Boris Stansky, born 1983 in Moscow, started playing the cello at the age of 6. At the age of 10 he won the 2nd prize at the 1st Moscow Competition of Young Soloists and was accepted into the academic music school at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of Prof. Alexey Seleznev. There he took part in master classes with Daniil Shafran and Natalia Shakhovskaja. He also played a lot of chamber music.
In 1997 he won a prize at the International Cello Competition "Concertino Praga". In the same year he played the Saint-Saens Concerto with the Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory in the famous Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory as part of the Moscow Festival of Young Soloists. In the following years Boris performed as soloist with chamber and symphony orchestras in Russia, Poland, Finland, Austria and Germany.
In March 2003 he began his studies at the "Musikhochschule Mannheim" with Prof. Michael Flaksman and in October 2004 he won the 3rd prize at the International Cello Competition "Premio Arturo Bonucci" in Rome. In August 2007 he was employed as assistant to Prof. Christian Giger (the solo cellist of the "Gewandhausorchester Leipzig") at the Summer Academy for Chamber Music "Schloss Heiligenberg".
In 2007 Boris founded "Das Tramonto Quartett" and began studying string quartet with Prof. Susanne Rabenschlag. From 2009 to 2011 he was employed at the "Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern" as solo cellist for 2 years. During this time he also played as a solo cellist at the "Theater Heidelberg". In 2013 he finished his studies with the concert exam (solo concert - "Rococo- Variations" by Tchaikovsky - with the Philharmonic Orchestra Baden-Baden).
Since 2012 Boris Stansky is permanently employed by the Munich Symphony Orchestra. As a temp Boris is in great demand with orchestras such as the Stuttgart State Theatre, the Nuremberg State Theatre, the Mannheim National Theatre and the Komische Oper Berlin as well as with the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra (SWR), the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbrücken and the Rhineland-Palatinate State Philharmonic Orchestra.