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©Elza Zherebchuk

Sofia PLAKHTSINSKA,

violoniste

She is studying at the Lviv Music Specialized School and University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Austria) in the class of Professor Emilio Percan.

 

As a solist has performed in the following countries: Austria, Ukraine, Slovakia, Germany, Poland, UAE.

Played double concerts with Oleg Krysa, Daniel Hope (with Zurich Chamber Orchestra), Valeriy Sokolov.

 

As a soloist she has performed with orchestras: Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Lviv Chamber Orchestra of the Organ Hall, Lviv Youth Chamber Orchestra, Ternopil Chamber Orchestra, Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Ternopil National Philharmonic Orchestra, Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Lviv National Philharmonic, Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Kharkiv National Philharmonic,Cherkasy Symphony Orchestra, Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Kyiv National Philharmonic Orchestra.

Participated in master classes: Daniel Hope, Boris Kushnir, Emilio Percan, Boris Garlitsky, Mikhail Nodelman, Dominika Falger, Jan Romanowski, Oleksiy Semenenko and Valeriy Sokolov.

 

She is winner of more than 15 International competitions all over the world:

For the last six years has participated in the following one: III «Wiener Klassiker» Danybia Talants International Music Competition – I Prize (2021); Jeno Hubay International Violin Competition, Hungary – II Prize (2021); Oskar Rieding International Competition for Young Musicians - I Prize (2021); Virtual International music competition – Malaysia – Second Prize (2021); I International youth music competition «Nouvelles Etoiles» French, Paris – I Prize, Prize of Public (2020); I International violin online competition «Prime violin» Slovakia - I Prize (2020); II International Competition of Young Violinists «Lviv Virtuoso» - I Prize,  Special prize of the Odessa International Violin Competition (2019); XXII International Competition of Bohdan Warchal «Talents for Europe» Slovakia - I Prize (2018).

 

In 2018  took part in the Summer Academy of Music in Vienna, in 2019 in the  «Internationalen Meisterkurs Kapfenberg» (Austria) and the «Internationalen Meisterkurs der Blackmore International Music Academy» in Berlin.