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Elías Gurevich comes from a family of musicians. He was born in Montevideo and started his violin studies at an early age in Uruguay. He is first violin of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires since 1983 (position won through an audition) and since 1985 he is part of the Camerata Bariloche as associate concertmaster. He is also founding member of ¨Trío Argentino¨ and ¨Manos a las Obras¨ (a program of concerts sponsored by Radio Nacional Clásica and masterclasses at universities and music conservatories of Argentina and Latin America, together with the pianist Haydée Schvartz.


In 1999 he was part of ¨The Millennium Gala Concert of the Nations¨ in the New York Lincoln Center, event in which a hundred soloists from fifty different nations took part. He has performed several chamber music concerts in various ensembles in different countries, and he has also performed as soloist with symphony orchestras from Argentina and Latin America.


He holds the contemporary violin chair at the Music Conservatory Manuel de Falla in Buenos Aires. He was awarded the Premio Gardel in the category ¨Classical Music¨ in 2003; and he was a nominee in 2004, 2016 and 2017.


He was also a nominee to the Latin Grammy awards in 2004. He won the Konex Lifetime Achievement Award together with ¨Nuevo Trío Argentino¨ in 2009 and with Haydee Schvartz in 2019 for the program ¨Manos a las obras¨. Together with Camerata Bariloche he was awarded the Platiniun Konex.

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