Alexandra Conunova



Violinist of Moldavian origins born in 1988, Alexandra Conunova graduated at Hannover Music University with Prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn. She then attended masterclasses with Igor Oistrakh, Mihaela Martin, Ivry Gitlis, Boris Kuschnir.
Conunova drew the attention of the critics and of the audience after winning the “Joseph Joachim” International Violin Competition in Hannover (2012), success which led her to the recordings with Naxos.
She performed with many orchestras among which Münchener Kammerorchester, Hofer Symphoniker, NDR Radio Philharmonic, Belarus State Orchestra, Norddeutsche Philarmonie in Rostok, Saint Petersburg Hermitage Orchestra, Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre International de Genève. She played under the button of Gabor Takacs Nagy, Hannu Lintu, Patrick Strub, Johannes Wildner, Juhanni Numminen, Niklas Willen, Teodor Currentzis.
Conunova is passionate about chamber music: in 2009 her first Brahms and Mozart CD together with Heiner Schindler, leading clarinet of the Berlin Staatskapelle, and with the Conunova Quartet, founded by the young artist. She has recently been awarded with the Julius Bär prize for the talent of the year in Verbier Festival in 2013 and will perform a solo recital in Verbier in 2015. Alexandra is a frequent presence with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Soloists and Yuri Bashmet, Camerata Bern, Lousanne Sinfonietta, and more. She will also be touring in Italy with Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana.
Conunova is the 3rd Prize winner of the Fifteenth Tchaikovsky International Competition in July 2015 in Moscow.
Alexandra Conunova plays a 1735 Santo Serafino violin.