Academy

Andriy Viytovych

Viola

Principal violist of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Royal College of Music, London

AIMS Academy 31/O7-1O/O8/2O21

  • Individual master classes for viola
  • Audition training
  • Opportunities to perform on stage as a soloist or in chamber groups
  • Selected students will experience the Festival Orchestra with maestro Riccardo Frizza

 

Born in Ukraine, Andriy Viytovych studied at the Lviv Conservatory (Ukraine) and the International Menuhin Music Academy (Switzerland). His main influences were Alberto Lysy and Johannes Eskaer, his teachers and colleagues in concerto and chamber music recordings. Also with Camerata Lysy Mr. Viytovych has performed concerts in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, France and Argentina.
In 1996 Mr. Viytovych came to London and joined the London Symphony Orchestra as co-principal viola. He has also played principal viola with many orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the English Sinfonia, the London Sinfonietta, the London Symphony Orchestra, working with Mstislav Rostropovich, Pierre Boulez, Sir Georg Solti, Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink.
Mr. Viytovych´s enthusiasm for chamber music has led to collaboration with different chamber groups including Camerata Lysy, the London Symphony Chamber Players, Razumovsky Ensemble and Covent Garden Soloists.
In 2000 Mr. Viytovych became principal viola with the Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
He is also professor of viola at the Royal College of Music, London.