Iosif Purits

Performed in Sofar London, Oxford, Frome and Birmingham

Born into a family of acclaimed Russian classical accordionists, Iosif Purits is renowned for his effortless mastery of the instrument and profound musical sensitivity. He is a prizewinner of thirty international competitions, and boasts a truly international career with appearances at concert venues including Carnegie Hall (USA), Wigmore Hall (UK), Vienna Konzerthaus (Austria), George Western Recital Hall (Canada), and The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (Russia). Iosif came to prominence as recipient of the coveted Royal Academy of Music Patrons Award offering a Wigmore Hall debut to the most outstanding student across all instrumental departments, and prize-winner of the Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award. He was the BBC’s first ever Introducing Classical Artist which led to showcase performances on BBC Radio 3, the Cheltenham Music Festival, Latitude Festival, and Southbank Centre.

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