cultures through music. The 2015 Diplomatic Concert was dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the 2nd World War. Under the patronage of the Mayor of Ljubljana and the Minister of foreign affairs of Slovenia, more then twenty Ambassadors, honorary consuls and other public figures attended the event.
The INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY GIUSEPPE TARTINI is directed and founded by Benjamin. It takes place in Piran, a splendid ventian city in Slovenia and the birthplace of the legendary violinist / composer Giuseppe Tartini. Apart from the top level masterclasses for talented young musicians, open air opera performances were held in front of thousands of people. Verdi's Requiem (2015), La Boheme (2014, 2015) and Traviata (2013) were put on stage, starring young opera artists and instrumentalists.
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.Sergei Rachmaninov
Marvelous person, marvelous musician.
Alexander Tchaikovsy about Benjamin. (artistic director of the Moscow Philharmonics)