1st prize at the Int. Vladimir Spivakov Violin Competition Russia
Wednesday, December 15th 2021
Elias won the 1st prize at the 3rd International Vladimir Spivakov Violin Competition in Ufa, Russia, only 2 weeks after winning the Int. Valsesia Musica Competition in Italy.
In the final he played the Tschaikowski Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan and conductor Mikhail Gerts. At the Gala concert he played the Tschaikowski Violin Concerto again under the baton of Maestro Vladimir Spivakov himself.