Sofia Yakovenko

13, violin, Hartsysk, Ukraine

Sofia studies at the Gnessin State Musical College with Tatiana Berkul. She is a winner of music competitions (more than 20 awards), including the IX M. G. Erdenko International Violin Competition (Belgorod, 2013, Grand Prix), the XII International Russian Rotary Children Music Competition (Moscow, 2014, III prize). Scholar of the Vladimir Spivakov’s International Charity Foundation. In 2015, she performed at the opening of the XII International Festival Moscow Meets Friends with Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra.

Performance program:

Round I

J. Brahms. Contemplation (arranged by J. Heifetz)
P. Sarasate. Spanish Dance № 8 op. 26

Round II

H. Wieniawski. Remembrances of Moscow op. 6

Round III

F. Mendelssohn. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor op. 64, 1st movement