Tatiana Samouil

  • Violin
Tatiana was born into a family of musicians. At the age of three she was already playing the piano, and two years later she discovered the violin. She made her debut at the age of nine with the National Orchestra of Moldova, under the baton of her father, conductor Alexandru Samoilă. She has played for Pope John Paul II in the Vatican and for UNESCO in Paris. She has won prizes at the biggest violin competitions, such as the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 2002 and the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels in 2001. He has performed with great musicians such as Yuri Bashmet, Maxim Vengerov, Gautier Capuçon and Augustin Dumay, as well as with conductors Antonio Pappano, Christian Arming, Kazushi Ono and Gilbert Varga.

She has collaborated with orchestras all over the world: Belgian National Orchestra, St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic of Liège, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra of Budapest, etc. She founded the Malibran Quartet and teaches violin at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth, the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and the Musikene Centre for Advanced Studies in San Sebastián. She is a permanent member of the Yuri Bashmet Academy and gives masterclasses all over Russia. She currently plays a Nicolò Gagliano violin from 1770 and a modern violin built especially for her by Christian Bayon.