6 Violin Concertos
Violin concerto No.
1 in Eb major, Op. 6
Violin concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7
Violin concerto No. 3 in E major
Violin concerto No. 4 in D minor
Violin concerto No. 5 in A minor
Violin concerto No. 6 in E minor
ALEXEI GOROKHOV Violin
Orchestration and Cadenzas:
The Chamber Orchestra of the Shevchenko Opera Theatre, Kiev, Zakhary
Alexei Gorokhov was born in Moscow
on Feb. 11, 1927. He studied at the Moscow conservatory where
his main violin teachers were L. Tseitlin and A Yampolsky. In
addition to his violin studies he also received a degree in Musicology.
Achieving prizes at several international violin competitions
he toured extensively in the Soviet Union as well as in Germany,
Poland, Denmark, Sweden. Rumania, Portugal and Korea. In 1957
he became a professor of the violin at the Kiev conservatory.
He has recorded numerous violin works, among them: the concertos
by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Paganini, and
by Victor Kosenko. Alexei Gorokhov passed away on Feb. 3, 1999.