Elena Makhnev

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Elena Makhnev is a young violinist from the state of Guanajuato, who has been described as a “virtuoso”.[1][2]

Her repertoire includes works by Pablo de Sarasate, Niccolò Paganini, Astor Piazzolla and Camille Saint-Saëns such as Capricho No. 13 by Paganini and Aires Gitanos by Sarasate, which are noted for their technical difficulty.[2] Most of the rest of the works are from Italy, Spain, France and Argentina.[1]

She has performed with pianist Carlos Salmerón and her father Stanislav Makhnev, at the Festival Internacional Cervantino.[1][3]

She is currently a student at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. She has appeared in various concerts in the state of Guanajuato and won various awards at musical competitions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Carlos Salinas Rivera (October 17, 2011). "Llega virtuosa a Cervantino". Periódico AM (in Spanish). Guanajuato, Mexico. Archived from the original on April 6, 2012. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Ruth Elizarraraz; Alina Pompa Bernal (October 12, 2011). "Engalanan 'Fiesta del Espíritu'". Periódico AM (in Spanish). Guanajuato, Mexico. Archived from the original on April 6, 2012. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Festival Internacional Cervantino:Los Dones de la Naturaleza (in Spanish). Mexico City: Festival Internacionl Cervantino. 2011. p. 23.