LSM Newswire

Monday, January 4, 2010

Violinist Volodja Balzalorsky has been Awarded Five Prestigious Music Awards in the past three years / New Digital Releases in various countries

Ljubljana, Slovenia--January 04, 2010 / ( -- Cantabel Productions is delighted to announce some excited news about our artist, the violinist Volodja Balzalorsky, who recently received his 5th music award in the past three years, in the category "Classical Music" at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, for live recordings from his Live Collection (

The Hollywood Music In Media Awards recognizes and honors the music of independent artists from around the globe. The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) was presented Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at The Highlands in the world famous Hollywood & Highlands / Kodak Theater complex in Hollywood, CA.

About Volodja Balzalorsky:

For the past couple of years Volodja Balzalorsky has been making a splash in the US and Canada, winning also the Inland Empire Music Award for Best International Artist in 2008, the Ontario Independent Music Award in 2007, and was a nominee for the Los Angeles Music Award 2007 and 2008 and a nominee for Hollywood Music Award 2008.

Volodja Balzalorsky also received the Canary Islands Music Award 2007 in Spain, and the Betetto Music Award (2006), the highest music award given in Slovenia.

Volodja Balzalorsky performs as a solo violinist, recitalist, and chamber musician, for which he consistently receives outstanding acclaim. Numerous highly praised concerts, broadcasts, CD and TV recordings in various countries, have established his reputation as an artist with a sensitive, intelligent, and intuitive gift of interpretation.

Volodja Balzalorsky is particularly active in the field of chamber music. He performs with several well-known international artists and ensembles. Critics comment on the degree to which he is able to develop and maintain unity with his musical partners in this milieu, presenting "…an exceptional harmony of ease and authenticity of performance…"

Balzalorsky's 2008-09 season brought performances in Italy, Norway, Denmark, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, and in USA.

Highlights of Mr. Balzalorsky's 2009-2010 Season include performances at Ljubljana Festival in Slovenia, at Festival Spectrum in Gasteig, Munich, with Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms Concerto at Pershore Abbey in England, recital at The Red Hedgehog Celebrity Concert Series in London, 3rd performance at Carnegie Hall in New York (ArrivaDiva Master Recital Series), at SXSW Festival in Austin in March 2010, and with Amael Piano Trio in San Marino, Belgrade, Zagreb and twice in Rome.

For more information about Volodja Balzalorsky's upcoming concerts, free mp3 download-airplay quality and where to buy his recordings (albums and downloads), please visit the following web pages:

Official web page of Volodja Balzalorsky:

Electronic Press Kit: High resolution Photos for download:

New Album Releases on MySpace:

Fan page of Volodja Balzalorsky on Facebook:

Volodja Balzalorsky on Twitter:

Free mp3 download for fans:

Free download - Broadcast quality recordings for airplay:

Photo Gallery on Hollywood Music In Media Awards web page:

Description: Volodja Balzalorsky accepts the Hollywood Music in Media Award at podium.

About Volodja Balzalorsky's Live Collection:

The live collection of Volodja Balzalorsky is a unique presentation featuring the violinist with his chamber music partners, from 1985 to the present, performing famous violin-piano Sonatas by Franck, Brahms, Grieg, Debussy, Janacek, Szymanowski and some other compositions by Dvorak, Paganini and Srebotnjak. The performances are taken from live national broadcasts, international festivals and concert series, around the world.

The Live Collections was originally released in Slovenia by Cantabel Productions, in partnership with Eroica Classical Recordings in USA, and is now available through IODA digital distribution on iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic.

Free Broadcast Quality Download for Radio Stations is available on Airplay Direct (Digital Press Kit):

Latest digital releases:

Latest digital releases of Balzalorsky's Live Collection in December 2009: in United Kingdom on 7digital,, and MySpace UK, in Germany on and T-Online/Musicload, in France on in US on Medianet,, and Spotify, in Japan on and in China on R2G.

New digital releases of Cantabel Productions planned in February / March 2010:

Amael Piano Trio Live from Spectrum Festival featuring works by Alfred Schnittke, Astor Piazzolla, Johannes Brahms and Slovenian work Maestoso Lugubre written by Lucian Maria Skerjanc and Portrait of Volodja Balzalorsky, featuring works by Ernest Bloch, Karol Szymanowski, Alojz Srebotnjak and Johannes Brahms.

Full-length preview on

To see press release go to

Contact: Marie Michaud, +38612316310,

To view this Article please go to

To learn more about Cantabel Productions please go to



Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home