Lilia Slavny      baroque violin  

Lilia Slavny photo by Marie Louise light

Lilia Slavny was born in Moscow, Russia. She started her music studies on the violin at the age of 4, attending later the Moscow Music College, nr. the P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatorium.

In 1991 Lilia moved to Israel where she completed with honors her B.A. degree studies in modern and baroque violin, in the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, Israel, under the supervision of Michael Kugel and Daniel Fradkin, and she also studied with Eliezer Bendersky.
While living in Israel Lilia was an active member of the Jerusalem Consort olv David Shemer and of the Binyamin Quartet olv Daniel Fradkin; she has been also one of principal players of the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra conducted and directed by David Shemer, and a member of PHOENIX, recording two CDs with the ensemble.
In 2002 Lilia moved to Netherlands where she started her studies in Royal Conservatory in The Hague.

During her musical career, she performed with distinguished musicians such as James Bowman, Maggie Cole, Antonie Ruley, Shalev Ad-El, Ton Koopman, Alfredo Bernardini, Enrico Onofri, Philippe Jaroussky, Sandrine Piau, and many others. She had played in many leading early music festivals like Utrecht Early Music Festival, Bachfest Leipzig, Bodenseefestival, Breziče (Slovenia), Festival di Cremona, Donau Festwochen, Bach en Combrailles, Les Academies Musicales De Saintes, Magdeburg Telemann Festival, Internationale Barocktage Stift Melk, Festival La Chaise Dieu, Festival Poznan Baroque and others. She also took part in Itineraire Baroque festival organized by Ton Koopman where she was participating in his chamber music programs.

Lilia Slavny proceeded with her research on baroque violin at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, with Elizabeth Wallfish and Kati Debretzeni, in 2008 she graduated with distinction, receiving a Master of Music degree.

Lilia took part in productions of the most well - known early music groups such as Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra conducted by Ton Koopman, English Baroque Soloists o.l.v. John Eliot Gardiner, Harmonie Universelle, Gabrieli Consort and De Nederlandse Bachvereniging. She is a permanent member of the Parisian orchestra Le Cercle de l’Harmonie olv Jeremie Rhorer, Apollo Ensemble (Netherlands), Ludovice Ensemble (Portugal) and Les Inventions (France). From 2014 Lilia started her collaboration with The King's Consort olv Robert King, and in 2015 - with a new orchestra Le Concert de la Loge which was founded in Paris by well-known French violinist Julen Chauvin.

In August 2004, Lilia won the first prize in the Second International Soloist Competition for Early Instruments in Schärding (Austria).

PHOENIX members (in random order)