Sergej Krylov has established himself as one of the most talented violinists of his generation. He is regularly invited to perform at prestigious concert halls worldwide and has appeared with orchestras including the Staatskapelle Dresden, Philharmonique de Radio France, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Filarmonica della Scala, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, London Philharmonic, Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt, and the St.Petersburg Philharmonic,
Royal Philharmonic, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Russian National Symphony, NHK Symphony (Tokyo), Atlanta Symphony, English Chamber and Budapest Festival orchestras.
Among the important personalities with whom he has worked, his friendship with Mstislav Rostropovich has been one of the most significant influences in Krylov’s artistic life. Krylov has appeared with many conductors including Mikhail Pletnev, Dmitri Kitajenko, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Jurowski, Andrey Boreyko, Fabio Luisi, Omer Meir Wellber, Yuri Temirkanov, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Asher Fisch, Vasily Petrenko, Nicola Luisotti, Saulius Sondeckis, Zoltán Kocsis and Yuri Bashmet.
Among the major events in Sergej Krylov’s calendar for 2015 and 2016 there are appearances with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Russian National Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, Filarmonica of La Scala, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic, Rai Orchestra Turin, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony, ORF Symphony Orchestra Vienna, Taipei Symphony and Tokyo City Orchestra. In the meantime, he continues his very successful work as music director of the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra performing concerts in Vilnius and touring all over Europe. Many recitals for solo violin and with piano complete his calendar.
Sergej Krylov devotes a great deal of time to chamber music projects, playing alongside Denis Matsuev, Yuri Bashmet, Itamar Golan, Lilya Zilberstein, Aleksandar Madžar, Bruno Canino, Stefania Mormone, Maxim Rysanov, Nobuko Imai, the Belcea Quartet and Elīna Garanča. Since 2008 he has been nominated Music Director of the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and he is regularly taking on the double role of soloist and conductor in a wide repertoire ranging from Baroque music to contemporary works.
His discography, in addition to the release of the Paganini 24 Caprices, includes recordings for EMI and Melodya.
Born in Moscow into a family of musicians, Sergej Krylov began studying the violin at the age of five and completed his studies at the Moscow Central Music School. While still very young he won the International Lipizer Violin Competition, the Stradivarius International Violin Competition and the Fritz KreislerCompetition.