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  • date of birth: 25th of December 1989

  • currently attending a Master Degree course at the Niccolò Paganini Conservatory of Genoa, Italy

  • studied in Kiev (Ukraine) with prof. Bogodar Kotorovych and in Cremona (Italy) with Prof. Salvatore Accardo

  • participated in masterclasses with renowned musicians Tibor Varga, Dora Shwarzberg, Julian Rachlin, Nicola Benedetti, Oleh Krysa, Bin Huang

  • performed as a soloist with the Carlo Felice Theatre Orchestra of Genoa, and was broadcasted by televisions and radios of Ukraine, Switzerland, Poland, Austria and Italy

  • composed the “Zeneise Gran Capriccio à la Paganini” and the Variations “Sol Invictus” for Solo Violin

Prizes: First Prize of the National Competition XII Premio Nazionale delle Arti in Genoa, Italy, 2017; First Prize at the International Competition of Musical Interpretation in Genoa, Italy, 2015; Second Prize at the “Claudio Abbado” Competition in Bergamo, Italy, 2015, 5th prize winner of the 55th International Violin Competition “Premio Paganini”, 2018; 2nd prize winner at 34° International Violin Competition “Valsesia Musica”, 2018.


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin G minor

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

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

Paganini Nel cor più non mi sento


Brahms Sonata no. 2 in A major op. 100

Enescu Sonata no. 3 in A minor op. 25, dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso op. 28


Paganini Concerto no. 1 op. 6 (Cadenza by E.Sauret)