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Alessandro Ruisi

Violin I

Born in the UK with Sicilian heritage, violinist Alessandro Ruisi enjoys a versatile performing career and has rapidly developed an outstanding reputation as a chamber musician and soloist.

Alessandro is first violinist of the Ruisi Quartet in which he performs with his brotherMax. Winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society award for Young British String Players, the Ruisis have established a reputation as a charismatic and expressive ensemble. In 2018 were awarded a place on the Kirckman Artists scheme and selected for an Aldeburgh Chamber Music Residency, studying with cellist/conductor David Watkin.

Alongside his devotion to chamber music Alessandro appears as guest director and principal with various ensembles including Aurora Orchestra, European Union Chamber Orchestra, 12 Ensemble, London Contemporary Orchestra and the French unconducted symphony orchestra Les Dissonances.