Competitors in the live rounds

Akulov, Nikita

No. 2

17 November 1990

Russia

 

Nikita Akulov began his music studies in his home-town, Chelyabinsk, and then he went on to perfect his skills in Ekaterinburg. Having received tutelage by Irina Bochkova, he graduated from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with a Bachelor of Music. Already during his university years, he acted as the primarius of the Moscovite Musica Viva chamber orchestra, then he was appointed first violinist of the Moscow State Chamber Orchestra. Currently, Mr Akulov is a student at Maastricht Academy of Music in Kyoko Yonemoto’s class and is a member of the Le Concert Olympique Antwerpen symphony orchestra.

 

Repertoire

 

Preliminary

Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94 – 1. Moderato

J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1 G minor, BWV 1001 – 1. Adagio, 2. Fuga

 

Semi-final

Bartók: Sonata for Solo Violin, BB 124 – 1. Tempo di ciaccona

Ravel: Tzigane

Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a – 1. Moderato

 

Final

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

 

Grand Final

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1, BB 48a