1 October 2015, 6.30 pm
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London.
Adult £20, Early bird £15, Student £5
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Talent Unlimited is a charity that supports exceptionally talented music students as they embark on their careers. Tonight, they showcase six rising stars from around the world, playing works by Barber, Cassadó, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann and many more.
Yaroslava Trofymchuk was born in Ukraine in 1993. She began studying cello at the age of 6 in the Rivne Music School, where she was studying with Professor Alina Kuhn. In 2011 Yaroslava graduated from the specialized Lysenko Music School in Kiev and the same year entered the National Music Academy of Ukraine, where she was studying with Professor Elena Chervova. In 2014 she entered the Royal College of Music and is currently studying under Professor Thomas Carroll, joining the third year of undergraduate programme.
Yaroslava is an RCM scholar, also generously supported by Geoff and Carole Lindey Award and Mark Zetland Foundation.
In recent years she has been laureate of various competitions, such as “Classical Meridian”, “Citta di Lanciano” and Stankovich International Competition. She was winner of Lysenko International Competition (2012, Kiev), where she also received a special prize – a bow by modern Ukrainian luthier, and won the Competition “Best performer”, award – cello by French luthier Charles Jacqueau.
She has participated in a number of international youth orchestras, such as the CEI Youth Orchestra (2010, Italy), I Culture Orchestra (2012, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester (2014-2015, Austria, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland…)
She is also a keen chamber musician, during her studying in Ukraine she was constantly performing with her piano trio and string quartet.
She has participated in masterclasses with great cellists such as Dominique de Williencourt, Johannes Goritzki, Denis Severin, Anatoliy Nikitin, Alexander Rudin among others.
As a soloist Yaroslava has performed in Ukraine, Poland, Italy, Belorussia, Russia, France and England.
Yaroslava Trofymchuk plays a 19 century Charles Jacqueau cello which was provided for her as a prize in above named competition.