Anshelevich made his recital debut at the age of 9. Five years later, he was accepted at the famed Moscow State Conservatory and won first prize in the cello division of the highly competitive all-Russian competition, leading to studies with world-famous cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.
Formerly associate principal cello with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, where he performed for 38 years, he served on the faculty of Southern Methodist University and as artist-in-residence at the University of Dallas.
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