Roman Lytwyniw

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2019

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Violin

Location: London

British violinist, Roman Lytwyniw is a versatile chamber musician, orchestral player and soloist. He has performed a wide range of repertoire at most major concert halls in the U.K including the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall, as well as a recent debut at the Mariinsky Concert Hall in St. Petersburg.
 
Roman is currently leading a tour of the U.K and abroad with guitarist Miloš Karadaglińć and Ensemble7. Together they have performed at BBC and Classic FM, Warwick Arts Centre, Dubai Opera House and most recently Aix-en-Provence.
 
Having developed a passion for chamber music at an early age, Roman has been fortunate to perform with an array of talented musicians in countries such as Switzerland, Germany and Norway. Performing to HRH Earl of Wessex in 2011, followed by King’s Place and Wigmore Hall were the highlights of his quartets achievements. As an ambassador for Future Talent, Roman has also lead a String Quintet performing at Buckingham Palace.
 
Both as a chamber musician and an orchestral player, Roman has collaborated with and been taught by the Doric Quartet and London Haydn Quartet, Rachel Podger, Maxim Vengerov, Tasmin Little, Sir Mark Elder, Semyon Bychkov and regularly performs at chamber music festivals such as Cowbridge Festival, Wye Valley Chamber Music and Southwell Music Festival. He is also an active orchestral player, having led the Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra, chamber orchestra performances in Switzerland and performs regularly with RAM Symphony Orchestra and Melos Sinfonia. Roman enjoys working on contemporary music with ensembles and young composers.
 
Born in Manchester, Roman attended Chetham’s School of Music and is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Joshua Fisher.
 
He currently performs on an 1846 Ceruti violin, kindly on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.
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