Born 1990 in Crimea, the Berlin-based violinist Diana Tishchenko is considered one of the most exciting artists of today’s classical music scene. In 2018, she won the Grand Prix at the legendary Long Thibaud Crespin International Competition in Paris. In 2019 Warner Classics released her debut album with works by Enescu, Ravel, Ysaÿe and Prokofiev, she has recorded alongside her long-standing piano partner Zoltán Fejérvári. After the European Concert Hall Organization (ECHO) named her a Rising Star of the season 20/21, Diana Tishchenko appears in 20 major concert halls in Europe including the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the Barbican London, the Paris Philharmonie, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam in the 2022/23 season. Recent and upcoming engagements include collaborations with orchestras such as Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, giving her debut performance at the Berliner Philharmonie, as well as Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, Berlin Barock Soloists, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg. She has shared the stage with conductors such as Lahav Shani, Joshua Weilerstein, Andrew Litton and Lionel Bringuier, among others. Diana appears regularly at major festivals, including the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, La Folle Journée de Nantes and Tokyo, the Prades Festival Pablo Casals and Salon de Provence. Beginning her violin studies with her aunt Lidia Tishchenko, Diana studied with Tamara Mukhina in Kyiv’s specialized music school. She received her master degree with Ulf Wallin at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin, Solo Performance with Boris Kuschnir at the University of Arts Graz, and received important musical advices from Rita Wagner, Ferenc Rados, and Sir András Schiff later on. During her studies, Diana has been awarded top prizes at several internationally renowned competitions such as the Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition in 2018, among others. She plays a violin by Italian luthier, Carlo Bergonzi from the year 1715.