Elizaveta Tyun

manusElizaveta Tyun, 19, studies at the Royal College of Music (London)with professor Jan Repko. Having started playing the violin at the age of five, she has already performed on many world stages, as well as taking part in a number of international competitions. Among her latest achievements are Second Prize in International Competition in Avignon (France) and reaching the Category Finals of BBC Young Musician 2014, as well as becoming a Soirée d'Or Scholar.

Elizaveta has participated in a number of other competitions. Her first was the International Competition "Teacher - Student" in Moscow in 2006 (First Prize and a one year grant as a Special Prize). It was followed by the international competition "The Window to Europe" in St. Petersburg in 2007 (Grand Prix). In 2008 Elizaveta took part in the Violin Competition of the Gartov Foundation (Germany) in St. Petersburg with an international jury headed by Professor W. Marschner (First Prize). She also has a Diploma of the Third Moscow International Oistrakh Violin Competition (2008).

Elizaveta participated in master classes with Professors including Zakhar Bron, Helmut Zehtmair, Christian Altenburger and Vadim Gluzman. Her first concert performance experience was in 2004 at the age of eight, when she played with a symphony orchestra from Lindau, Germany, in The Marble Palace of St. Petersburg. Since then Elizaveta has performed on different stages of St. Petersburg (for example, the Small Hall of the St. Petersburg Philarmonic, the Mikhailovsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet and
Glazunov Hall of the St. Petersburg Conservatory).

Elizaveta has also given concerts in many European countries, including the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Italy, which gave her a great amount of performance experience as well as developing her interests in travelling and learning languages.

Alongside her solo career Elizaveta has paid much attention to chamber music, having played in duos, trios, quartets and quintets. Within some of the ensembles she has performed on stages of Russia, Switzerland, Germany and the UK, and in 2009 the trio Elizaveta played in took part in the Second
International Chamber Music Competition-Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, where they won the First Prize.

Photo courtesy of Andreea Tufescu Photography