Ukrainian violinist Andrej Bielow was educated in Germany and France. As a soloist and chamber musician, he has recorded over 20 CDs and performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the New Japan Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de France, the Kiev Philharmonic and the Munich Chamber Orchestra. At international competitions, Bielow has won several prizes, and he has received a large number of cultural grants. He teaches violin at the conservatory in Graz and frequently gives master classes in Europe, Asia and the USA. As a chamber musician, he has performed at festivals throughout Europe – including Chamber Music at Lundsgaard, where his distinguished musicianship, passion for chamber music and infectious energy have made him a regular and treasured guest.