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Olekandr Korniev



Oleksandr Korniev is currently a teaching assistant at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. 

In 2012, he won 4th prize in Lysenko International Competition in Ukraine and was the semifinalist of Singapore International Violin Competition in 2015. In 2016 Oleksandr won Grand Prix of Astana International Violin Competition in Kazakhstan and 1st prize at Futian International Violin Competition in China. In 2017 he won major prizes at Zhuhai Mozart International Violin and Piano Competition and Chengdu Invitational Violin Competition.

He has attended master classes with Leonidas Kavakos, Zakhar Bron, Valeriy Sokolov, Boris Kushnir, Ivry Gitlis, Shmuel Ashkenazi, Vadim Repin, Haim Taub and Paul Rochek. As a soloist and chamber musician he performed in Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Japan, Israel, USA, Kazakhstan, China and Singapore.

Born in Ukraine, Oleksandr started learning the violin when he was 5. In 2001, he was admitted to the Kharkiv Specialized Middle Music school where he studied with Prof. Vladimir Svitchkarenko. In 2011 he was admitted to the Kiev National Music Academy where he studied with Prof. Olga Ryvnyak. Oleksandr is an alumnus of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, and studied with Prof. Qian Zhou. 


First Round

J.S. BACH: Adagio and Fuga from the Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 9 and 24
F. KREISLER: Berceuse Romantique, Op. 9



L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30/2
J. BRAHMS: Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78
H. WIENIAWSKI: Faust Fantasy, Op. 20



W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216

Grand Final

J. SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47