Maria Tsogia-Razakova

Maria Tsogia-Razakova

Born in Katerini (Greece) in 1999. Since 2018, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Zakhar Bron. She has been scholarships by Citi and Fundación Albéniz.

She completed her music studies at Thessaloniki's New Conservatory with the highest qualifications. She made her debut at the Young Soloists from Greece and Russia Concert Series, organised by the Vladimir Spivakov institution. In 2014 she performed as soloist at the Musikverein with the International Youth Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of maestro Yuri Bashmet. In 2015 she was concertmaster of the Megarón Youth Symphony Orchestra. In 2017 she performed as soloist with the State Symphony Orchestra of Thessaloniki under the baton of maestro Michalis Economou. In 2017 she was second violin of the Greek-Turkish Youth Orchestra and since then, she is also a member of the Greek Youth Symphony Orchestra.

As a student of the School, she has performed with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Víctor Pablo Pérez, Plácido Domingo, Péter Eötvös, Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Pablo González, and has attended masterclasses from Miriam Fried, Alexander Lonquich, Ingolf Turban, and Silvia Marcovici. She has also been part of the Aegea Ensemble. She is currently a member of the Vivaldi Estaciones and Beethoven ensembles as well as that of the KPMG Schubert Trio.