Nadezhda Korshakova



  Nadezhda Korshakova

Nadezhda Korshakova was born in St.Petersburg, Russia and started playing violin at the age of 4. She Studied under three main teachers: Prof. Lev Ivaschenko at St. Petersburg Pre-Conservatory Music School, Prof. Irina Bochkova at Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, and Prof.Zakhar Bron, first at Queen Sofia High School of Music in Madrid, then at High School of Music and Theatre in Zurich. Awarded funds from Yankelevich Foundation, Rostropovich Foundation in Russia, and from Isaak Albeniz Foundation in Spain. Nadezhda has won many prizes in international and national competitions, and  participated in various international festivals including Verbier Festival & Academy, Santander Music Festival, Orford Music Festival. Actively performing in Russian and European cities, working with orchestras and playing chamber music and duet with notable musicians as Gerard Causse, Itamar Golan, and Aleksandr Melnikov.


Nadezhda Korshakova


She maintains a wide range of repertoire from, baroque, classical, romantic to modern era, covering more than 20 concerto, 20 sonatas, chamber music countless small pieces.  Korshakova’s performance is characterized by beautiful tonal expression, delicate taste, warmth, and imagination, combined with strong formal conception allowing her to locate herself in any given musical moment.  .Korshakova currently serves as an assistant to Prof.Bron at High School of Music and Theatre in Zurich.  



Competition Prizes

Year Competition Prizes
1989 31st Kocian International Violin Competition, Czechslovakia   1st Prize and Ministry of Culture of Poland Prize for the 

excellent performance of composition by Wieniawski  

1992 National Competition, Russia   1st Prize
1994 St.Petersburg Chamber Music Competition, Russia   1st Prize  
1998 3rd Orford Internatinal Violin Competition, Canada   2nd Prize  
1999 4th Orford Internatinal Violin Competition, Canada 2nd Prize  
1999 4th L.Mozart International Violin Competition, Germany   Special prize
2003 Kiwanis-Prize Foundation, Switzerland 1st Prize
2003 Prague Spring International Violin Competition, Czech 2nd Prize (no 1st prize awarded)  




Genre Composer Composition
Concerto Bach Concerto in A minor
Barber Concerto in G Major
Bartok Concerto no.1 in D major
Beethoven  Concerto in D  major
Brahms Concerto in D major
Bruch Concerto no.1 in G minor
Glazunov Concerto 
Khachaturian Concerto in D minor
Mendelssohn Concerto in E minor
Mozart Concerto no.1 in Bb major
Mozart Concerto no.3 in G major
Mozart Concerto no.4 in D major
Paganini Concerto no.1 in D major
Prokofiev Concerto no.1 in D major
Prokofiev Concerto no.2 
Shostakovich Concerto no.1 in A minor
Sibelius Concerto in D minor
Spohr Concerto no.9 in D minor
Tchaikovsky Concerto in D major
Vieuxtemps Concerto no.5 in A minor
Wieniawski Concerto no.2 in D minor
Duets Mozart Duet for violin and viola k.423 G major
Mozart Duet for violin and viola k.424 B flat major
Pieces Bazzini Rondo E minor
Bartok Rhapsody no1
Bartok Romanian folk dances
Bloch NIgun from Baal Shem
Brahms Hungarian dances
Dvorak Slavonic dances
Massenet Meditation
Messiaen Theme and variations
Medtner Canzonetta and dance
Miyagi Haru no umi
Mozart Adagio E major k.261
Mozart Rondo C major k.373
Shchedrin In the style of Albeniz
Tchaikovsky Meditation
Tchaikovsky Melody
Tchaikovsky Scherzo
Tchaikovsky Valse-Scherzo
Wieniawski Legend
Wieniawski Mazurkas
Wieniawski Polonaise D major
Wieniawski Scherzo-tarantelle
Schubert Brilliant rondo b minor
Szymanowski la fontaine d'arethuse
Rachmaninov Vocalise
Rachmaninov Romance
Violin solo Bach  Partita no2 D minor
Bach Partita no3 E minor
Bach Sonata no1 G minor
Bach Sonata no2 A minor
Bach Sonata no3 C major
Bartok  Chaconne
Ernst  Last summer's rose
Paganini  Caprices op1
Paganini  Theme and variations "molinara"
Wieniawski  Caprices op18
Ysaye  Sonata-ballade no3
Sonata Beethoven Sonata no1 D major
Beethoven Sonata no5 F major
Beethoven Sonata no8 G major
Beethoven Sonata no9 A minor
Brahms  Sonata no2 A major
Veracini  Sonata E minor
Grieg  Sonata no1 F major
Grieg  Sonata no3 C minor
Debussy  Sonata G minor
Hindemith  Sonata E minor
Mozart  Sonata k376 F major
Mozart  Sonata k.304 E minor
Mozart  Sonata k454 B flat major
Prokofiev  Sonata for 2 violins C major
Prokofiev  Sonata no1 F minor
Prokofiev  Sonata no2 D major
Ravel  Sonata G major
Tartini  Sonata G minor devil's trill
Tartini  Sonata G minor
Franck  Sonata A major
Shostakovich  Sonata op.134
Khachaturian  Sonata G minor
Virtuoso pieces Bizet-Waxman  Carmen fantasy
Bizet-Sarasate  Carmen fantasy
Kreisler  Gypsy
Kreisler  Vienna caprice
Paganini  Palpiti
Ravel Tzigane
Rimsky-korsakov / zimbalist  Fantasy on themes from "The golden cockerel" 
Saint-saens  Havanaise
Saint-saens  Introduction and rondo capriccioso
Saint-saens  Etude in form of waltz
Sarasate  Zapateado
Sarasate  Zigeunerweisen
Chausson  Poem
Schubert  Fantasy C major
Schumann  Fantasy A minor
Piano trio Haydn  Trio
Mendelssohn  Trio no2 C minor
Schubert  Trio no2 E flat major op100
Rachmaninov Trio no1 G minor
Rachmaninov  Trio Elegiaque no2 D minor
Tchaikovsky  Trio Elegiaque A minor "in the memory of a great artist"