Belarus, Minsk Minsk City Violin
Belarussian violinist Elizaveta Saul has given recitals throughout the UK, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Norway and Belarus. She holds awards from a number of national and international competitions and festivals and has participated in master-classes with well-known musicians, such as Maxim Vengerov, Alexander Markov, Tatiana Samouil, Michael Gotsdiner, Oliver Charlier, Jan Talich and Shmuel Ashkenasi. As an active chamber music performer she has collaborated with world class musicians such as Peter Frankl and worked alongside Carducci and Harlem quartets, as well as being a member of LGT Young Soloists.
Having made her debut with the Belarussian Republican Chamber and Symphony orchestras in 2009, she received a full scholarship and came to study at Chetham’s School of Music in September 2012, during which time her engagements included performing with the Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra as the 1st prize winner of the Concerto Competition, as well as appearances at the Leeds International Concert Series, Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall amongst many others.
Elizaveta has recently graduated with a First Class Bachelor of Music (Hons) degree from the Royal College of Music where she held a full international ABRSM scholarship in the class of Jan Repko. Her recent awards have included Drake Calleja Trust and Miss E.B.Wrightson’s Charitable Trust scholarships, the Jallinek award and performance with Guildford Symphony Orchestra as well as the Macklin award for excellence in studies at the RCM. She has appeared as the leader of RCM Symphony, Opera and Philharmonic orchestras on numerous occasions, recorded at Abbey Road Studios and performed at Rhyl Music Club, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall.
Elizaveta has been studying towards her Postgraduate Master’s degree at the Royal College of Music with Alexander Gilman since September 2020 supported by the Lydia Napper award as well as a Stephen Bell Charitable Trust scholarship and Help Musicians Postgraduate award.
Elizaveta is performing on a 1688 Tononi violin on a generous loan from the Royal College of Music.