Associate Concertmaster of Orquesta Nacional de España and the Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana (OCV) at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía since 2007 and appointed by Maestro Lorin Maazel, Gjorgi Dimchevski has established himself as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer and violin teacher.
Born into a musical family, Gjorgi showed great affinity for music at an early age and began violin lessons with his grandfather. First-prize winner of the National Violin Competition in Macedonia, the Belgrade International Competition in violin (Serbia), and Perpignan Violin Competition (France), he graduated from the Toulouse Conservatory with high honors in classes given by Prof. Blagoja Dimčevski and the Hochschule für Musik Köln (Germany) in classes given by Viktor Tretiakov.
As a soloist he played, at age 13, Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto Nr.1 with the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saëns under Paul Mann, Prokofiev’s Symphony Nr.1 with the Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana under Omer Meir Wellber, and Saint-Saëns’ Symphony Nr.3 with the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn under Heribert Beissel in Cologne, Bonn and Hamburg, among others.
Leading the la Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana (OCV) of the Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia, he has had the opportunity to collaborate with Gianandrea Noseda, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Vladimir Jurowski, Georges Prêtre, Valery Gergiev, Plácido Domingo and Riccardo Chailly. He has been invited to play with great European orchestras as Concertmaster, including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic. Ever since 2011, he has been invited to be guest principal concertmaster with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at the request of Maestro Zubin Mehta. He has performed extensively with this great orchestra in Israel and gone on tour in Europe, South America, North America, China and Japan.
Gjorgi’s devotion to chamber music has led him to perform at the most prestigious festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Ohrid Summer Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival and Chamber Music Series of the University of Chicago with cellist Ken Olsen and pianist Simon Trpčeski.
In 2015, he was appointed violin professor for the master’s program in music performance at Universidad Internacional de Valencia. Gjorgi appears as special guest on Plácido Domingo’s latest CD, “Encanto del Mar: Mediterranean Songs”.
Dimchevski plays an Angelo de Rub, Rome 1750 violin.