Bachanalia: Nina Beilina, Founder and Artistic Director - 26th Season 2013 - 2014
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NINA BEILINA: Violin/Artistic Director

  • Studied with Abraham Yampolsky, Julius Eidlin and David Oistrakh.
  • Gold Medal at the Enescu International Competition.
  • Grand Prix at the Long -Thibaud International Competition.
  • Bronze Medal at the Tchaikovsky International Competition.
  • Gold Medal in Vercelli, Italy as Musician of the Year in 1983. (Shares this honor with Renata Tebaldi, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, and Igor Stravinsky.)
  • Currently professor at the Mannes College of Music in New York City.
  • In 2007 Bachanalia Taiwan was successfully established. Artistic Director Nina Beilina.


NINA BEILINA in the Press:

“Moscow is the Motherland of the world-famous Russian School which has produced three generations of violinists - Heifetz and Ellman, then Oistrakh and Kogan, and now Beilina‚Ķ”
- Henryk Szeryng, Soviet Culture

“Russia’s loss is our gain”
- The New York Times

“A violin technique equal to all demands, the phrasing exact yet free as the flight of a bird.”
- London Times

“The hands are on fire”
- Das Orchestra

“Nina Beilina is a violinist, so passionate and exuberant, who at her wish could set fire to the world.”
- Il Tempo

“Music making of such nobility and distinction is rare.”
- Boris Schwarz, Great Masters of the Violin

“Sheer talent must be the main explanation.”
- Patrick Sullivan, Strings