Mesin was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1978. At the
age of 5 he took up the violin and piano. In 1988 he
became a student of Prof. Ulrike Dierick’s
class at the Saarland Academy for Music and Theatre. In 1990 Mesin became
a student at the Lubeck Academy for Musik (Prof. Zakhar Bron). From 1998
he studied at the Academy of Music in Saarbrücken (Prof. Dierick and
Prof Maxim Vengerov). He passed his final exams with distinction in 2004
and since then takes part in the soloist class of Prof. Vengerov. Mesin
plays a Joseph Gagliano violin made in 1776.
prizes and grants
1994: 1st prize for the German competition “Jugend musiziert”.
2000: 1st prize in the “Concours Luxembourgeois pour jeunes solistes”.
2002/2003: Mesin was granted the “Richard Wagner Association Germany” scholarship.
• Recital with Itamar Golan during the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad.
• Concert with the English Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Maxim Vengerov
at the Barbican Centre, London, the Théatre de Châtelet, Paris and
the Auditoro National, Madrid.
as soloist with the SaarLorLux Orchestra, conducted
by Thomas Krämer in Saarbrücken and the Konzerthaus
am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin on occasion of the Young
Euro Classic Festival.
• Concert at the National Conservatory Peking and the Embassy of the Federal
Republic of Germany.
2003/2004: Performed in Tel Aviv.
2004/2005: Royal Academy of Music, London. A performance of Igor Strawinsky’s
violin concerto in Berlin. A concert in Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Also German
tour with chamber orchestra.
Soloist with the Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Rudolf Barschai
2006: Open Air Concert with the “Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinlandpfalz”
conducted by Cornelius Meister
• Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Germany
• Musikfest Santander, Germany.
• Rheingauer Musiksommer,
and TV recordings
1998: Mesin performed with Maxim Vengerov for a classical documentation of
NVC ARTS in London (broadcast worldwide by Channel Four, Arte and BBC.
2003: The German TV channel SWR made a documentary about him (“Musikdebüt”).