Dmytro Udovychenko

Dmytro Udovychenko

VIOLIN 2023 

Violin 2023

Competitors 2023


Laureate – First Prize

Award for the Best performance of a work by J.S. Bach

Born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Dmytro Udovychenko has been studying music since he was 5 years old and began his studies at the Kharkiv Specialized Musical boarding school at age 6. 

Dmytro is a first prize winner of the International Leopold Auer Competition for Violinists in Saint Petersburg, the International Leonid Kogan Competition for violinists in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, the International Violin Competition Andrea Postacchini in Fermo, Italy, and the International Odessa Violin Competition in 2021.  

Dmytro has performed with the Kharkiv Regional Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergische Symphoniker, Würth Philharmoniker, NDR Radiophilharmonie conducted by Andrew Manze, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Odessa National Philharmonic Orchestra, and National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine. He has participated in masterclasses with Boris Garlitsky, Natalya Boyarskaya, Olga Parkhomenko, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Sergey Ostrovsky, Ana Chumachenco, Leonidas Kavakos, and Christian Tetzlaff. 

In 2016, Dmytro began his studies at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen, Germany, in the class of Prof. Boris Garlitsky


Principal teachers

  • Christian Tetzlaff 2022-present  
  • Boris Garlitsky 2013-2022 
  • Liudmyla Varenina 2005-2016 

Major Competitions  

  • 3rd prize, International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, 2022 
  • 1st prize, International Odessa Violin Competition, 2021 
  • 2nd prize, Joseph Joachim Violin Competition, 2018 
  • 1st prize, International Violin Competition Andrea Postacchini, 2018  
  • 2nd prize, International Jasha Heifetz Competition for violinists, 2017




JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 
I. Adagio 
II. Fugue

ROBERT SCHUMANN Fantasie in C major for Violin and Piano, Op. 131

EUGÈNE YSAŸE Sonata No. 6 in E major, Op. 27
I. Allegro giusto non troppo vivo



BÉLA BARTÓK Sonata for Solo Violin, Sz. 117 
I. Tempo di ciaconna  
II. Fuga. Risoluto, ma non troppo vivo  
III. Melodia. Adagio  
IV. Presto 

MAURICE RAVEL Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major 
I. Allegretto 
II. Blues. Moderato 
III. Perpetuum mobile. Allegro 

LUNA PEARL WOOLF L’Inconnu.e bouleversant.e 

HENRYK WIENIAWSKI Variations on an Original Theme, Op.15 



DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77
I. Nocturne. Moderato  
II. Scherzo: Allegro  
III. Passacaglia: Andante – Cadenza  
IV. Burlesque: Allegro con brio – Presto 



Pianist: Francis Perron


Dmytro Udovychenko is generously sponsored by Louise Roy.


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