Sofia Nechiporenko

12, violin, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Sofia studies at the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music, teacher – Olga Gantvarg.

Laureate of the International Competition for Performing Arts St. Petersburg Christmas Assembly (2014, I prize), International Forum-Contest of Performing Mastery St. Petersburg's Spring 2015 (I prize), VI Sviridov International Competition for Youth Performing Arts (Saint Petersburg, 2015, I prize). Has performed on the stage of the Small Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonic.

Sofia takes singing lessons. Is fond of Russian literature and interests herself in Russian history and spiritual culture; learns English and Church Slavonic languages. Admires nature and adores horses.

Performance program at the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker':

Round I

R. Glière. Romance in D-dur, Op. 3

H. Wieniawski. Scherzo-Tarantella g-moll, Op. 16

Round II

F. Kreisler. Tambourin Chinois, Op. 3

Round III

É. Lalo. Spanish Symphony (Symphonie Espagnole), Op. 21, 1st movement

Eliminated in Round I of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'Nutcracker'.