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"Aylen Pritchin is obviously gifted with something special to say and with an outstanding musical culture”
Bruno Monsaingeon

“We have to admit, after listening, that Aylen Pritchin is the future of the violin and
that he will amaze us with all his art.” ClassiqueHD

“The companion performance of Brahms’s Violin Concerto was violinist Aylen
Pritchin. This was a crack musical team at the top of its game […] You’d struggle to
hear this music played better anywhere.”
The Times

Aylen Pritchin is one of the most sought-after and versatile artists today. He performs repertoire spanning from early music to contemporary, playing on period and modern instruments.

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Pritchin received numerous awards, including First Grand prize at the Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris (2014).
Concerto highlights in the 23/24 season include several debuts: Orchestre de Chambre de Paris at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Saint-Saëns 3) and WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln (Beethoven) with Maxim Emelyanychev, Camerata Nordica in a playing and leading programme across Sweden (Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams,
Desyatnikov, Beethoven), Sinfonia Varsovia (Mendelssohn) with Barbara Dragan in the frame of “Ma Région Virtuose” Festival in Nantes. Other collaborations include his returns to Il Pomo d’Oro Orchestra (Mozart 3) with Maxim Emelyanychev and Taiwan Philharmonic Orchestra with Jun Märkl featuring Korngold violin concerto for two concerts in Taipei and Kaohsiung.
A celebrated chamber musician, Pritchin’s invitations include his debut at the Just Klassik Festival in Troyes, the Landshut Kammermusik Festival in Germany and a return at the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival in Austria
among others. In March 2024, Aylen and Maxim Emelyanychev are invited in duo at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Jeanine Roze Production). The programme includes works of Brahms, Dvořák and Grieg.
Highlights of recent seasons include successful collaborations : Scottish Chamber Orchestra and their Principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev (Brahms), Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (Prokofiev 2; Bruch 1), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Saint-Saëns 3 ; Prokofiev 2), Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra (Brahms), Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria (Schnittke 2), Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra (Stravinsky), Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra (Williams; Stravinsky), Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Mendelssohn). Other collaborations include Il Pomo d’Oro Orchestra under Maxim Emelyanychev’s direction at the Würzburg MozartFest (Mozart 3) and the Gunma Symphony Orchestra in Japan (Mozart 5).
In addition, Pritchin has collaborated with conductors such as Teodor Currentzis, Christian Arming, Yip Wing-sie, Shao-Chia Lü, Michiyoshi Inoue, Cornelius Meister, Yuri Simonov, Dorian Wilson, Mikhail Gerts, Shlomo Mintz, Olivier Ochanine and Valentin Uryupin.

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In recital, he has appeared at renowned festivals and venues: Wiener Konzerthaus, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Stockholm Musikaliska, Salzburg Mozarteum, Tchaikovsky Conservatory Hall in Moscow and the Champs-Elysées Theatre in Paris. Pritchin also performs at the Hong Kong Concert Hall with pianist Rémi Geniet and at the Toppan Hall in Tokyo with pianist Tomoki Kitamura. In Europe, his recent invitations include the Dubrovnik Summer Festival
with Maxim Emelyanychev, the SoNoRo Festival in Romania, La Folle Journée de Nantes with Lukas Geniusas and the Lockenhaus Kammermusikfest, collaborating with such artists as Lawrence Power, Nicolas Altstaedt and Olli Mustonen.
In 2019, the label Ad Vitam Records released a violin solo cd with some of the most significant works of the 20th century, including the first edition ever of Tema con 8 variazioni by Jean Françaix.
In 2021, Aylen and Maxim Emelyanychev's album dedicated to the Brahms Violin Sonatas and recorded on period
instruments has been released on Aparté. The album has received glowing reviews.
In 2022 his CD “Debussy-Hahn-Stravinsky” with Lukas Geniusas has been released on Mirare Productions and awarded the “Preis der Deutschen Schallplaten Kritik” in Germany and a “Choc de Classica” in France. This release has been named among the "5 Classical Music Albums You Can Listen to Right Now" by the New York Times.
Aylen is currently teaching at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf.