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  • date of birth: February 3, 2001
  • currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music with Maestro Remus Azoiței;
  • studied at the Purcell School with Charles Stewart;
  • masterclasses with Pierre Amoyal, Mihaela Martin, George Tudorache, Alina Ibragimova, Alexandru Tomescu, Tatiana Polozova, Evgeniya Chugaeva and Alexandru Gavrilovrici;
  • major recitals as soloist at the Drapers’ Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London, The Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest.

Prizes: 1st prize at the George Georgescu, Lira de Aur, Miniatura Romantică and Timotei Popovici International Violin Competitions


First Round

Bach Grave and Fugue from Sonata in A minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K. 219

Paganini Caprice No. 24

Second Round

Schubert Rondo in B minor for Violin and Piano D. 895

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

Ravel Tzigane


Ravel Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major

Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F minor for Violin and Piano Op. 6

Saint-Saëns / Ysaÿe Caprice d’après l’étude en forme de valse


Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47