violín, Diana Tishchenko
Ukrainian violinist Diana Tishchenko made her debut in the great hall of the Berliner Philharmonie with Deutsche Symphonie Orchester and Joshua Weilerstein conducting, performing Shostakovitch' Concerto No. 1 in a minor. After graduating the Lysenko Specialized School of Music in Kiev, where she studied with Tamara Mukhina ,she continued her studies with Professor Ulf Wallin at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler”. She attended master classes with Ferenc Rados, also Ana Chumachenko, Rainer Kussmaul and Saschko Gawriloff. In 2013 she won the «Boris Pergamenschikow Prize» competition for contemporary chamber music in Berlin with her piano trio – Trio Korngold. With her duo-partner, Norwegian pianist Joachim Carr, she was awarded the 1st Prize at the 10. Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon, France. From 2011 until 2013, Diana Tishchenko was the Concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, where she had the chance to collaborate with musicians such as Sir Colin Davis, Franz Welser-Möst, Herbert Blomstedt, Antonio Pappano, Daniele Gatti, Thomas Hampson, Hilary Hahn, Lisa Batiashvili, Matthias Goerne, Frank-Peter Zimmermann and Leif Ove Andsnes. Until 2016 Diana Tishchenko was the Concertmaster of the Munich Chamber Orchestra; currently she dedicates herself mainly to solo career, besides being an active and enthusiastic chamber musician. In January 2017 she was awarded the 1st Prize at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Competition in Berlin. Diana Tishchenko plays a violin by Camillus Camilli (Mantua, 1731) on loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.