Victor Yampolsky

Victor Yampolsky

Real Name:
Виктор Владимирович Ямпольский
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Victor Yampolsky or Виктор Ямпольский (b. 1942) is an American violinist and conductor, son of a pianist Vladimir Yampolsky. He was born in the USSR and studied with David Oistrach at the Moscow Conservatory (1961–66) and Nikolai Semyonovich Rabinovich at the Leningrad Conservatory (from 1968 to 1973).

In 1973, Victor Yampolsky immigrated to the USA, where Zubin Mehta introduced him to Leonard Bernstein. Maestro offered Victor a scholarship to study at the Berkshire Music Center. Soon after Yampolsky started performing with Boston Symphony Orchestra and later became the concertmaster of the 2nd violin group. He was an artistic director of The Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (since 1977) and Omaha Symphony Orchestra (1995–2004).
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