Mikhail Zemtsov (Netherlands)
Royal Conservatory - Der Hague
Mikhail Zemtsov is an internationally acclaimed and versatile musician, being a prominent soloist, teacher, educator, chamber musician, and conductor. Zemtsov's solo appearances include performances with the National Symphony Orchestras of Mexico, Estonia, and Lithuania; Luxembourg Philharmonic Wiener Volksoper, Hamburger Symphoniker, Rheinische Philharmonie, Stavanger Symphony (Norway), The Hague Philharmonic (Netherlands) with the conductors as Neeme Jarvi, Jaap van Zweden, Leif Segerstam, Dmitri Kitajenko. Mikhail is a member of the Utrecht String Quartet and the Duo Macondo (with the guitarist Enno Voorhorst). Mikhail also founded a unique ensemble - Zemtsov Viola Quartet - together with his wife Julia, brother Alexander and daughter Dana, all of them prominent viola players who studied with great viola virtuoso Michael Kugel. Mikhail Zemtsov is appointed viola teacher at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and Utrecht Conservatory (Netherlands). Many of his students became prize winners at International Competitions. Mikhail is regularly invited as a jury member of International Competitions, amongst others, Lionel Tertis Competition 2019, and he is giving numerous masterclasses all over the world.