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Valeriy Sokolov

Ukrainian violinist Valeriy Sokolov, winner of the George Enescu International Violin Competition in Bucharest, is one of the most outstanding artists of his generation. He works regularly with the world's leading orchestras, including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Orchestre de Paris. Valeriy Sokolov frequently works with conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, David Zinman, Susanna Malkki, Andris Nelsons, Charles Dutoit, Cristian Măcelaru, Peter Oundjian, Rafael Payare, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Juraj Valčuha and Kirill Karabits. In the 2022/23 season, Valeriy Sokolov returns to the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra to give several performances of the Sibelius Violin Concerto, and to record a CD under the baton of Santtu-Matias Rouvali. Valeriy Sokolov is also Artist in Residence with the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini this season. In the 2021/22 season, Valeriy returned to the SWR Symphonieorchester and the Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo. Recent appearances have included the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Orchestre de Paris, Philharmonia Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Tampere Philharmonic, MDR Sinfonieorchester and Singapore Symphony Born in 1986 in Kharkiv, Valeriy Sokolov is one of the leading violinists of Ukrainian descent. He left his homeland at the age of 13 and completed his studies with Natalia Boyarskaya, Felix Andrivesky, Marc Lubotsky, Ana Chumachenko, Boris Kuschnir and Gidon Kremer in London, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Vienna.