19-year-old violinist from Poland performs D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77: II. Scherzo: Allegro
About the artist
Sara Dragan is 19 years old award-winning concert violinist, emerging as one of the finest violinists of her generation. She started to play the violin at the age of 7, under the tutelage of her parents, Konrad and Alicja Dragan.
Sara is a protégée of legendary pedagogue Professor Zakhar Bron. She is a student of Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid, as well as Zakhar Bron Academy in Switzerland. The young violinist is currently playing on an old Italian violin by Nicolo Amati (1666) on the generous loan from Florian Leonhard Fine Violins (London&New York).
Despite her young age, Sara has already won first prizes and Grand Prix of about 50 violin competitions in Europe, Asia and the USA.
She has already played hundreds of concerts as a soloist. She performed solo with such an orchestras as the BVG Orchester Berlin, the RRCMC Moscow Orchestra, Royal Chamber Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra, Uzbekistan National Symphony Orchestra, Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Sudeten Philharmonic Orchestra, Opole Philharmonic Orchestra, the Warmian-Masurian Philharmonic Orchestra and many others.