Arthur Rusanovsky – viool is ArteVita’s young talented soloist. Born in Amsterdam, he started playing the violin at the age of five years old. Later on Arthur studied with Ilya Grubert at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He completed his Master of Music cum laude at the Universität der Künste in Berlin with Mark Gothoni. He has also taken classes with Ida Haendel, Vadim Brodski, Igor Ozim, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Zakhar Bron and Ana Chumachenco. As a soloist he played with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Magdeburgische Philharmonie, Holland Symphonia, Jenaer Philharmonie, Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra Alphons Diepenbrock, Amstelveen Symphony Orchestra and the Kennemer Youth Orchestra.Arthur is first prize winner of the Princess Christina Competition, laureate of the TONALi Grand Prix in Hamburg, winner of the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now E.V. in Berlin, laureate of the Ibolyka-Gyarfas competition, finalist of the evening of the young musician and prize winner of the Iordens Violin Days. Arthur is part of “TONALi”, a Hamburg-based agency dedicated to popularizing classical music among young people. He thinks it is important that young people come into contact with classical music as well.