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Peter Spissky

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Peter Spissky studied violin at the Music Academy in Bratislava, Slovakia, and Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden. He has been concertmaster of Concerto Copenhagen since 1999. Apart from Concerto Copenhagen, Peter is the artistic director of Camerata Øresund, a group of the younger generation of Scandinavian players. As a guest concertmaster/conductor he appears regularly with Barokkanerne in Oslo, Finnish Baroque Orchestra, Jönköping Sinfonietta, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra. As a violinist, he performs with Barokksolistene, Solamente Naturali, Festspiel Orchester Göttingen, and Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra. Peter Spissky teaches Baroque violin at the Malmö Academy of Music and Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and gives master classes all around Scandinavia. In 2017 Peter successfully defended his doctoral thesis concerned with Baroque dance and violin bowing at the Lund University, receiving a PhD degree in music and arts.

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