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  • date of birth: 10th of August 1998

  • is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with the leader of the BBC Philharmonic, Prof. Yuri Torchinsky since 2016

  • studied with Natalia Fikhtengolts at the Gnessin School of Music, with Prof. Galina Turchaninova and Prof. Asya Kushner at the Central Music School of Moscow’s Conservatoire

  • attended masterclasses/lessons with Andrey Baranov, Pavel Vernikov, Pierre Amoyal, Boris Kuschnir, Zakhar Bron, Krzystof Wergrzyn, Alina Ibragimova, Alina Pogostkina, Yair Kless, James Ehnes, Mauricio Fuks, Yair Kless and Boris Belkin

  • performed a solo recital at the Nottingham Theatre Royal, a chamber music recital at the Central Music School in Moscow and as a soloist across the UK

Prizes: Winner of the Leopold Auer International Violin and String Quartet Competition and the Emil Kamilarov International Competition for young violinists in Sofia, Bulgaria


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. 24

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 3 in E flat major op. 12 no. 3

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo op. 34


Grieg Sonata no. 3 in C minor op. 45

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in f minor op. 6

Ravel Tzigane


Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major op. 35