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  • date of birth: 28th of September 1992

  • studied with Prof. Zakhar Bron at the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid and with Prof. Mario Hossen at the New Bulgarian University

  • has worked with Pavel Vernikov, Boris, Garlitsky, Igor Petrushevsky, Ivry Gitlis, Michael Frischenschlager, Gerard Poulet, Donald Weilerstein, Oleg Krysa, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Svetlin Roussev, Vadim Gluzmanm and Yuiri Volgin

  • performed in Paris, Cannes, Monaco, Madrid, Lisbon, Brussels, Hamburg, Essen, Moscow, Vienna, Bratislava, Bern,

Prizes: First Prize and the Thomastic Infeld Special Prize at the E-Muse International Music Competition; First Prize at the “Rising Star of Europe” International Music Competition in London; Second Prize at the “Suna Kan” International Violin Competition in Ankara, Turkey


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. 17

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 4 in A minor op. 23

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Vladigerov “Horo” for Violin and Piano


Brahms Sonata no. 3 in D minor op. 108

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in F minor op. 6

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriciosso op. 28


Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor op. 47