Galya Bisengalieva


A gifted violinist of Kazakh origin, Galya Bisengalieva was born into a musical family and began playing at the age of five.

She has held a post of Soloist with the Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra since 2010 performing Barber, Beethoven, Schnittke, Mendelssohn, Bernstein and Korngold concertos. Recent appearances as soloist with orchestras in Europe, Asia and South America culminated in a sell out performance of Bruch’s Violin Concerto in Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, for which Galya received the Revelación Award by the Music Critics Association of Argentina.

Galya is a deeply passionate chamber musician, founding the Gagliano Ensemble and leading the LCO Soloists which has seen her perform in front of audiences of over six thousand people in Poland, Holland and Dublin. Galya has held the position of concertmaster in several orchestras taking her to prestigious venues such as Column's Hall, Moscow, The National Centre of the Performing Arts, Mumbai and the Lincoln and Kennedy Centres in New York and Washington DC. She has furthermore led under the baton of such illustrious conductors as Sir Colin Davis, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Evgeni Bushkov and Vladimir Jurowski.

Highlights of 2015 include performing Brahms’s Violin Concerto as part of Liam Byrne’s Meltdown Festival at the Royal Festival Hall. Debuting at Béla Bartók National Concert Hall in Budapest and Victoria Hall in Geneva as part of the Antigel Festival.

Galya plays on a specially commissioned violin by Jürgen Manthey.