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Cristian de Sa


  • date of birth: 21st of December 1994

  • currently studying at the Mozarteum of Salzburg in the class of Pierre Amoyal.

  • attended masterclasses with many esteemed artists, most notably: Sylvia Rosenberg, James Ehnes, Vadim Repin, Rodney Friend, Menahem Presssler and Ralph Kirshbaum

  • has been awarded the Leverhulme Scholarship to study with Maurice Hasson at the Royal Academy of Music and graduated in the summer of 2017 with a First Class Honours degree, as the only student of Tasmin Little and under the close supervision of Maxim Vengerov

Prizes: First Prize at the “Groba” International Violin Competition 2015 in Spain, the Regency Award and the J & A Beare Prize


First Round

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

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice no. 20

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 5 in F major op. 24, Spring”

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Prokofiev Five Melodies op. 35 bis


Fauré Sonata no. 1 in A major op. 13

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in F minor op. 6

Wieniawski Polonaise Brillante no. 2 in A major op. 21


Lalo Symphonie Espagnole