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Bracha Malkin

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Violinist Bracha Malkin joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2016-17 season. She has performed worldwide in recitals as well as with orchestras in Europe, Russia, Israel, South America, and Japan. An avid chamber musician, Malkin collaborated with Yuri Bashmet, Irena Grafenauer, Gary Hoffman, and Lynn Harrell in Germany at the Kronberg Academy's Chamber Music Connects the World festival in 2008. She spent two summers at the Marlboro Music Festival, and has performed at the Menton Music Festival in France, the Delft and Storioni festivals in the Netherlands, and the Academy of Music Summer Festival in Nyack, New York. A prizewinner at the Wieniawski and Paganini International violin competitions, she is also a member of the Malkin Duo. Malkin studied with her father, Isaac Malkin, at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege program as well as with Aaron Rosand at the Curtis Institute of Music, Miriam Fried at Indiana University, and Boris Belkin at the Maastricht Conservatory in the Netherlands.

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