VIOLINIST VOLODJA BALZALORSKY HAS BEEN AWARDED FIVE PRESTIGIOUS MUSIC PRIZES IN US, CANADA, SPAIN AND IN SLOVENIA

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(Thursday, December 17, 2009)  –  (PRWEB) December 17, 2009

Recently Volodja Balzalorsky received his 5th music award in the past three years, in the category “Classical Music” at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards in front of some of Hollywood’s most famous Music Industry professionals.

Cantabel Productions is delighted to announce that Volodja Balzalorsky received the “Hollywood Music In Media Award – Best Classical” in the category classical music for his Live Collection (four albums), released by Eroica Classical Recordings and Cantabel Productions, now available on iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic and all major digital outlets.
The live collection of Volodja Balzalorsky, is a unique presentation featuring the violinist with his chamber music partners, from 1985 to the present. The performances are taken from live national broadcasts, international festivals and concert series, around the world.
The Hollywood Music In Media Awards recognizes and honors the music of independent artists from around the globe. Both mainstream and independent artists are honored as peers for their compositions and recordings in all forms of media. The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) was presented Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at The Highlands in the world famous Hollywood & Highlands / Kodak Theater complex in Hollywood, CA.
For the past couple of years Volodja Balzalorsky has been making a splash in the US and Canada, winning also the Inland Empire Music Award for Best International Artist in 2008, the Ontario Independent Music Award in 2007, and was a nominee for the Los Angeles Music Award 2007 and 2008 and a nominee for Hollywood Music Award 2008.
Volodja Balzalorsky received also the Canary Islands Music Award 2007 in Spain, and the Betetto Music Award (2006), the highest music award given in Slovenia.
Volodja Balzalorsky performs as a solo violinist, recitalist, and chamber musician, for which he consistently receives outstanding acclaim. Numerous highly praised concerts, broadcasts, CD and TV recordings in various countries, have established his reputation as an artist with a sensitive, intelligent, and intuitive gift of interpretation.
Volodja Balzalorsky is particularly active in the field of chamber music. He performs with several well-known international artists and ensembles. Critics comment on the degree to which he is able to develop and maintain unity with his musical partners in this milieu, presenting “‚Ķan exceptional harmony of ease and authenticity of performance‚Ķ”
Balzalorsky’s 2008-09 season brought performances in Italy, Norway, Denmark, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, and in USA.
Highlights of Mr. Balzalorsky’s 2009-2010 Season include performances at Ljubljana Festiva in Slovenia, in Gasteig, Munich, with Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms Concerto at Persore Abbey, at The Red Hedgehog Celebrity Concert Series in London, 3rd performance at Carnegie Hall in New York (ArrivaDiva Master Recita Series), at SXSW Festival in Austin in March 2010, and with Amael Piano Trio in San Marino, Belgrade, Zagreb and twice in Rome.