"Viviana Sofronitski began her music studies in the family, following in the footsteps of her father, Vladimir Sofronitsky, who was a distinguished Russian pianist. After earning a DMA from the Moscow Conservatory she came to study Early Music in Oberlin, US. In 1990 she moved to Canada, where she performed with many musicians from the Toronto "Tafelmusik orchestra". In 1999 Viviana Sofronitzki received historical fortepiano and harpsichord performance degrees from the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag.
Viviana Sofronitski was awarded the First Prize at the "Bach Tage Berlin" competition, as well as main prizes at the "Musica Antiqua" competition in Brugge. Since then she has performed at many festivals, including "Printemps des Arts" in Nantes, Leipzig Bach Festival, "Flanders festival" and "Handelsbeurs" in Belgium, and with the "Oude Muziek Netwerk" (Utrecht Festival producer) in the Netherlands.
Viviana Sofronitski recorded with "Suoni e colori", "Pro Musica Camerata" and "Globe" labels. She gives masterclasses and has been widely broadcast in Europe and America. Her current projects include recording Schubert on early romantitic fortepiano. She released a complete recording of all Mozart's keyboard concertos with Musicae Antiquae Collegium Varsoviense orchestra on original 18th century instruments. " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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