Geoffrey Trabichoff

September 5, 2023


British-born violinist Geoffrey Trabichoff graduated from London’s Guildhall School of Music at the age of 18 (L.G.S.M; A.G.S.M. – performer’s and teacher’s degrees) and whilst continuing his studies with the renowned Russian pedagogue Sascha Lasserson, began his career free-lancing with the London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, the English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players, and the BBC London Studio Players (known as “The Unit”). He accepted the position of violinist with the London Alpha Trio, giving concerts in England and touring Israel. He has been concertmaster of the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Portugal, the Mannheim Chamber and Hannover State Orchestras, Germany, and for 15 years was leader (concertmaster) of the B.B.C. Scottish Symphony Orchestra. He has been guest concertmaster with the London Symphony and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, and has twice appeared as director/soloist with the National Orchestra of Portugal. Mr. Trabichoff has collaborated with such conductors as Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Sir Alexander Gibson, Sir Charles Groves, Sir Simon Rattle, Andre Previn, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Mark Elder, and many others. He is featured on countless cds. Geoffrey has performed all the Mozart violin concertos with the Boise Baroque Orchestra in three Idaho venues. In 2009 he was invited to Regensburg, Germany, to perform the two Mendelssohn violin concertos on the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth, and has reappeared there playing the complete solo violin works of Mozart and the Elgar violin concerto. From 1997 – 2020 Mr. Trabichoff was concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic/Artist-in-Residence and professor of violin at the College of Idaho, and violinist with the Langroise Trio, which appeared on chamber music series throughout the country and twice performed at the Kennedy Center.