Benjamin Izmajlov is an internationally acknowledged violin soloist, composer, conductor, producer, sound engineer and professor - one the most prolific and versatile artists of his generation.
A professor at the Wiener Musikakademie, guest soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, Benjamin's appearences and works on concerts, festivals and in studios include distinguished international artists and ensembles he has had the pleasure to work with, encompassing just duets for voice & violin to a full symphonic orchestra.
Benjamin is also the founder & artistic director of the Slovene Diplomatic Concert, the International Academy Giuseppe Tartini, the Symphony Orchestra of Slovene Soloists and has produced concerts as well as sale award winning albums. He is also a Prism Sound UK endorsed artist and a holder of the Russian Orthodox Church medal “Cyril & Methodius” for intercultural dialogue.
The Slavic Soul (2006)
The Slovene Heart (2008)
Athur Alper (2013)
Songs of My Home (2016)
The Russian Collection (2018)
As a violinist, Benjamin Izmajlov graduated and finished the State Conservatory Tchaikovsky in Moscow in the class of prof. Marina Yashvili with flying colors. Ha also studied with other renowned professors (E. Tchugaeva, P. Vernikov, G. Zhislin, E. Gilels, Z. Bron, V. Tretyakov) and chamber music classes with members of the Borodin String Quartet, N. Kogan, T. Kolchanova, prof. Kandinskaya etc.
He performed with numerous orchestras and soloists across Europe. He regularly gives masterclasses and is invited as jury member on international competitions.
Benjamin Izmajlov gained international recognition as a successful composer and arranger of many different music styles with a focus on classical instruments and ensembles, as well as a conductor, producer and sound engineer with platinum album awards. His mentor for composing is the artistic director of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, head of the composing department of the Moscow State Conservatory and people’s artist of Russia, prof. Alexander Tchaikovsky. Benjamin Izmajlov’s works have been performed by orchestras and renowned soloists alike. He has also conducted symphonic orchestras on festivals and concerts as well as during studio recording sessions of his projects.
Benjamin Izmajlov worked with artist such as Natalia Gutman, Marina Yashvili, Gokhan Aybulus, Roman Simovich, Alexander Kagan, Alexander Buzlov, Moshe Aron Epstein, Alexander Tchaikovsky, Carlos Kleiber, Helmut Haenchen, Anton Nanut, Sergei Skripka, The Russian State Symphony Orchestra of Cinematography, The Slovene Radio TV Orchestra, The Russian State Academic Orchestra, The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, The Gyumri Symphony Orchestra, …to name a few.
Teaching in Vienna
Benjamin Izmajlov is teaching at the Wiener Musikakademie Years of teaching experience has made Benjamin a sought after teacher . Students are welcome to start a full graduate study attend masterclasses or private lessons.
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Other fields of teaching include masterclasses in chamber music and lectures on composing, sound engineering, working with DAWs and artists preparations for studio recording.
Composer & Orchestrator
Classical & Popular
Benjamin Izmajlov started to experiment and compose during his secondary music studies. Influenced not only by classical music his arrangements bare a footprint of many other genres. He has written for the most humble ensambles - just voice and violin - to full symphonic orchestra with choir. His pieces were performed by many renowned artists such as Bernarda & Marcos Fink, Manca Izmajlova, Ensamble Madrigal, The Russian State Sypmphony Orchestra of Cinematography, The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, The Gyumri State Symphony Orchestra, The Slovenian Soloists Orchestra, The Slovenian String Quartet etc.
Benjamin also writes and composes using virtual instruments and has years of success producing backing tracks and instrumental music in different genres & styles for various purposes.
The Russian Collection
Manca Izmajlova & The Russian State Symphony Orchestra of Cinematography
Label: Cherubin Music Productions Ltd
Llibre Vermell de Montserrat
The Early Music Ensemble Madrigal of the Moscow Philharmonic Society
Label: The Moscow Philharmonic Society