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  • date of birth: February 8, 1999
  • attended the Oxford University where he studied with Rodney Friend MBE and will continue his studies with him next year on the Royal Academy of Music’s highest scholarship – the Bicentenary Scholarship;
  • attended the Cambridge International String Academy and was selected for the Leonidas Kavakos International Violin Masterclass 2020 on a full scholarship;
  • performed with orchestras such as the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales;
  • plays a 1777 Guadagnini violin from J & A Beare, loaned by a generous benefactor.

Prizes: semifinalist at the Sendai International Music Competition (2019); the Harriet Cohen Memorial Music Award for British musicians


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major K. 218

Paganini Caprice No. 24

Second Round

Schubert Fantasy in C major for Violin and Piano D. 934

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Saint-Saëns Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor Op. 75


Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano Op. 25, “dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Ernst Grand Caprice on Schubert’s Der Erlkönig


Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47