Alexander Belavsky2nd Violin

Alexander Belavsky

Hometown:

Chicago, IL

Year you joined the Grant Park Music Festival:

1979

Where did you study?

Moscow, Jerusalem, and Boston

What do you love most about your instrument?

It is the king of kings! It’s the closest imitation to the human voice. No, no…voice is an imitation of my instrument!

Who is your all-time favorite performer?

Louis Armstrong

If you could sit down and chat with any musical figure (dead or alive) who would it be?

I would continue my conversation with Pablo Casals

Hobbies?

Photography and travel